The Kasey Ferguson Show is an exciting and one-of-a-kind podcast that spins great music from a diverse array of genres and provides in depth interviews with bands, songwriters, actors, athletes, authors, celebrities, comedians and those behind the scenes.
Since it's debut episode in March of 2013 many notable guests have appeared on The Kasey Ferguson Show including Rock N Roll Hall Of Fame inductees Dizzy Reed (Guns N Roses) and Reese Wynans (Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble, Joe Bonamassa), Grammy Award winners Alannah Myles, Jonny Lang and Eric Johnson, Olympic gold medalist Ross Rebagliati, Emmy award winning composer, Jeff Russo (Star Trek: Discovery, Star Trek : Picard, Fargo) , Simon Wright (AC/DC) , Alan Cross (Legendary Broadcaster and Host of The Ongoing History Of New Music), Bruce Kulick (KISS , Grand Funk Railroad) , John 5 (Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson) , Tony Palermo (Papa Roach), Lexxi Foxx (Steel Panther), Dan "The Beast" Severn (UFC Legend and Hall Of Famer), John Corabi (Motley Crue), Tara Spencer Nairn (Corner Gas), Jonny "Two Bags" Wickersham (Social Distortion), Johnette Napolitano (Concrete Blonde), Jason Smith (former NHL Captain), Kevin Martin (Candlebox) , comedian Jim Florentine (That Metal Show, Crank Yankers), Brad Roberts (Crash Test Dummies), Colin James, Ryan Roxie (Alice Cooper, Slash's Snakepit), Bill Moseley (The Devil's Rejects) , Linnea Quigley (The Return Of The Living Dead),Tony Moran (aka Michael Myers from the original 1978 film Halloween), Gordie Johnson (Big Sugar and Wide Mouth Mason), Ken Sagoes (A Nightmare On Elm Street 3 and 4), Internationally acclaimed artist Derek Hess, Bill Welychka (Muchmusic VJ), Tasha Reign (Porn Star and Penthouse Pet),Thom Mathews (Friday The 13th Part 6), Pete Agnew (Nazareth), legendary photographer Mick Rock (Queen, David Bowie, Iggy Pop), Grammy nominated producers Ulrich Wild (White Zombie, Pantera , Breaking Benjamin) and Michael Beinhorn (Soundgarden, Korn, Hole), Bif Naked, Director Adam Marcus (Jason Goes To Hell : The Final Friday) , pro wrestling legends The Iron Sheik, "The Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase and Shane Douglas among many others.
Hosted and produced by the wise cracking and often outspoken Kingston based musician turned podcaster , Kasey Ferguson, this is an uncensored and raucous ride that speaks to those who are dissatisfied with what they hear on commercial radio . It's Saturday Night Live meets Headbanger's Ball, it's Letterman for metalheads, it's Mad Magazine for your headphones. It's an irreverent, unpredictable, wildly funny program presided over by a middle finger waving, misanthropic, music aficionado and television/movie buff who out of love for these forms of entertainment and frustration due to what he considered to be lackluster coverage , decided to take matters into his own hands to create a show that respected the art, the guests and little else. Kasey himself describes the result as "craft radio".
In addition to The Kasey Ferguson Show podcast, Kasey also hosted and produced a 25-episode radio version of The Kasey Ferguson Show, several interviews and a one-hour radio special for the terrestrial radio station, Amherst Island Radio 92.1 FM , a volunteer run station serving the community in and around his hometown which streamed to the online world as well. This version of The Kasey Ferguson Show featured all new content and became the most downloaded show on the station, a trend which continued even after the program went into re runs when he chose to leave the station in 2017 .
Kasey then accepted an offer from internet station Q108, Kingston's New Rock to produce a few specials, including the continuation of his annual Halloween series "The Haunted House Of Rock" which not only continues to this day but is often regarded by many fans as a staple of their Halloween celebrations each year.
Kasey is also an in-demand MC, hosting concerts, festivals, charity events, mixed martial arts contests and horror conventions. He lent his musical talents to one of his past guests when he was tapped to compose and perform the theme song for UFC Legend Dan "The Beast" Severn's MMA Promotion Dangerzone. Known to some for his writing as well, Kasey has written for several entertainment websites and magazines, the latest of which was penning a regular column, "Words From A Wild Card" and a cover story for 2nd Floor Sound Factory Magazine.
Most recently, Kasey created a custom program/station for The Cottage Coffee House in Westport, Ontario called "The Frothy Coffee Sessions" and began first run syndication of The Kasey Ferguson Show in the US with the Ohio based rock station, KRMA Radio
"The Kasey Ferguson Show is a witty and insightful show that is both educational and entertaining. My interview with Kasey is probably the most in depth and well researched interview I've ever done. He deserves all of his success"
Mitch Markowitz , 50 plus year showbiz veteran best known for the legendary TV Show "The Hilarious House Of Frightenstein" which also starred Vincent Price and the feature film "The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh"
“The Kasey Ferguson Show just gets better. Kasey Ferguson is a Kingston fixture - songwriter, musician, entrepreneur, impresario (concert presenter and supporter of other artists), social activist, and of course broadcaster - but his interests extend far beyond Kingston's city limits. Stop by and give an episode a listen. You won't regret it.”
Bob Mackenzie, Award winning author and poet behind the books Ghost Shadow : Unfinished Sins and To Whom It May Concern
“Kasey has an ear for awesome music. I can tell he’s done his homework.”
Bill Welychka, the longest running VJ in Muchmusic history and host of The WS Daily (formerly Live @ 5) on CKWS TV. Bill has interviewed many of the biggest names in entertainment including Mick Jagger, Jimmy Page, Slash, AC/DC, Johnny Cash, The Foo Fighters, Harrison Ford and Aerosmith among others.
“Kasey does a better job than our so-called Kingston pro’s. He deserves more recognition for what he does for the Kingston community. Kasey has one of the most original concepts for a show on the net and does for it by chutzpah! I like that a lot. A person who just goes for it despite the odds. Bravo!
Brent Holland, Award winning film and TV composer, host of Night Fright. Brent has interviewed Prime Minister Paul Martin, Dr. David Suzuki and numerous Nobel Peace and Pulitzer Prize winners.
"Kasey rocks! He knows his stuff"
Bruce Kulick, Guitarist of Grand Funk Railroad and 12-year member of KISS
"Kasey was an absolute delight"
Alannah Myles, Grammy and Juno Award Winning singer best known for the hit songs "Black Velvet", "Still Got This Thing For You", "Love Is", "Song Instead Of A Kiss" and "Lover Of Mine"
"Loved being on The Kasey Ferguson Show and talking about life, my new music, cancer care, food poverty, The Welfare Food Challenge and more. Thanks to Kasey for being so awesome"
Bif Naked, Juno nominated singer, actress and author.
"The best interviewer I've ever met"
Eric Tremblay , President of Island Radio 92.1 FM
"I enjoyed our conversation. The time just flew by"
Dan "The Beast" Severn, UFC Legend and Hall Of Famer
"Kasey was great. He made me feel very comfortable"
Tony Moran , Actor best known for playing Michael Myers in the 1978 John Carpenter film, Halloween
"It's nice to get someone who knows what they are talking about"
Carlos Soria, Lead Vocalist and Bassist of revered Canadian punk rockers,The Nils who have shared the stage with legendary acts such as The Ramones and X in addition to being named one of the "Greatest Canadian Bands of All Time" by CBC.
"Impressive. Kasey is a great interviewer who really does his homework. I had a great time talking with him. Give it a listen"
Ulrich Wild , Grammy nominated engineer and producer who has worked with White Zombie, Pantera, Breaking Benjamin, Deftones and Snoop Doggy Dogg.
"Kasey Ferguson is a quality dude, someone whose work I respect and admire tremendously. You'll be hard-pressed to find a harder working or most honest guy around. He tells it like it is, often perfectly, and The Kasey Ferguson Show is one of the best”
Jan Murphy, Co-Creator at Chinlock.com, News Editor at Sun Media Corporation and News/Features editor and columnist at Kingston Whig-Standard
G Tom Mac, Songwriter and performer best known for penning "Cry Little Sister" the theme song to the hit film The Lost Boys as well as writing songs for KISS, Robert Plant, Carly Simon and Terry Reid. He also served as producer and musical director for "Rocks In The Head" an album from The Who's Roger Daltrey and has had his songs featured in numerous films and TV shows including Fast Times At Ridgemont High, Chasing Amy, The Shield, The X Files and Dawson's Creek.
"The most fun I've had in quite a while. Kasey's very good at what he does"
Lezlie Deane, Actress (Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare, 976 Evil) and vocalist of Scary Cherry & The Bang Bangs
"The Kasey Ferguson Show is one of my favorite interviews in Canada. It was nice to talk to someone with an edge and who isn't afraid to express opinions. It was a breath of fresh air"
Brad Roberts, Lead Vocalist of the Grammy nominated and Juno Award winning band, Crash Test Dummies who have sold over 6 million albums.
"This is a great show. Great production. Well done."
Darrell "Dwarf" Millar, drummer of Killer Dwarfs who have performed and toured with the likes of Iron Maiden , Skid Row , Pantera , The Joe Perry Project and Nazareth among others.
"The years of experience really amount to a lot. Kasey is definitely on a very cool track".
Lar Park Lincoln, Acting Coach, Author and actress best known for starring in Friday The 13th Part 7 : The New Blood and TV'S Knots Landing
"Kasey is a great interviewer"
Jeff Pearce , Original Bassist of the Juno Award Winning band, Moist
"Kasey doesn't pull any punches, that's for sure"
Derek Hess, Renowned Artist who is recognized internationally for his poster work with bands such as Pantera, Pink Floyd and Pearl Jam, as well as being featured by brands like MTV, Vh1 and TLC, Hess' art has been featured everywhere from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to the infamous Louvre in Paris.
"Kasey is a true master of his craft. Perfect execution. He brings an atmosphere to the Quinte Horror Expo that is second to none. He's the patron saint of rock n roll"
Gord Wilson, Organizer of Quinte Horror Expo
"I thank Kasey for making me feel welcome and comfortable"
Reese Wynans , Grammy Award winning keyboardist for Stevie Ray Vaughan And Double Trouble, Joe Bonamassa , Hank Williams Jr. , Brooks And Dunn and Los Lonely Boys among others.
"Kasey goes deep into his research. It was great talking to him and I'd like to come back".
Sybil Danning , Actress ( Rob Zombie's Halloween, Robert Rodriguez/ Quentin Tarantino's Grindhouse, Hercules, Battle Beyond The Stars) and Playboy cover girl
"Kasey's the hardest working guy in the biz"
Brian Andreas , Lead Vocalist of Andreas and solo artist
“It’s nice to get someone like Kasey. He asks good questions. It was a great interview.”
Adam Hicks, Guitarist of 604 Records Recording Artists, One Bad Son.
"It's always a pleasure. Kasey's very entertaining and does a great job. Very polished, engaging and TIRELESS"
Anthony DP Mann, Actor/Director of Phantom Of The Opera, A Christmas Carol, Terror Of Dracula, The Ghostkeepers, Sherlock Holmes And The Shadow Watchers and host of Horror Etc Podcast
"It was great chatting with Kasey. I thank him for doing his homework"
Tony Palermo, drummer of Papa Roach who has sold over 20 million albums worldwide.
"This dude is playing some rock and roll. Why don't I have radio like this in Ottawa"?
Dave Di Ubaldo , Guitarist of Iconoclast
"Kasey's emcee skills and amazing choice of music... could not have done the Strange And Astounding Show 2016 without him. From keeping our vendors and attendees pumped up with great music, to doing our q&a's all weekend.... just a huge immense thank you!
It couldn't have been any better"
Brad and KT Mavin, Organizers of The Strange And Astounding Show
"It was a really great interview"
Jonny Lang, Grammy Award winning musician who has toured and recorded with the likes of The Rolling Stones, Jeff Beck, Aerosmith and B.B. King.
"So insanely funny. Kasey isn't one in a million but rather once in a lifetime. Such an amazing soul. I love, love LOVE this man."
Laurene Landon, star of films such as Maniac Cop 1,2, Hundra and All The Marbles
"I enjoyed it"
Reb Beach, Guitarist of multi-platinum selling bands Whitesnake and Winger and former member of Alice Cooper, Dokken
“Kasey is quite knowledgeable”
Tom Keifer , Vocalist/guitarist of multi – platinum recording artists Cinderella and Merovee Records Recording Artist
"It was a pleasure"
Jay Gordon , Lead Vocalist and founding member of Orgy , best known for the hit song "Blue Monday" from the album Candyass which sold over 2 million copies.
"I do a lot of interviews and my interview with Kasey was definitely one of the better ones. I really had a great time"
Al Lowe , Creator of the Leisure Suit Larry series of games
"Big thumbs up!"
Ryan Roxie, Guitarist , Alice Cooper
"I really enjoyed our interview and bluesin' it up with Kasey. Next time I'll have to bring my A game if I want to play in his league!"
Neil Affleck, Animation Director of The Simpsons and Family Guy, Star of the Canadian horror classic , My Bloody Valentine
"How does he know this stuff? I'm always amazed when someone does their research and brings up things that even I don't remember"
Lee Aaron, Multi-Platinum Recording Artist , ten-time Juno Award Nominee and three-time winner of Best Female Vocalist at the Toronto Music Awards
"I enjoyed being on the show. Kasey asks great questions"
Moses Avalon, Music Industry Expert, Advocate and Author of several music industry books including "Confessions Of A Record Producer" which is required reading at such prestigious schools as UCLA and NYU . Moses has appeared on CNN Moneyline, Bill O' Reilly, Court TV and several other television shows seeking inside information on the music business
"Kasey put together a fantastic Halloween special for us. Q108 was honored to have this very talented DJ (among other things) airing on our station. The master of rock and horror."
Randy Skaggs, Owner and Program Director of Q108
"Kingston's version of Wayne's World"
Hank Rots, Singer/Songwriter
"An awesome show, an awesome personality, interesting topics, and a great radio voice".
Adam Jackett , rottenrags.com
"I absolutely LOVED IT"
Dean Karr, Music video director, photographer and album cover artist who has worked with Iron Maiden, Ozzy Osbourne, Slipknot and Stevie Nicks (among many others)
"I had a great time talking with Kasey"
Linnea Quigley , legendary Scream Queen known best from her roles in the films The Return Of The Living Dead, Night Of The Demons and Silent Night Deadly Night
"I'm a big fan of The Kasey Ferguson Show and I hope you will be too"
Ken Sagoes , Actor, Director, Comedian and founder of The Giving Back Corporation best known for his portrayal of Kincaid in the hit films A Nightmare On Elm Street 3 &4.
"A podcast you need to hear. Funny, opinionated and often profane, The Kasey Ferguson Show is like radio but more idiosyncratic"
Kingston Life Magazine
"Kasey is a great resource"
Justin Brake, bassist of Hay's Code
"Smooth delivery with flair"!
Rene Vermette, Roughmix
"Sonic Assault. A trendsetter"
Matthew Peak, poster and VHS cover artist of the first 5 A Nightmare On Elm Street films
"Kasey puts so many hours into it. It's mind boggling. He does such a great job of the audio, it sounds great. You'll love the quality of the sound. The music mix is great as well. It's all over the map from rock to punk to country. There's a lot of humor spread through it as well. Nothing is off the plate on that show. I've heard some episodes more than 50 times and I'm still catching little jokes that he's stuck in there. Kasey's ability to articulate himself through his writing always amazes me!"
John Pringle , Host of Espresso Shots Live, Owner of Westport Video and The Cottage Coffee House
"I would have hired him based on his resume alone but Kasey's show is REALLY funny. I laughed my ass off! His production really shines through, as well. He's very talented"
Steve Jones, Owner of KRMA Internet Radio
"It was my pleasure. Kasey's a very gracious host"
Michael Beinhorn, Grammy nominated producer (Soundgarden, Hole, Red Hot Chili Peppers)
"The music was the best of ANY convention show I have worked at" (referring to The Strange And Astounding Show to which Kasey was the DJ)
Lisa, Owner of Darksunshine Skullz
"Kasey asks really awesome questions and does his research which is really refreshing"
Dani Engum , Lead Vocalist of Cold Kingdom
Kasey sits down with Jumpin' John Pringle to discuss The Kasey Ferguson Show on Espresso Shots Live.
Filmed as part of the forthcoming documentary on The Kasey Ferguson Show entitled "Sounding Thunder"
If you are looking for a few more videos featuring Kasey be sure to check out The Kasey Ferguson Show Vimeo channel at https://vimeo.com/showcase/7108410/
It's very much a work in progress but hey, it's a start.
Want to get in touch with Kasey or submit music for possible airplay on The Kasey Ferguson Show? Send an e mail via the button below.
Music Submissions : A link to an album download is ideal (Haulix, Dropbox, Google Drive, etc). Individual MP3 and WAV's are also accepted.
PLEASE, do NOT send streaming links, press releases WITHOUT music or Bandcamp links requiring a code to download music. I'm getting hundreds of music submissions and I don't have time to go digging. I'm also not a news or review site so I don't need a bunch of crap clogging up my e mail. Johnny Ramrod has a killer new album? Great. Send me the ALBUM, not a press release telling me about it. The music comes first around here....plus, I can't play a press release Thanks for understanding.
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