Ben McKee

Ben is a connoisseur of everything that rocks... Mostly drinks on them..   He grew up in Western Pennsylvania; after his High School Cheerleading Career didn't pan out.  His love affair with radio blossomed in college at the University of Pittsburgh...  
 
Ben moved to Northeast Ohio in 2013 via Corpus Christi, TX where he did mornings for 10 years.  He joined Rubber City Radio Group in 2016.  
 
Ben loves spending time with his family and friends while "trying" to keep up with his 8 year-old son and two dogs.  You can usually catch him at a Cleveland sporting event, concerts or comedy show.  
 
Hear Ben McKee Afternoons from 3-7pm on JenY107.3.
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 16:41

Ben's Ten 4/21

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Disclaimer: The are my Top 10 and some extras!  Try them out and hear most on Cleveland's Modern Alternative, jenY1073! On the Radar: The Black Keys - Crawling Kingsnake Peach Tree Rascals - Change My Mind Two Feet - Flatline  Smashing Pumpkins - Ramona Rise Against - Nowhere Generation Video's of The Week Foo Fighter's - Chasing Birds Weezer - Grapes of Wrath (formerly Rock My Audible) Briston Maroney - Bottle Rocket (See if you get hypnotic state) Des Rocs - This Is Our Life (it is like an action movie with a lot of blood) Ben's Ten 10.   …
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 16:15

Zooms Need to Chill

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Are you sick of zoom?  How about Meet?  FaceTime?  Really any tele-conferencing. It is day in and day out.  Weezer may have our answer to go reading a book (the 82nd anniversary of when the book was published) or really anything else than being tied to a screen.  Here is Grapes of Wrath formerly Rock My Audible the 3rd track off of OK Human.  If your chill is music... Van Weezer is on the way, May 7th. It’s almost Van Weezer time.These are all the songs on the album that comes out on May 7th."I Need Some Of That” drops…
Tuesday, 20 April 2021 18:47

jenY 1073 Draft

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It is like the jenY 1073 Draft Musically! With the First Night's Pick jenY1073 picks: Kings of Leon on April 29th Second Night's Pick jenY1073 selects: Black Pumas on April 30th and the Third Night it's... MGK!!!  on May 1st If you can't get in to the event there will be screens around downtown to watch.
Monday, 19 April 2021 17:42

Gnome Sweet Gnome

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If you are in a competition for the best lawn on the block, you may want to get ready.  There are a few things:With 1-3 inches of snow still in the forecast Tuesday Night into Wednesday Morning this week and the 17 year cicadas in May and June??  Yeah, it's a real thing...  There are some definite things to look out for on the horizon. My lawn had holes, that I thought were from grubs or animals...  No, the cicadas didn't show up early in my yard only.   Rather my son used his  pogo stick on grass???  With that and all…
Friday, 16 April 2021 18:15

Chubb Crunch

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Brown's RB Nick Chubb is usually making defenses go coo coo for missed tackles on Sunday Afternoons. Now you can start your day off with Chubb Crunch the 25 year old is flexxing his muscle in the cereal game. And maybe even more importantly, the monies made go to a great organization...First Candle that is trying to eliminate SIDS and help families and children effected by it. There is a reason Nick is a fan favorite on the field, off the field and now hopefully now in milk...  Click Here to Find out More.
Thursday, 15 April 2021 12:59

Caff-Green Day

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If you would like to taste what fuels the band Green Day.  Their Oakland Coffee House has opened in the Bay Area.   Sure us in Ohio probably aren't jogging to the bay area for coffee.  Good news is you can order online as well...  Oh and their rewards program, they have, includes some band footage.  Click here to see.             View this post on Instagram                       A post shared by Oakland Coffee Works (@oaklandcoffee)
Wednesday, 14 April 2021 09:41

Ben's Ten 4/14

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Disclaimer:  Ben's Ten is my personal Top 10 in Cleveland's Modern Alternative... with a few extras... Enjoy!!!. Weathers C'est La Vie All Time Low - Once in A Lifetime Tessa Violet - Games Peach Tree Rascals - Change My Mind Phoebe Bridgers - Kyoto    Video of the Week - Area 21 - La La La   On the Rise Slush Puppy - Juliette  Des Rocs - This is Our Life   Ben's Ten 10.  Smashing Pumpkins - Ramona 9.    The Band Camino - 1 Last Cigarette 8.    Nessa Barrett - La Di Die ft. Jxden 7.   …
Tuesday, 13 April 2021 19:08

It's A Grohl-ing Week

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Well as  you can tell by the over blogging about the Foo Fighters it has been a Grohl-ing week. Now Dave has added 2 more things to his week!!!!  He and the Foo Fighters will be part of a Global Citizen Show to Promote Covid 19 Vaccines on May 8th. Plus Dave has teamed with Mick Jagger for a new video called "Eazy Sleazy" a satirical song about the vaccine. Storytellers was just announced and will release in October.... And now just announced... "What Drives Us".   Due April 30th the documentary is being called a love letter to musicians and…
Monday, 12 April 2021 16:53

This Is Going To Be Good!

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The Foo Fighters just released a new album, Medicine at Midnight in February. Dave Grohl and his mom will be on Paramount+ with The Grohls’ series that is based on 2017 book From Cradle to Stage: Stories from the Mothers Who Rocked and Raised Rock Stars. Storytellers was just announced and will release in October.... And now just announced... "What Drives Us".   Due April 30th the documentary is being called a love letter to musicians and an ode to the rockstar who got in the van. 
Saturday, 10 April 2021 07:43

Scale of Grohl

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This scale should be all encompassing.    Pain Scale at the doctor's office, Courtesy Cards at service industry events and restaurants and even the how's my driving signs? on trucks and other vehicles....
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