Rick Michaels

What can you say about Rick Michaels except he has done just about everything in the music business.  Born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, Rick started his radio career as a young intern at WKAP in Whitehall.  That led him to award winning radio shows in Cleveland, Detroit, Columbus and a syndicated show in North and South Carolina.  Rick also worked as Director of Promotions Midwest for the Universal Music Group promoting and touring with bands like Kiss, Elton John, Shania Twain, INXS, Hanson and Bon Jovi.  Rick now has been back in the Lehigh Valley for the past 17 years entertaining fans every morning on the Hawk Morning Show with Rick Michaels.

More From Rick

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SteelStacks Curbside Pickup Launches…

It may only be May, but ArtsQuest is providing an opportunity for the community to support local small businesses and get great food from some of their favorite Musikfest vendors a few months early as the new SteelStacks Curbside Service launches on PNC Plaza at SteelStacks tomorrow. On the menu for the first weekend of…MORE

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Apple Air Pods (x2?) – 5/26/20

What happens when you’re really excited to buy the new Apple AirPods… but you click “order” twice? Rick and Joel talk about the returning process for online buying… and have quite the disagreement!  MORE

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Horror on the LAWN! -5/29/20

Homeowners know the struggle – maintaining your lawn and yard! For some it’s therapeutic and something to look forward to… for others, they’d rather do ANYTHING ELSE than cut the lawn. It seems like most of us who have gotten behind a lawn mower at one point have done something stupid… Rick and Joel share…MORE

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Now Trending! -5/29/20

Chris Rock and Rosie Perez joined NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s briefing on Thursday and talked about the importance of testing and wearing masks…then of course Chris Rock had to get a testing joke in there! Classic… Grateful Dead fans are happy this morning with the release of Nike’s is Grateful Dead-inspired sneakers! The swoosh and…MORE

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More Photo/Video BOMBS! -5/29/20

We keep wondering why people continue to take selfies and zoom bomb people while on lockdown. Shannon Butt of Nailsworth, England recently went viral after she posted a unique bathroom selfie online… Jacksonville, Florida resident Ashley Smith can’t stop cracking up as she recalls how she walked naked in front of her seven-year-old daughter’s Zoom…MORE

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SUMMER JOB TALK! -5/28/20

Its time again for those summer jobs, granted… this year might be a little different. We all remember that crappy job we had just to get a couple of bucks to put some gas in the tank or go to that concert you were dying to see. We share our crappy summer job stories this…MORE

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Even Politicians Fart! 5/28/20

People are wondering about that fart-like sound heard during a live webcast conversation between former vice-president Joe Biden and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf yesterday. You be the judge!  MORE

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Now Trending! – 5/28/20

The talk of the TV world this morning is Americas Got Talent contestant Archie Williams who was apparently wrongfully imprisoned for 37 years got a personal phone call from Elton John himself to join him on tour after he heard a rendition of Elton’s Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me… check it out!…MORE

Morning Show Interviews

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Rick chats with Colin Mochrie! – 10/25/19

Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood bring their infamous improv back to the State Theatre on 11/16 – it was great to chat with Colin himself this morning! For more information, and to purchase your tickets… click here.  MORE

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Joel’s Full Interview w/ Rick Wakeman from YES! – 9/27/19

Joel had the chance to chat with legendary Yes Keyboard guru, Rick Wakeman about his upcoming tour and a few other things. Check out Rick Wakeman SOLO at Miller Symphony Hall in Allentown on 10/8. Keep listening for your chance to win tickets, or purchase them here.    MORE

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Chriss Angel Interview! – 7/3/19

He is one of the most famous illusionists on the planet with roots right here in the Valley. It was great to chat once again this morning with Mr. Chriss Angel.MORE

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SteelStacks Curbside Pickup Launches…

SteelStacks Curbside Pickup Launches…

It may only be May, but ArtsQuest is providing an opportunity for the community to support local small businesses and get great food from some of their favorite Musikfest vendors a few months early as the new SteelStacks Curbside Service launches on PNC Plaza at SteelStacks tomorrow. On the menu for the first weekend of…

Apple Air Pods (x2?) – 5/26/20

Apple Air Pods (x2?) – 5/26/20

What happens when you’re really excited to buy the new Apple AirPods… but you click “order” twice? Rick and Joel talk about the returning process for online buying… and have quite the disagreement!  

Horror on the LAWN! -5/29/20

Horror on the LAWN! -5/29/20

Homeowners know the struggle – maintaining your lawn and yard! For some it’s therapeutic and something to look forward to… for others, they’d rather do ANYTHING ELSE than cut the lawn. It seems like most of us who have gotten behind a lawn mower at one point have done something stupid… Rick and Joel share…

Now Trending! -5/29/20

Now Trending! -5/29/20

Chris Rock and Rosie Perez joined NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s briefing on Thursday and talked about the importance of testing and wearing masks…then of course Chris Rock had to get a testing joke in there! Classic… Grateful Dead fans are happy this morning with the release of Nike’s is Grateful Dead-inspired sneakers! The swoosh and…