Archive for October, 2019

Chris Janson joins Brent and Candy for Halloween 2019

Posted on: October 31st, 2019 by brent

Let’s talk costumes, candy, and spooky stories…

The Cat Pak Halloween Playlist

Posted on: October 30th, 2019 by brent

  • The Devil Went Down to Georgia – Charlie Daniels
  • The Night Lights Went Out in Georgia – Reba
  • Monster Mash – Bobby Boris Pickett
  • Thriller – Michael Jackson
  • Legend of Wooley Swamp – Charlie Daniels
  • Werewolf in London  – Warren Zevon
  • Twilight Theme Song
  • Friday the 13th Theme Song
  • Hotel California – Eagles
  • Beaches of Cheyanne – Garth Brooks
  • Marie Leveau – Bobby Bare
  • Ghostbusters – Ray Parker
  • Superstition – Stevie Wonder
  • Highway to Hell – ACDC
  • Dragula – Rob Zombie
  • Nightmare on My Street – Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff
  • Seven Spanish Angels – Willie Nelson and Ray Charles
  • Ghost Riders in the Sky – Johnny Cash
  • Goodbye Earl – Dixie Chicks
  • Church Bells – Carrie Underwood
  • Witchy Woman – Eagles
  • Midnight in Montgomery – Alan Jackson
  • The Ride – David Allen Coe
  • Elvira – Oakridge Boys

Is there something you think should be on the list?

53rd CMA Award Nominations – Cat Country WINS

Posted on: October 28th, 2019 by brent
» 2019 CMA Awards Nominees: Jimmie Allen, Ashley McBryde, Midland and Morgan Wallen revealed final nominees for The 53rd Annual CMA Awards this morning (8/28). They are:Entertainer

  • Garth Brooks
  • Eric Church
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Keith Urban
  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • Miranda Lambert
  • Maren Morris
  • Kacey Musgraves
  • Carrie Underwood
  • Dierks Bentley
  • Luke Combs
  • Thomas Rhett
  • Chris Stapleton
  • Keith Urban
  • Lady Antebellum
  • Little Big Town
  • Midland
  • Old Dominion
  • Zac Brown Band
  • Brooks & Dunn
  • Brothers Osborne
  • Dan + Shay
  • Florida Georgia Line
  • Maddie & Tae
  • Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett
  • Cry Pretty, Carrie Underwood
  • Dan + Shay, Day + Shay
  • Desperate Man, Eric Church
  • Girl, Maren Morris
Single Of The Year
  • “Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley f/Brothers Osborne
  • “Girl,” Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
  • “Millionaire,” Chris Stapleton
  • “Speechless,” Dan + Shay
Song Of The Year
  • “Beautiful Crazy,” Luke Combs, Wyatt B. Durrette III, Robert Williford
  • “Girl,” Maren Morris, Sarah Aarons, Greg Kurstin
  • “God’s Country,” Devin Dawson, Jordan Schmidt, Michael Hardy
  • “Rainbow,” Natalie Hemby, Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves
  • “Tequila,” Dan Smyers, Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds
Musical Event
  • “All My Favorite People,” Maren Morris f/Brothers Osborne
  • “Brand New Man,” Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs
  • “Dive Bar,” Garth Brooks & Blake Shelton
  • “Old Town Road (Remix),” Lil Nas X f/Billy Ray Cyrus
  • “What Happens in a Small Town,” Brantley Gilbert & Lindsay Ell
  • Jenee Fleenor
  • Paul Franklin
  • Mac McAnally
  • Ilya Toshinsky
  • Derek Wells
  • “Burning Man,” Dierks Bentley f/Brothers Osborne
  • “Girl,” Maren Morris
  • “God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
  • “Rainbow,” Kacey Musgraves
  • “Some of It,” Eric Church
New Artist
  • Cody Johnson
  • Ashley McBryde
  • Midland
  • Carly Pearce
  • Morgan Wallen
CMA Radio Station Of The Year

Brent and Candy are Live from the Visit Pensacola Sandbox for CMA Week

Posted on: October 27th, 2019 by brent

Brent and Candy are live from the Visit Pensacola Sandbox in Nashville for CMA Week November 11-13th.  

Cat Country 98.7 won CMA Station of the Year for 2019 and we are proud to represent Pensacola in Nashville with our partners from Visit Pensacola.  We will be bringing the beach to Music City with interviews every morning with your favorite country stars.

Last year Luke Bryan, Thomas Rhett, Riley Green, Garth Brooks and many more stopped by to talk about their experience in Pensacola.

Thanks again to Visit Pensacola who makes this trip possible. Pepsi who is our official beverage of the Cat Pak Morning Show this year.  The Pensacola Boot Store is proudly dressing Brent and Candy for the CMAs and once again Fishbein Orthodontics is our official Smile Provider (look for great picks from back stage thanks to Fishbein).

It’s Cooler at the Fair – The winners!

Posted on: October 27th, 2019 by brent

Congrats to our Pensacola Interstate Fair winners:

  • Whatacooler – Haley Page from Pace
  • HBM Grill Master Cooler – Nicole Keniston of Pensacola
  • Jordan Davis Cooler – Pam Blum from Milton
  • Dynamic Life Cooler – Nicholas Archibald from Navarre
  • Rockstar Cooler – Randy Weekly from Pensacola
  • Jim’s Firearms Day at the Range Cooler – Desiray Godfrey from Pace
  • MBT Divers Cooler – Tara Murdock from Pensacola
  • The Hunting Cooler from Marcus Pointe Baptist Church – Kelly Powers of Pensacola
  • Bud Light Cooler – Eric Jones from Pensacola
  • Mitchell Tenpenny / Seaforth – Anna Weldon from Pace
  • Florida Georgia Line Blessings Cooler – Anastasia Stamatolis from Pensacola

Blue Chair Bay Rum Cooler and Kenny Chesney Fly Away:
Maryjane Gardner from Pensacola.



Thursday – Opening Day
The WhatACooler from Whataburger
You get this branded cooler and Whataburger Swag that comes with 1 Year of Whataburger for you to enjoy

Friday – Day 2

The Grill Master Cooler from HBM and The Butcher Shoppe
Kitchen Aid charcoal smoker/Grill from HBM, with a large cooler with grill accessories. The cooler will also contains $200 in meat from the Butcher Shoppe.
Saturday – Day 3
The Jordan Davis Cooler
Comes with this Yeti Cooler with all kinds of great Jordan Davis Swag.
Sunday – Day 4
“Fall” into Health Cooler from Dynamic Chiropractic
$500 in adjustment, Facials, Massages
The Rockstar Cooler from Buffalo Rock Pepsi
Fill this bad boy with a years worth of Pepsi Products.

MBT Divers – Diver Cooler

-75 quart Wyld Gear Divided Compartment Cooler

-Diving Cooler with Mask Fins and Snorkel and Diving Lessons

See why nobody  certifies more divers on the Gulf Coast than MBT DIVERS”

Day at the Range with Jim’s Firearms 
Olive Green K2 Cooler with Range Gear, Jim’s Firearms Swag and Certificate for gun clearing.


The FGL Cooler
A cooler full of “Blessings” from Florida Georgia Line
**Not the Actual Cooler

The Bud Light Cooler is filled with a years worth of Beer.

You can pick what 12 cases of beer you want.

  • Budweiser
  • Bud Light
  • Michelob Ultra
  • Busch
  • Busch Light
  • Natural Light


The Hunting Cooler from Marcus Pointe Baptist Church
This Sub Z Cooler is good for sitting in the woods and is Filled with all kinds of hunting goodies.
Join Marcus Point Baptist Church for Sportsman’s Night Out every summer.

Grand Prize Cooler from Blue Chair Bay Rum
  • Turquoise Blue Killer Blue Chair Bay Rum Cooler with 4 bottles of Rum(autographed by Kenny) plus Blue Chair Bay Rum Swag.
  • 2 Tickets to the Kenny Chesney Chillaxification Tour in Nashville.  Includes Airfare, 2 Nights Hotel, and a chance to hang with Kenny.

Mitchell Tenpenny College Picks for October 26

Posted on: October 25th, 2019 by brent

Mitchell Tenpenny calls a win for the Tigers…


Secret Sound 2019 – 9 – How we made it

Posted on: October 18th, 2019 by brent

Congrats to Mike from East Milton who won $275 by knowing what Secret Sound 9 was.

Jordan Davis joins Brent and Candy for College Picks – Oct. 19

Posted on: October 18th, 2019 by brent

Jordan Davis joins Brent and Candy for College Football Picks and to talk about his European Tour, playing the Pensacola Interstate Fair and his love of funnel cakes. Jordan picks the Florida, FSU, Auburn, Alabama and LSU Games… PLUS CALLS the game for the Argos!

Secret Sound 2019 – 8 – How we made it

Posted on: October 16th, 2019 by brent

Congrats to Charity from Pensacola who knew what this Secret Sound was and scored $350.

Monday, October 14

  •  9AM – Paint roller & tape coming off the wall
  • 11AM – Car-wash then Vacuum
  • 1PM – Sharpening a razor then shaving with it
  • 3PM – Sharpening a flat razor, trimming a beard, blowing off loose hair
  • 5PM – Washing machine agitating


  • Tuesday, October 15
      • 9AM – Cutting & Degutting a pumpkin
      • 11AM – Hair Removal strips
      • 1PM – Washing machine
      • 3PM – Shaving Cream & Shaving a face with a regular razor
      • 5PM – Shaving Cream & Shaving a face with a straight razor then rinsing it off

Carrie Underwood calls the CMA Station of the Year 2019

Posted on: October 12th, 2019 by brent

Carrie Underwood made the call to Brent and Candy to announce that Cat Country 98.7 had won the 2019 CMA Station of the Year!

CatCountry 98.7 named 2019 CMA Station of the Year

Pensacola’s locally-owned country radio station, CatCountry 98.7, has been named 2019 Radio Station of the Year by the Country Music Association (CMA). Carrie Underwood called Brent and Candy to announce the win. This is the second time in three years Cat Country 98.7 has won the coveted CMA Station of the Year award.

CatCountry 98.7 personalities Brent & Candy were also nominated by the CMA for the 2018 Radio Personalities of the Year for The Cat Pak Morning Show. Brent & Candy’s CatPak Morning Show is “Live & Local” 5A to 10A Monday-Friday on CatCountry 98.7 and on

The CMA Awards will air on WEAR ABC 3 on November 13th at 7pm. Brent and Candy will be broadcasting live from Nashville in the days leading up to the awards show.

Brent Lane says “This incredible honor and recognition from the Country Music Association is a direct reflection on our community. Cat Country 98.7 is so proudly locally owned and operated by Dave and Mary Hoxeng. To be recognized on a national level is a great and heartfelt honor we cherish on behalf of this community.”