Specialty Shows

An Evening With The Moody Blues’ John Lodge…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with John Lodge. John is best known as the bassist and vocalist for The Moody Blues. He’s also a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. During the show he discussed why he still loves playing live, his thoughts on The Moody Blues finally going into the Rock Hall, and his new album BYond: The Very Best of John Lodge. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed the differences between licensed and unlicensed Nintendo games, Ton explained his fear of the death of oldies radio, and we bragged about hanging out backstage with M.C. Hammer. Head to Treasure Island Resort and Casino and join us at Hammer’s House Party!

The Five Count Celebrates Monty Python…

During this episode of The Five Count we discussed our favorite prizes from cereal boxes, argued over which Nintendo games we beat over the years, tried to keep a four-year-old child from destroying the studio, and celebrated the 50th anniversary of Monty Python. Ton wasn’t sure who they were, but we still had a great time!

The Five Count Enjoys Chocolate And Cheese…

During this episode of The Five Count we discussed our favorite albums from the early ‘00s, Dustin told the story of the time he let an Alabamian-transient sleep on his couch, and we celebrated the 25th anniversary of Ween’s Chocolate and Cheese album. It was brown as hell!

An Evening With Commander Cody…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Commander Cody. Commander Cody is best known as the frontman for the band Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen. With singles like Lost in the Ozone, Hot Rod Lincoln, and Don’t Let Go, Commander Cody has a music career spanning more than 50 years. During the show he discussed his longevity in the music business, appearing in the Roger Corman film Hollywood Boulevard, his other career as an artist, and his new album Live from Electric City with his new band Commander Cody and His Western Airmen. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we tried our best not to spoil the new Rambo movie, discussed whether we should purchase a new Sega Genesis, and paid tribute to musicians Eddie Money, Daniel Johnston, and The CarsRic Ocasek. Rest in peace, gentleman!

The Five Count’s Rhythm Nation…

During this installment of The Five Count we explained the major pay discrepancies in the field of volunteer radio, starting planning our own backyard wrestling federation, and celebrated the 30th anniversary of Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814 album. It was an escapade of epic proportions! See Janet Jackson tonight at the Treasure Island Amphitheater in Welch, MN!

An Evening With A Nightmare On Elm Street’s Heather Langenkamp…

This installment of The Five Count featured an interview with actress Heather Langenkamp. Heather is best known for her role as “Nancy Thompson” in the films A Nightmare on Elm Street and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. She’s also appeared in films like Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, Shocker, and the TV show Just the 10 of Us. During the show she discussed the legacy of the Nightmare on Elm Street films, her appearance in the ZZ Top Sleeping Bag music video, her current work at the make-up FX firm AFX Studio, and her upcoming appearance at the Crypticon Convention in Minnesota. Meet Heather Langenkamp in person and have her sign your body!

During the rest of the show we made Front Desk Rachel uncomfortable, Ton showed us his childhood sticker collection, and we spoke with Nick Kaufman, the man behind the Crypticon Convention. Get your tickets for the 14th Annual Crypticon coming up Sept. 6-8 in Bloomington, MN!

The Five Count At Woodstock ’94…

During this edition of The Five Count we passed out audio high fives, discussed our favorite Ozzfests, commemorated the 25th anniversary of Woodstock ’94, and celebrated Ton’s birthday! He got an autographed picture of Buckcherry as a gift!

An Evening With Orange Is The New Black’s Laura Gómez…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Laura Gómez. Laura is best known for her role as “Blanca Flores” on the Netflix series Orange Is The New Black. She’s also appeared in films like Cheesecake and a Tango, The Bohemians, and the TV show Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. During the show she discussed filming the final season of Orange Is The New Black, the popularity of her character as the show went on, and her future now that the show is over. Adios, Litchfield!

During the rest of the show we discussed the most expensive concerts we’ve attended, regretted the decision to not see Vince Neil at Mankato’s Ribfest, and gave away tickets to WWE Monday Night Raw at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Aug. 19. See you there!

An Evening With Star Trek’s Denise Crosby…

This edition of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with actress Denise Crosby. Denise is best known for her role as “Lieutenant Tasha Yar” on the TV show Star Trek: The Next Generation. She’s also appeared in films like 48 Hours, Pet Sematary, and Jackie Brown. During the show she discussed the loyalty of Star Trek fans, being the granddaughter of Bing Crosby, appearing in Black Sabbath’s “No Stranger to Love” music video, and being part of the new season of the TV show Suits. See it now on USA Network!

During the rest of the show we spoke with Twitter Lori about Iron Maiden, discussed our favorite conspiracies theories, made plans to manufacture The Five Count breakfast cereal, and paid tribute to the late Art Neville. R.I.P. Poppa Funk!

An Evening With Enuff Z’Nuff’s Donnie Vie…

This installment of The Five Count featured an exclusive interview with Donnie Vie. Donnie is best known as the former frontman for the band Enuff Z’Nuff. Known for hits like Fly High Michelle and New Thing, Donnie fronted Enuff Z’Nuff for nearly 30 years. During the show he discussed why he decided to leave Enuff Z’Nuff, overcoming addiction and recent health scares, and his new solo album Beautiful Things. Get your copy today!

During the rest of the show we discussed our favorite music videos growing up, Ton complained about his recent experience at an Aerosmith concert, and we celebrated the 30th anniversary of “Weird Al” Yankovic’s film UHF. We’ve got it all on TFC!