Ryan Lang

staff tim homeYou've gotten to know Ryan Lang over the past several years as your credible (Yeah right!) morning news anchor on WONE. Now, he's cranking up your weekdays with all the rock and roll you need! 

Ryan's been to more concerts than he can remember, but that's not saying much because his memory is shot! He loves music, the outdoors, Highland Square, and just about everything else the Rubber City has to offer!  

Tune in and get to know him on weekdays from 10am - 3pm on 97.5 WONE.


Thursday, 12 January 2023 12:47

Music Never Dies

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The world of Rock and Roll, and the world beyond, has lost a legend - Jeff Beck, the Maestro, the Six-String Warrior, and one of the greatest to ever do it.  I could use the space to rattle off the resume - replacing Eric Clapton in the Yardbirds, the Stones…
Friday, 08 October 2021 10:08

Real Men DO Wear Pink

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Yes, that's me... Ryan Lang, the news guy. And yes, I own a pink body suit... It's true.  But what's also true is that Real Men Wear Pink. That's the American Cancer Society campaign to raise awareness and money to support the American Cancer Society's mission and save more lives…
Thursday, 30 September 2021 11:11

Happy Birthday Trey!

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Happy Birthday, Trey Anastasio!  The Phish frontman turns 57 today (September 30th) and what kind of fan would I be... if I didn't forcefully push the music of MY favorite band on YOU!  So here you are, a 47-minute-long version of "Soul Planet" as performed this summer at Shoreline Amphitheatre…
Saturday, 31 July 2021 07:53

"Dusty Gave Me The Directive"

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During what was the first show since the untimely passing of Dusty Hill, ZZ Top frontman Billy Gibbons introduced the "new guy" Elwood Francis, apparently at the direction of Hill.  Watch the announcement from Gibbons below:  On a personal note, I've been listening to more ZZ Top than ever before…
Saturday, 24 July 2021 05:44

The Guardians?

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The Cleveland Indians are no more... Well, they will be no more after the 2021 season.  We knew it was coming, we just weren't sure how it would be packaged. Now, we know.  The Cleveland Guardians. That's the new name unveiled by the club after months, well really years of…
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 11:02

Previously Unreleased Dead Concerts Coming Soon!

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Deadheads REJOICE!!  It's just been announced that the Grateful Dead will release seven previously UNreleased live shows from the early-70s as part of a new box set. The "Listen to the River" box set will feature shows from 1971, 72, and 73, all played in St. Louis.   Click the YouTube…
Saturday, 10 July 2021 07:08

Ohio Trooper Saves Man Choking on WHAT?!

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Kudos to this Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper out of the Ravenna Post who performed the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge the baggie of pot.  Don't try to swallow a bag of drugs prior to getting pulled over in an attempt to keep a trooper from finding them. Luckily, Tpr. Hoskin…
Wednesday, 07 July 2021 09:06

With Great Pizza Comes Great Responsibility

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There's only been one Akron Pizza Fest, but I can absolutely tell you that there should be more. And now we have word that there will be more this year!  Organizers have set Labor Day weekend as the day they'll return to Lock 3 for the second annual Akron Pizza…
Friday, 25 June 2021 11:40

Legend of Late Night Hanging It Up

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Conan O'Brien, you either loved him or you couldn't stand him... But you've got to respect the man for the footprint he's left on late night television.  Nearly 30 years Conan's been hosting late night, cracking jokes, getting real with celebrity guests, and without a doubt having a blast doing…
Saturday, 19 June 2021 06:48

Jeff Beck's Stories are Legendary!

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I love me a good Rock and Roll story... Especially when the story's coming from a true Rock and Roller. Well they don't get much more true than Jeff Beck, who took over for Eric Clapton when Slowhand left the Yardbirds, and THAT apprently "pissed off" Clapton.  That's just one…
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