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Darin Hawkins

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Name: Darin Hawkins

From: Mountain View, MO

About Darin:

Darin was USN 1989-1993. Operations Specialist PO2. They were Radar Personal keeping an eye on all Surface and Air contacts around the World. USNR 1993-1997, 2001-2005

Darin says growing up in a small rural Southern town in the 80s, he could pick up KSHE on certain nights when the atmosphere was just right. He loved hearing all the killer rock and concert advertisements. He started going to concerts with his older brother when he was 13 years old. He was hooked and he still goes to a show every chance he gets

Darin is a Captain on a riverboat (23 years now) for a company out of New Orleans running through St. Louis quite often, so he’s gone a month and home a month. If he misses a show in St. Louis or Springfield, he travels to the next place and sees his favorites

Darin has over 9000 songs downloaded on his iPhone, so when he rides his RZR or his Motorcycle and doesn’t have service, he always has his tunes

Darin likes that KSHE supports local acts like El Monstero, whom he has seen several times and he says they kill it

Darin is a die-hard Sammy Hagar fan and over the years he’s noticed how he supports St. Louis and has a special place in his heart for KSHE, St. Louis and the Blues … like wearing a Blues jersey at his B-Day Bash in Cabo. Darin is a die-hard Cardinals and Blues fan

Darin likes the fact that KSHE has remained true to classic rock over all these years

Darin and his fiancé have 5 children, 7 grandchildren and 1 more on the way between them

Darin lives in the county outside of a small town about a mile from Ozark National Scenic Riverways … GOD’s Country

Darin’s hobbies include music first and always. He loves live music because nothing touches the soul quite like a killer concert. They travel to concerts several times a year

Darin loves to ride his Polaris RZR as much as he can through the Ozark’s Countryside and rock crawling

Darins says when weather permits, they ride their bike on day trips all over the Ozark’s, jamming tunes all the way of course

Darin loves having family and friends over for Cornhole board games, good music, and cookouts

KSHE songs that get Darin through the day:

Sammy Hagar – There’s Only One Way To Rock
AC/DC – Hells Bells
Def Leppard – Bringin’ On The Heartbreak
Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train
Foo Fighters – Everlong
Led Zeppelin – Good Times And Bad Times
Sammy Hagar – Little White Lie
Montrose – Bad Motor Scooter
Heart – Magic Man
The Rolling Stones – Can’t You Hear Me Knocking
Ted Nugent – Stranglehold
Rush – Red Barchetta
Anything by Pink Floyd