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Cowboy Dave Kelley

Birthday: January 12, 1979 at BenTaub Hospital right here in Houston

Nickname: Cowboy Dave

Hometown: Magnolia, Texas

College: UT/Lonestar College Tomball

High school: Magnolia High School Class of 97… I’m a proud Magnolia Bulldog

How long here: Since 2009… but have listened since birth!!

How long in radio business: Since 1997 when I was 17dave1 Cowboy Dave

Coolest person here: It’s hard to pick just one… Lot’s of cool peeps here at KILT

What I love about Houston: It’s my stompin’ grounds… my HOME and I’ve got friends around every corner!! It’s the greatest city in the world

Favorite four-letter word: Taco… or TEXA….S… or LONE and STAR or BEER

Favorite people to interview: Brandon Rhyder, Garth, Mike Miller of Miller Row, Stoney Larue

What I’m mostly known for: Big, hairy, tall, loud… kinda smell like burritos and WD40

Experience/credibility: I’m not sure what that word means… are you asking for my credit score… because it’s 2.

Favorite artists: Brandon Rhyder, ZZ Top, Pantera, Willie, Waylon, Ragweed, Mark Chesnutt, Ozzy, Skynyrd, Garth and lots of 80s hair metal…

Signature phrases: Are you gonna eat that?

Few favorite music experiences: Well… Brandon Rhyder played my wedding and that was AWESOME! Touring with Skynyrd and ZZ Top was amazing, meeting almost every hero I’ve ever had is so cool and I’m very lucky! Meeting Phil Anselmo from Pantera was life changing and seeing Keith Urban sit in front of me with his acoustic and belt out 3 of my favorite tunes was a dream come true.

Other talents: I’ve played the guitar since I was 5. And I’m good at fishing.

Family info: I’m luckily married to an amazing woman… the mother of my 2 wonderful kids… Christi… why she chose me I’ll never know! Our 2 kiddos Christiana and Cody are both attend Williams Elementary in my hometown… Magnolia… we live there as well!

More: I’m a proud Texan… I’m very proud of where I come from… I love Magnolia and Houston… Texas is the greatest State in the country! As Fowler puts it… I’m a HELL bent 100% Texan ‘til I die!! I live on a 110 acre farm with just about every native animal to Texas living with me… Including our Duck that lives INSIDE with us and even sleeps in the bed with the wife and I… Quackers is awesome! We go fishin in our pond everyday… I’m thinkin my son Cody will be a pro fisherman by the time he’s 10. My little girl Christiana is our resident veterinarian… she brings home turtles, frogs, dogs and even a stray calf once… I have a great family and am so grateful to call 100.3 KILT home!

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Help Honor Fallen Houston Police Department Officer By Wearing Blue

I think we’re all on the same page here when I say… this is happening to our boys n girls in blue more often here in the greater Houston area! When things like this happen, our […]


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Breast Feeding Front Row At A Concert?

  So there I was, minding my own business and takin’ a selfie with 4,000 of my closest friends in Dickinson by God Texas at the Kevin Fowler show!! I always take a pic from […]


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Happy Birthday George Strait

On this day y’all… on May 18, 1952 in Poteet BY GOD Texas… the world was forever changed by the birth of the KING of country music… Mr George Strait! That pic of me and the KING […]


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UPDATE The Military Had To Pay NFL Teams To Honor Troops… It Gets Worse

You might remember the story from a few days ago that involved the NFL and our Military having to PAY to be honored during our games. Before ya start yellin that it was a paid […]


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2 Girls 1 Cockroach [VIDEO]

O-M-G!! This has me gagging and NOTHING makes me feel like that… I’m the guy that encourages my kids to catch bugs and spiders that are inside the house and let em go… but this got […]


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The Military Had To Pay NFL Teams To Honor Troops

We’re being told this morning, on just about every news outlet… The military “reportedly” had to pay FOURTEEN NFL teams to honor our troops during their football games. Looks like it cost our military $5.4 million to honor our troops,most […]


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Confederate Statue Controversy In Austin, TX

Those folks in Austin are at it again… This time they are aiming their fire at US and Texas History. These “student leaders” at UT are tryin’ to kick out the statue of Confederate president Jefferson Davis […]


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Garth Brooks On The Morning Bull W/George, Mo & Cowboy Dave

Garth Brooks is excited to play Houston once again


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Cowboy Dave Is Getting A Rhino?

Everybody already thinks I’m crazy for having 18 critters that live inside my house with me and my family… wanna see?? There’s a few raccoons, a box-o-possums, chickens, ducks, pigs, dogs, cats, a skunk… the […]


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Cowboy Dave Teams Up W/The Lone Survivor Foundation Again

Cowboy Dave has been announced as the 2015 Texas Frog Fest Host benefiting the Marcus Luttrells Lone Survivor Foundation. If you’re not familiar with the foundation… it’s AMAZING and they do great things for our […]