Cowboy Dave

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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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Cowboy Dave’s New Critter

Today we got a new family member… Me and my little brother Donny went to pick him up! This is Louie… he’s 5 months old and AMAZING!! A really nice family friend let Louie come [...]


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JJ Watt Adds To Highlight Reel

When I first watched this video… I didn’t really see the big deal… then I watched it again!! Watch EVERY other player around him struggle to “swat” the ball down… and our boy JJ has [...]


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JJ Watt Get’s Asked Weirdest Question Ever

As you can imagine… JJ get’s asked a million questions… I mean, he’s an amazingly cool dude and people wanna know things… what question caught JJ off guard?? Check this out… You can watch the [...]



Don’t Judge… The Best Baby Farts

Like I said… don’t judge me:) Me and the kiddos watch this EVERY morning while waiting in line at school to drop them off. I realize that it’s not the most “brain nutritious” thing right [...]


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Kid Rock Gives Fan With Down Syndrome A Birthday Surprise

Just another reason to LOVE Kid Rock!! I’ve been a fan since the late 90′s… and I think the dude is AWESOME!! Check this out…


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10 Hours Of Walking In NYC As A Woman

So the people who made this are calling it “Street harassment” and they are saying that it is a “real occurrence” that affects “real women” on a daily basis…. They are making it out like [...]


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Michael Jacksons ‘THRILLER’ Sung In 20 Different Styles

This is either the best or the worst thing ever… I’m leaning towards the BEST!! This dude is AWESOME and really talented… I’m very impressed! What do you think??


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George Strait Isn’t Country Enough?

I thought I knew everything there was to know about George… It’s hard to believe that at one time… George wasn’t “country enough”… haha!! Right?? Good lord Watch this…


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The Lone Survivor Foundation And Cowboy Dave Team Up

I can’t even begin to describe how HONORED I am to have been selected to help with the 2014 Lone Survivor Foundation Houston Gala… Like most of y’all… I saw the movie and I’ve followed [...]


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Jerrod Niemann Gets Married

Looks like our good buddy Jerrod Niemann and his fiancee Morgan Petek got hitched last Saturday in San Juan, Puerto Rico… Jerrod told PEOPLE “I’m really lookin’ forward to seeing what the world has in [...]




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