Cumulus Media Turns On 102.9 Cat Country/KTOP-FM in Topeka

New Country Station Plays the Newest Music From Country’s Superstars and Nashville’s New Voices

TOPEKA, KS, September 13, 2021 – Cumulus Media announces that it has launched 102.9 Cat Country/KTOP-FM, a new radio station for Country music fans in Topeka and Northeast Kansas. 102.9 Cat Country, formerly programmed and branded as 102.9 NASH Icon, now plays the newest music from Country’s superstars and Nashville’s new Country artists. The new station debuted today at 9:00am Central/10:00am Eastern with its first song, “Famous Friends” by Chris Young and Kane Brown. Cumulus Topeka concurrently launched a new website for 102.9 Cat Country at:

Nic Merenda, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Topeka, said: “Cat Country is the perfect addition to our already outstanding portfolio of stations. Listeners will love the upbeat energy and fresh music mix on Cat Country.”

Amber Lee, Operations Manager, Cumulus Topeka, commented: “Fans of Country radio in Topeka and Northeast Kansas asked for a station that plays the newest songs from Country’s superstars and Nashville’s new voices, in addition to their favorite artists. We listened! From Thomas Rhett and Luke Combs to Maren Morris and Kane Brown, Cat Country is Topeka’s NEW favorite!”

For more information or to stream 102.9 Cat Country, visit:

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