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City of license Oildale, California
Broadcast area Bakersfield, California
Branding Energy 95.3
Slogan Bakersfield's Hit Music
Frequency 95.3 MHz
First air date 1984
Format Rhythmic Top 40
ERP 12,500 watts
HAAT 141 meters (463 feet)
Class B1
Facility ID 7709
Transmitter coordinates 35°27′33″N 119°01′13″W / 35.45917°N 119.02028°W / 35.45917; -119.02028
Callsign meaning KeLLY (previous branding)
Owner Alpha Media, LLC
(Alpha Media Licensee LLC)
Sister stations KKBB, KNZR, KNZR-FM
Webcast Listen Live
Website Energy953.com

KLLY (95.3 FM, "Energy 95.3") is a commercial radio station licensed to the community of Oildale, California, and serving the Bakersfield, California, area. The station is owned by Alpha Media, LLC, through licensee Alpha Media Licensee LLC. It airs a Rhythmic contemporary music format.[1]

The station was assigned the KLLY call letters by the Federal Communications Commission on February 23, 1984. It was known throughout much of the 1980s and '90s as Bakersfield's soft rock leader. The station has carried a "Hot A/C" format since 1997. In 2012 the station moved to Top 40 CHR.[2]

On June 19, 2015 KLLY rebranded as "Energy 95.3". No other changes come with the rebranding, [3] except in its musical shift from Mainstream to Rhythmic, which resulted in Mediabase moving KLLY to the Rhythmic panel in July 2015.[4]


The current weekday line-up on this station includes "The Danny Hill Experience" 6-10am which includes program director Danny Hill and Mary G. Danny Hill is the anchor of the station and can be seen Wednesday and Fridays on KBAK during the morning news. The rest of the line up includes DJ Jess on mid-days. Snack Harris is on afternoons 3-7pm, joining Snacks at 5pm is Joseph Gomez Doing a live mixshow called "The 5 O Clock Party Mix. Followed by Joseph Gomez who is on evenings 7-12am. Weekends include "The Hip-Hop Master Mix" with the Bakaboyz which is on Saturday nights, "Romiro's Top 40 Weekend is on Sunday morning and Sunday evening, also included weekends are Mary G. and Erik Fox.

Previous logos[edit]

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  1. ^ "Station Information Profile". Arbitron. 
  2. ^ "Call Sign History". FCC Media Bureau CDBS Public Access Database. 
  3. ^ Alpha Gives Bakersfield An Energy Shot
  4. ^ "Mediabase Published Panel Changes" from All Access (July 10, 2015)

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