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Journey & Def Leppard

Journey & Def Leppard

Following the huge buzz surrounding last week’s announcement that two of the world’s greatest rock bands – JOURNEY and DEF LEPPARD – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour, special fan presales and VIP packages have now been announced, as well as additional on sale details.more info »

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

STEVE MILLER BAND CONFIRMS SUMMER 2018 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR WITH SPECIAL GUEST PETER FRAMPTON AND HIS BAND Online Presale Date: Starts Feb. 15 @ 10AM Ends Feb. 15 @ 10PM Presale code: JOKER Presale link:  https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005447EFB96C40?camefrom=CFC_PBT_080218SMBFRAM_MMCAMPAIGN&brand=PINEWOODBOWL&camefrom=EMCL_210 Show Date: Thursday, Aug. 2 Public On Sale Date: Friday, Feb. 16 @ 10AM   Steve Miller has confirmed the…more info »

ZZ Top

ZZ Top

ZZ Top will head to Pinewood Bowl August 7th at 7pm! The band released its first album—called ZZ Top’s First Album—in 1971. Beginning with blues-inspired rock, the band incorporated new wave, punk rock and dance-rock by using synthesizers. The band is also known for its humorous lyrics laced with double entendres and innuendo. The band’s top-selling album is the 1983 Eliminator, which sold more than 10…more info »

METALLICA

METALLICA

Online Presale Date: Starts Mar. 1 @ 9AM Ends Mar. 1 @ 10PM Presale code: PUPPETS Presale Ticket Limit: 4 tickets Show Date: Thursday, Sept. 6 Public On Sale Date: Friday, Mar. 2 @ 10AM Presale ticket Link: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005456BC5AB85A?camefrom=CFC_PBA_0906met_MMCAMPAIGN&brand=PINNACLEBANK&camefrom=EMCL_2126356_89344760 104.1 The Blaze presents Metallica Online Presale They dropped a few hints this past weekend and…more info »

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Rock Deals

Rock Deals

Thank you for visiting “Rock Priced Deals!” We’ve worked out deals with some of our area’s best restaurants and businesses to give you 1/2 off gift certificates – That’s right, 50% off food and more! When available, we’ll open up the ONLINE store for that week’s business. But you have to be fast – we…

Rock WorkForce

Rock WorkForce

Classic Rock 101.5 wants YOU to join the Workforce Club! By joining you’ll increase you chance at winning tickets to Nebraska’s best rock concerts. We’ll occasionally pick winner from our club members, just sign up it’s that easy. Not only do you get tickets, but you also qualify for great prizes and cool giveaways, play…

Perfect Playlist

Perfect Playlist

Now you can enjoy a box combo meal from Raising Cane’s, wile you listen to your favorite music with The Perfect Playlist hosted by Jim Cartwright on Classic Rock 101.5. Every Weekday starting at 3 we ask our listeners to send in their “Perfect” three song playlist. We pick the best one and roll it…

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Tom Petty vaults, is coming listen to the first single “Keep a Little Soul”

Tom Petty vaults, is coming listen to the first single “Keep a Little Soul”

An American Treasure, a four-CD box set of unreleased music from the Tom Petty vaults, is coming September 28th. The 60-song, career-spanning collection will feature dozens of previously unissued recordings — alternate versions of classic songs, rarities, live performances and deep tracks. Petty’s daughter Adria, his wife Dana, and original Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench all had a hand in compiling it. .…

John Bonham’s 70th birthday was marked today

John Bonham’s 70th birthday was marked today

by the unveiling of a statue of the Led Zeppelin drummer in his hometown of Redditch, England. The bronze sculpture of Bonham behind his drum kit is life-sized and weighs more than 5,000 pounds. It’s covered in anti-graffiti paint and emblazoned with an ungrammatical sentence: “The most outstanding and original drummer of his time, John…

EAGLES: Best of the 12 String Slingers

EAGLES: Best of the 12 String Slingers

When it comes to guitar lists, what’s left? There have been lists of who’s the best, fastest, as well as the best solo, riff and on and on. But here’s a new twist – Guitar World has compiled the “Top 30 12-String Guitar Songs of All-Time.” To qualify, they “looked at not only the legacy…

50 years ago May 18th, 1968, the Northern California Rock Festival in Santa Clara featured such Bay Area luminaries as the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane,Big Brother & the Holding Company and The Steve Miller Band plus, from L.A., The Doors.

50 years ago May 18th, 1968, the Northern California Rock Festival in Santa Clara featured such Bay Area luminaries as the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane,Big Brother & the Holding Company and The Steve Miller Band plus, from L.A., The Doors.

CLASSIC CUTS: People Are Strange The Doors: “People Are Strange” The Hook: The idea came to Jim Morrison during a sunrise spent at the crest of Laurel Canyon following a deeply depressed evening. Album: Strange Days Year: 1967 Writers: Jim Morrison and Robby Krieger Stats: Peaked at number-12 on the Billboard Hot 100. Background: “People Are Strange” was the first single off The Doors’ second album,Strange…

Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars turns 67 May 4th

Motley Crue guitarist Mick Mars turns 67 May 4th

CLASSIC CUTS: Kickstart My Heart   Motley Crue: “Kickstart My Heart” The Hook: Heart-stopping talk box guitar “stuff” from Mick Mars takes the place of a traditional solo at the end of Nikki Sixx‘s song about about the time his heart actually stopped. Album: Dr. Feelgood Year: 1989 Writer: Nikki Sixx Stats: The second single off Dr. Feelgood, following its Top 10 title track, “Kickstart…”…

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Free Ticket Thursday

Free Ticket Thursday

Each week Classic Rock 101.5 has your chance to win tickets to Nebraska’s hottest concerts, Blur Party Husker Tailgates, and cool tri city events. Listen every Thursday after the Bob & Tom Show for your chance to win.

 

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East Brooke Park Splashground Re-Opens

East Brooke Park Splashground Re-Opens

KEARNEY, Neb. – Kearney Park and Recreation Officials have announced that the East Brooke Park Splashground has been repaired and is now open for public use. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The water features can be activated by pressing a button located by the center drain. Patrons are asked…

Rabid bats found in Nebraska

Rabid bats found in Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska health officials say several bats found around the state this year have tested positive for rabies, including seven in Lincoln. State Public Health Veterinarian Bryan Buss says bats are a common carrier of rabies in the state. Buss says late summer is Nebraska’s peak time for testing bats because of…

KGFW Sports – Ron Brown Returns to NU

KGFW Sports – Ron Brown Returns to NU

Ron Brown has rejoined the Nebraska staff as director of player development. Brown was an assistant coach at Nebraska from 1987-2003 and 2008-14 and has spent the past three years at Liberty University working for Turner Gill. As director of player development, Brown will work with players on life skills, off-field development and community outreach.…

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