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DISTURBED

DISTURBED

JANUARY 22, 2019 Two-time GRAMMY® nominees DISTURBED have announced the Evolution World Tour, an extensive international arena tour, is coming to Lincoln and will see the multi-platinum-selling rock band headlining venues across the U.S. and Canada with Three Days Grace supporting. Tickets go on sale Friday, October 26th at 10am local time. For more information,…more info »

Elton John

Elton John

Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour The ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour will consist of more than 300 shows across five continents, hitting North America, Europe, Asia, South America and Australasia before reaching its conclusion in 2021. These dates mark the superstar’s last-ever tour, the end of half a century on the road for one of…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!  Our current deal is for the Scarecrow Patch get half price savings now. When available, we’ll open up the ONLINE…

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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Joe Walsh: Rock Hall Of Fame Is Controlled By Corporations.

Joe Walsh: Rock Hall Of Fame Is Controlled By Corporations.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the nominees for possible induction in 2019. In alphabetical order: The Cure Def Leppard Devo Janet Jackson Kraftwerk LL Cool J MC5 Stevie Nicks John Prine Radiohead Rage Against the Machine Roxy Music Rufus and Chaka Kahn Todd Rundgren The Zombies To be eligible for nomination,…

55 years ago (October 4th, 1963), Eric Clapton was asked to join The Yardbirds, replacing guitarist Anthony “Top” Topham.

55 years ago (October 4th, 1963), Eric Clapton was asked to join The Yardbirds, replacing guitarist Anthony “Top” Topham.

Album: For Your Love Year: 1965 Writer: Graham Gouldman Stats: Peaked at number-six on the Billboard Hot 100 and number-three in Britain. Background: “For Your Love” gave The Yardbirds a Top 10 hit on both sides of the Atlantic, but it also spelled the end of guitarist Eric Clapton’s stay with the band. For Clapton, it represented a move in a…

Magic Bus” was released as a single in the U.S. 50 years ago July 27th, 1968

Magic Bus” was released as a single in the U.S. 50 years ago July 27th, 1968

CLASSIC CUTS: Magic Bus  The Who: “Magic Bus” The Hook: Pete Townshend wrote the song because he had nothing better to do. Album: The studio version was included on The Who’s fourth American album, a studio record oddly titled Magic Bus: The Who on Tour. Ironically, the version most people know is the concert version from Live at Leeds. Years: Studio version…

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. .…

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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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UNK Chancellor Kristensen shares his excitement for winter commencement

UNK Chancellor Kristensen shares his excitement for winter commencement

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Friday, Dec. 14 marked the end of a long journey for many students. UNK Chancellor Doug Kristensen joined KGFW’s Talk of the Town and shared how proud he is that so many students have walked and accepted their diplomas for graduation. “Friday’s commencement, everybody is geared for that. We have 426…

Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites

Christmas Tree Drop-off Sites

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is a release from the city of Kearney in regards to Christmas tree drop-off sites. The City of Kearney will again offer four Christmas tree drop-off sites. The sites will be open from December 15, 2018 thru January 15, 2019 for the disposal of live Christmas trees. Tree stands, as…

Stanley Clouse reappointed as mayor of Kearney, looks ahead to 2019

Stanley Clouse reappointed as mayor of Kearney, looks ahead to 2019

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) A busy city council meeting on Dec. 11 had included the appointment of a President and Vice President for the council. The President serves as the mayor on the council. The roles were filled by Stan Clouse for President and Randy Buschkoetter for Vice President. As 2019 approaches, Mayor Clouse listed…

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