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BREAKING BENJAMIN & FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

BREAKING BENJAMIN & FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH

DOORS Door Time TBA. HOW TO PURCHASE Tickets can be purchased at the Pinnacle Bank Arena Ticket Office, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or charge by phone at 1-866-448-7849 (Automated) OR 1-800-745-3000 (Live Person). Need help with an existing Ticketmaster order, please call Ticketmaster Fan Support at 1.800.653.8000 (Live Person Monday – Friday 9am – 9pm. Saturday…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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Temporary Street Closure of 30th Avenue

Temporary Street Closure of 30th Avenue

KEARNEY, Neb. – The following is a release from the city of Kearney in regards to street closing: “The City of Kearney announces that 30th Avenue from 11th Street to the southern end of Kearney High School will be closed Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. The purpose of the closure…

Nebraska ACT scores drop as officials expected

Nebraska ACT scores drop as officials expected

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska’s average ACT scores have dropped below the national average. Officials say the decline was expected, because 2018 is the first year all students in the graduating class took the ACT college entrance exam as juniors. The Lincoln Journal Star reports that Nebraska’s 2018 composite score of 20.1 was fifth-highest among…

KGFW Sports – Palmer on West Watch List

KGFW Sports – Palmer on West Watch List

The Husker’s James Palmer Jr. was one of 20 players on the initial 2019 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award Watch List released Tuesday afternoon. The award recognizes the top shooting guard in Division I men’s college basketball. A returning first-team All-Big Ten selection, the senior was named to the preseason All-Big Ten…

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