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Lynyrd Skynyrd

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Earlier this year Southern Rock icons Lynyrd Skynyrd announced that after a career that has spanned more than 40 years and includes a catalog of more than 60 albums with more than 30 million units sold, they would embark on their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. Produced by Live Nation, the career-concluding two-year…more info »

Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac

Legendary, GRAMMY-award winning band Fleetwood Mac announced today a North American tour, set to kick off in October and travel through 50+ cities ending in Spring of 2019. Produced by Live Nation, the tour will feature the newly announced line-up of Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks, and Christine McVie along with newcomers Mike Campbell…more info »

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! 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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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. .…

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…

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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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Nebraska’s Crowded Budget Impacting Property Taxes

Nebraska’s Crowded Budget Impacting Property Taxes

OMAHA, Neb. – Sarah Curry, the Policy Director for the Platte Institute released her recent report for Nebraska’s overcrowded spending budget and the impact it could have on taxes. A heavy reliance on federal funding and not placing taxes on everyday sales and services have been factors in the recent budget issues. With high property…

Nebraska jobless rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August

Nebraska jobless rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – The Nebraska Labor Department says the state’s preliminary unemployment rate dropped to 2.8 percent in August – down a tenth of a point from 2.9 percent in July. The department said in a news release Friday that the rate also was down a tenth from the year-ago figure of 2.9 percent.…

Nebraska Brass Band joins UNK Wind Ensemble

Nebraska Brass Band joins UNK Wind Ensemble

KEARNEY, Neb. – Nebraska’s premiere brass band will join the University of Nebraska at Kearney Wind Ensemble for a concert in Kearney. The Nebraska Brass Band, based in Omaha, will perform with UNK musicians at 8 p.m. Sept. 29 in UNK’s Fine Arts Recital Hall. Nebraska Brass Band consists of 34 professional musicians. It includes UNK…

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