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Hairball Concert

Hairball Concert

The Heartland Events Center welcomes the return of Hairball to the stage on Friday, January 18th at 7:30 pm. Hairball is more than just a band, and certainly more than a tribute band! A band puts on a concert – Hairball puts on an event! Hairball is a Rock & Roll experience you won’t soon…more info »

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 »

KISS

KISS

KISS: End of the Road World Tour After an epic and storied 45 year career that launched an era of rock n roll legends, KISS will take their final tour ever in 2019, appropriately named END OF THE ROAD. Don’t miss your last chance to see this iconic group when they stop at CHI Health…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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Regulators proposes fine for dairy where worker fatally hurt

Regulators proposes fine for dairy where worker fatally hurt

CLEARWATER, Neb. (AP) – Federal safety regulators are proposing to fine a northeast Nebraska dairy where an employee was fatally injured . The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a news release Monday that Thiele Dairy, in Clearwater, didn’t develop and implement safety programs related to grain bin entry. The…

Fatal deer disease found in north-central, central Nebraska

Fatal deer disease found in north-central, central Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska wildlife officials say a fatal deer illness has been confirmed in Keya Paha and Valley counties. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission said Monday that testing done on deer killed by hunters in November showed evidence of the disease. Keya Paha County is in north-central Nebraska. Valley County is in…

1 of 4 charged in bank heist given nearly 9 years in prison

1 of 4 charged in bank heist given nearly 9 years in prison

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A 21-year-old man has been imprisoned for his role in an eastern Nebraska bank robbery. Federal prosecutors say James Fentress-Dismuke was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Omaha to eight years and 11 months for bank robbery and for brandishing a firearm during a violent crime. Prosecutors say he was…

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