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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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Led Zeppelin 50 years ago Saturday

Led Zeppelin 50 years ago Saturday

America got its first taste of Led Zeppelin 50 years ago Saturday when their self-titled debut album was released. The band came together the year before when Yardbirds’ guitarist Jimmy Page recruited his old friend from his session days, bassist John Paul Jones, along with drummer John Bonham and singer Robert Plant. Jimmy Page on…

WOODSTOCK: By the Time We Get There It Will Be 50

WOODSTOCK: By the Time We Get There It Will Be 50

I Tried to go in 69 , but I was only 8 The wait is over as Woodstock producer and co-founder Michael Lang says there will be an official 50th celebration of the music’s most iconic festival. Woodstock founder and co-producer Michael Lang officially announces Woodstock 50 The Watkins Glen International Speedway was the site for Summer Jam, which once received the Guinness Book…

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…

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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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KGFW Sports – Lopers Basketball Teams Fall at Washburn

KGFW Sports – Lopers Basketball Teams Fall at Washburn

The UNK basketball teams were upended by the Washburn Ichabods last night in Topeka, Kansas. The Loper men are now 0-7 in MIAA action after losing 89-58. The Loper women are 3-4 in the conference after falling 62-60 in overtime. The UNK basketball teams continue on the road with games at Emporia State Sunday.

Governor Ricketts’ State of the State Address prioritizing property taxes

Governor Ricketts’ State of the State Address prioritizing property taxes

LINCOLN, Neb. – (KGFW) Leading up to the legislative session of 2019, constituents across Nebraska have been asking for property tax relief. During his State of the State Address, Governor Pete Ricketts brought forth his proposals for how the taxpayers can be given future reprieve. The governor first stated the successes that Nebraska has experienced…

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