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Foreigner With Tesla

Foreigner With Tesla

On September 13th, 2017 Foreigner’s catalog sales were celebrated in Business Insider magazine as hitting the Top 40 among the Best Selling Music Artists of All Time. The Beatles were justifiably #1, but Foreigner came in ahead of Britney Spears, Bob Dylan, Phil Collins, Prince, Queen, Bon Jovi and Def Leppard. With ten multi-platinum albums…more info »

Night Ranger

Night Ranger

With more than 17 million albums sold worldwide, over 3,000 live shows performed, and more than 1 billion in radio audience, Night Ranger has both epitomized and transcended the arena rock sound and style of that era and beyond. With songs that have significantly impacted popular culture and continue to expand their ever-growing fan-base, Night…more info »

METALLICA

METALLICA

Online Presale Date: Starts Mar. 1 @ 9AM Ends Mar. 1 @ 10PM Presale code: PUPPETS Presale Ticket Limit: 4 tickets Show Date: Thursday, Sept. 6 Public On Sale Date: Friday, Mar. 2 @ 10AM Presale ticket Link: https://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/06005456BC5AB85A?camefrom=CFC_PBA_0906met_MMCAMPAIGN&brand=PINNACLEBANK&camefrom=EMCL_2126356_89344760 104.1 The Blaze presents Metallica Online Presale They dropped a few hints this past weekend and…more info »

DEEP PURPLE & JUDAS PRIEST

DEEP PURPLE & JUDAS PRIEST

Rock giants Deep Purple and Judas Priest unite to play at Harrah’s Stir Concert Cove with special guest The Temperance Movement on Friday, September 21st. Don’t miss your chance to see two of the world’s biggest rock bands together on one stage. Get your tickets at ticketmaster!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…

50 years ago May 18th, 1968, the Northern California Rock Festival in Santa Clara featured such Bay Area luminaries as the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane,Big Brother & the Holding Company and The Steve Miller Band plus, from L.A., The Doors.

50 years ago May 18th, 1968, the Northern California Rock Festival in Santa Clara featured such Bay Area luminaries as the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane,Big Brother & the Holding Company and The Steve Miller Band plus, from L.A., The Doors.

CLASSIC CUTS: People Are Strange The Doors: “People Are Strange” The Hook: The idea came to Jim Morrison during a sunrise spent at the crest of Laurel Canyon following a deeply depressed evening. Album: Strange Days Year: 1967 Writers: Jim Morrison and Robby Krieger Stats: Peaked at number-12 on the Billboard Hot 100. Background: “People Are Strange” was the first single off The Doors’ second album,Strange…

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Free Ticket Thursday

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KGFW Sports – UNK Picked to Win MIAA

KGFW Sports – UNK Picked to Win MIAA

The 8th-ranked UNK volleyball team has been picked to finish first in the 2018 MIAA preseason coaches’ poll. Just 36 points separates the top five teams; the Lopers (108 points; eight first place votes), Missouri Western State (94; two first place), Central Oklahoma (92), Central Missouri (85) and Washburn (72; one first place). UNK and…

CAPTURED: Buffalo County seeking assistance to locate wanted man

CAPTURED: Buffalo County seeking assistance to locate wanted man

KEARNEY, Neb. (KGFW) – Aug. 16 3:18 p.m. CDT A man released from the Buffalo County Jail Monday was apprehended the morning of August 16, without incident in Minden. According to the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office Roger Trew appeared voluntarily at the Kearney County Courthouse in Minden for a previously scheduled court appearance. Trew was…

Groups seek again to legalize casinos at Nebraska tracks

Groups seek again to legalize casinos at Nebraska tracks

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – Groups that want to legalize casinos at Nebraska horse racing tracks are teaming up for another effort. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the Nebraska Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association and Ho-Chunk Inc. announced Wednesday that they would seek to place the issue on the 2020 ballot. The effort would involve gathering…

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