Jamboree 2012 dates announced…

The tentative dates have been announced for Chicago’s heritage outdoor music festival known as Jamboree: Saturday, September 1st and Sunday, September 2nd. This two day outdoor festival of all things alternative has been held in Chicago since 1995. In the mid nineties, the Alt Rock Radio Powerhouse known as Q101 brought Bush, Collective Soul, Sheryl…

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Local H Gets “Close” To The Crowd @ The Montrose Room

Q101 and Local 101 came back to The Montrose Room this last Friday night, and we brought 2 Chicago bands with us, Stoop Goodnoise, and Local H. The doors opened at 8pm, and by the time yours truly spoke to the crowd for a few minutes, you coul hear the glasses clinking and see the beer…

Apple Holds Yearly Press Conference, Giggles Ensue

March 7th, 2012, San Francisco, California Held this year’s Apple press conference, and the rumors that were swirling for weeks prior again turned out to carry a lot of truth. The new iPad was introduced by CEO Tim Cook to the world today, with some expected changes/updates. The tride-and-true glass and aluminum housing with the…

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Sail ‘Down’ To The Caribbean With 311 & Q101!

MAKE SURE YOU SAVE $250!  READ BELOW!  311 is taking over the Carnival Destiny again for its second annual 311 Cruise, but this time Q101 is along for the ride!  Wanna come? We’re headed to a private island where only 311 and Q101 cruisers get to hang out for 2 days of sun, sand, clear…

2012 Oscars Round-Up

A year of surprisingly amazing movies was wrapped up by an equally shocking night at the 84th Academy Awards. Upsets, expectations, J-Lo’s nipple, and Angelina Jolie’s leg were the centers of this event to be sure. Were you busy knitting, or hiding from your crazy ex to watch the Oscars? You can get a full…

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1st Local 101 Show of ’12 A Sold Out Party

Q101’s first Local 101 show of the year was a great notch on our belts (and yours!)-a sold-out show!  Thanks to all who turned out!  For those who were turned away at the door (and there were quite a few unfortunately), we look forward to seeing you at the show there with Local H March…

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Q101 Goes Strong At The Congress

Friday, February 24th there was a concert at The Congress Theater in Chicago featuring Devil, Kill The Noise, and Korn. The crowd was an amalgam of parents, adults, and children, “new” Korn fans and “old” Korn fans. Different people from different walks of life. Something a lot of the people who were at that show…

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