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Jamboree 2012 dates announced…

Posted by on Mar 13, 2012 | 3 comments

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 Crow, Duran Duran, Faith No More, The...

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

Posted by on Mar 11, 2012 | 0 comments

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 flowing mixing with the chatter of an audience waiting for the music to start. Stoop Goodnoise opened the show...

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As If There Aren’t Enough A-holes On TV

Posted by on Mar 11, 2012 | 0 comments

Q101 is partial to several hot dog joints around town.  We’ve been loud and proud supporters of Gene & Jude’s, for example.  However, there is absolutely no comparison anywhere that we’ve found, to the Weiner’s Circle.  You get to eat Lips ‘n Assholes, and you get treated like one, too.  It’s really an experience like no other.  Now, America is about to...

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What Will A Cubs Series Win Look Like?

Posted by on Mar 9, 2012 | 0 comments

In a brilliant commercial that is sure to bring a tear to every Cub fan’s eye (and a chuckle to the lips of every Sox fan in town), Playstation has given us a bona fide glimpse as to what a Cubs World Series would look like. I’m mean, this sucker seems, feels real. Sadly, this is likely as close as the (once) Lovable Losers will get to a title anytime before 2015. Ok, 2016. 2020?...

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

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 | 1 comment

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 blue water and the sounds of 311 and friends!  It’s going to be an unforgettable island party!  Imagine...

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Music And Politics With Scott Lucas Of Local H

Posted by on Mar 6, 2012 | 0 comments

J.T. Morand brings a frank, and interesting interview with Scott Lucas of Local H to the pages of the Chicago Sun Times, and we’re more than happy to share it with you, what with our Local 101 show with them March 9th at The Montrose Room: Local H makes a record only when they have something to say. And, with the political divide in this country widening and the presidential election eight...

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