Watch the NEW ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Trailer Here!

Recently, the third ‘Dark Knight Rises’ trailer hit the web after a massive viral marketing campaign was unleashed earlier that same day. Warner Bros. asked fans to collect graffiti tags scattered across the world to reveal frames from the new trailer. What probably should have taken days was finished by night, and the unlocked trailer left…

Craft Beer Lovers Unite!

To get warmed up for Chicago’s Craft Beer Week, just head up to Madison, WI  from May 4-13.  The event features more than 150 events, including beer dinners, pub crawls and rare beer tappings.  More information, including a list of events, iChicago Craft Beer Week begins a few days (May 17th) after the end of Madison’s version. How does…

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Randall Goes Honeybadger On Q

The legendary voice behind the viral video “Crazy Nastyass Honeybadger,” Randall, was in town Monday on the campus of Depaul University to promote his new book (what else?): Honeybadger Dont Care: Randall’s Guide to Crazy, Nastyass Animals. Apparently word reached him about our grass-roots efforts to independently fund a major festival, “Jamboree” via http://Q101Jamboree.com and…

Thinking of Using Kickstarter? See This First!

Gapersblock.com did a nice story about Kickstarter (and interviewed us about our Jamboree 2012 project for this article, which we thank them for!)   Below that are a few items from our own experience you can use to further investigate whether Kickstarter is right for you, including our cautionary tale, and a video to help you…

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UPDATE: What bands at Jamboree? Survey Says…

UPDATE 05/03/12:   We’re in the homestretch and it looks bleak for a fan-funded Jamboree.   The reasons seem clear:  People want to know a headliner or lineup before they jump in.   We understand.   We tried to get bands to agree to come “if” we could raise the dough.  No one bit on that…

Rise Against Debuts Q101-Filmed Video

So…what’s this about Rise Against? Well here’s what it’s about! It’s about this exclusive video shot by a special crew of Q101.com winners we hooked up at the band’s show in January at UIC. They shot some fantastic footage and we got the guy that creates all of the Official Rise Against videos to put…

Drunk Sox Fan sings Happy Birthday in pig latin wearing a thong?

We don’t know what to make of this…but we can’t WAIT to see more videos from Q101 Fans who are PUMPED abut Jamboree 2012! Make your own video and put it out there… Better yet, pledge to support Jamboree on Kickstarter today! Go to Q101Jamboree.com!

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…

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