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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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Join Q101’s Brooke Hunter For Local 101 Show with Lucky Boys Confusion

Posted by on Feb 24, 2012 | 0 comments

Join Q101’s Brooke Hunter For Local 101 Show with Lucky Boys Confusion

Join Q101’s Brooke Hunter for the first Local 101 Show of 2012. Q101 Presents Lucky Boys Confusion at The Montrose Room.  Parking is just $5 and there a limited tickets left. Buy tickets here: http://www.ticketweb.com/t3/sale/SaleEventDetail?dispatch=loadSelectionData&eventId=4215795 The Montrose Room is inside The Hotel Intercontinental in Rosemont.  Next month, Q101 Presents the...

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Tim & Joe from Rise Against Talk with James Van Osdol from Q101 (WKQX Chicago) at Twisted 13

Posted by on Jan 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Joe and Tim talk backstage at The Aragon for Twisted 13 with James Van Osdol about things like the Blue Meanies, Naked Ray Gun, Riotfest, not selling out…PUNK, touring in a rock band as a father of a 2 year old and more. JVO geeks out <a little> over Rise Against, in the casual cool way only JVO can. The guys talk about Vegan food, Chicago Diner, Alison Friends in uptown,...

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Kevin Manno from MTV talks with Tim Mcllrath from Rise Against for Q101 WKQX Chicago

Posted by on Jan 20, 2012 | 0 comments

Tim talks Chicago music, radio and more.  Kevin gets busted picking his nose…but hey it’s radio.  This was before he became a TV star on MTV.  We kid Kevin, because he’s handsome AND successful….and gets to hang out with “Sway” at the MTV studios. Tim opens up about radio politics, let downs, build ups…and Rancid opening up for Rise Against! If you want...

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Robert Feder puts Mancow in Timeout over Q101

Posted by on Sep 2, 2011 | 0 comments

Robert Feder puts Mancow in Timeout over Q101

Mancow tells it like it is…from his point of view….from Robert Feder’s blog: “I found it repulsive,” Muller, 45, later said of the outpouring of nostalgia. “I was invited to be part of it, but I chose not to because I don’t live my life looking in the rearview mirror. I like James VanOsdol a lot. I hear he’s writing a book. I was the biggest player in the story, and I wouldn’t...

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