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New Weezer On Q101’s All Alternatives Channel

Posted by on Jul 21, 2014 | 0 comments

New Weezer On Q101’s All Alternatives Channel

New Weezer On Q101’s All Alternatives Channel Featuring all of today’s alternatives and classic Q101 heritage artists like Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Cake, Korn, The Smashing Pumpkins, Sublime, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more, Weezer’s first new song since 2010 is playing in power rotation on Q101. “Back To The Shack” can be heard in POWER rotation on our ALL ALTERNATIVES...

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Awolnation: “Like water in a desert”

Posted by on Jan 26, 2014 | 0 comments

Awolnation: “Like water in a desert”

 Q101 listeners voted Awolnation as one of the three bands they were most excited to see at Jamboree. From 1995, Jamboree has been hosted by Q101 and is one of the top annual outdoor music festivals in Chicago. In 2011 Jamboree came to the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre and saw artists such as Sum 41, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Adelitas Way all take the stage. To see the full line up, view...

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Interview with Matt Dubiel from Q101

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 | 0 comments

Interview with Matt Dubiel from Q101

Interview with Matt Dubiel from Q101 This is a must listen for ANYONE and EVERYONE who wants to know: What’s the deal with Q101? The first guest on the 2014 broadcast to podcast of Dominion Live Radio with Brian Jasik is Matt Dubiel. Matt currently runs and owns AM1530 WCKG The BlaZe in the Chicago suburbs, and owns the Q101 Chicago’s Alternative brand. Matt and I talk about Q101, its...

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Music Radio is dead. There is only 1….Q101?

Posted by on Aug 21, 2013 | 0 comments

As newspapers disappear, and young hip people move to the internet to get their music, news, videos and entertainment…radio is fast becoming the “newspaper” of mainstream media. Why fight it?  Well, we’re not going to fight it any more. So Q101 is boldly going where YOU are going… The INTERNET.  Except we’re already there right?  True.  But that’s not...

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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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