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Fitz & The Tantrums headlining NHL All-Star Friday Night concert

  • 10:11 am Saturday, January 13th, 2018 by Cory

With the Tampa Bay Lightning hosting this year’s NHL All-Star game on Jan 28th comes parties, celebrities, and a FREE CONCERT with Fitz & The Tantrums!!!!

The 2 hour concert begins at 8pm on Friday January 26th at Curtis Hixon Park. It’s totally free and open to the public BUT if you want to be a VIP we’ve got those tickets you can win on the free 97x app! We also have tickets on there for the NHL All-Star Skills Competition, Saturday (1/27) and for the  NHL All-Star Game, Sunday (1/28)!

When you get out there be sure to grab some [More]

Magic Giant giving away EXCLUSIVE bracelets to the MAGIC MISFITS

  • 9:28 am Saturday, January 13th, 2018 by Cory

Our friends at Magic Giant are treating their fans, the MAGIC MISFITS, more incentives to get out to their shows.

If you can make it to 3 shows between Jan 25th and March 3rd, they are giving you these pretty sweet Magic Giant bracelets. AND if you can make it to 6 shows between those dates, you get ANOTHER, even more exclusive bracelet!!!

I don’t know about you, but it looks like a road trip is in order!

Find the Facebook post here

There’s a way to order Harry Potter drinks at Starbucks

  • 11:37 am Thursday, January 4th, 2018 by Sam

Turns out you may not need to run over to Harry Potter World at Universal Orlando Resort to experience the overwhelming joy that is Butterbeer!! The Independent reported that there is a way to order the Harry Potter beverage from the Starbucks secret menu. Here’s how to do it!

Facebook adds snooze feature to temporarily silence annoying friends

  • 12:40 pm Monday, December 18th, 2017 by Sam

Facebook is rolling out a new feature that will temporarily silence your most annoying friends. 

Queens Of The Stone Age Add North American Tour Dates

  • 11:48 am Monday, November 6th, 2017 by Sam

Queens of the Stone Age are currently on the Villains World Tour in support of their latest album Villains released back in August.

Lucky for us, they JUST ANNOUNCED tour dates have been added for 2018 that include a stop in St. Petersburg at The Mahaffey Theater on May 2nd, 2018! They have support on the tour from Royal Blood, Ty Segall, Wolf Alice, and Eagles of Death Metal. The St. Pete stop will be with Wolf Alice.

WATCH: Magic Giant release music video for ‘Window’

  • 2:35 pm Friday, October 27th, 2017 by Sam

Magic Giant hold a pretty special place in our hearts here at 97x. Ever since they first performed in our Corona Extra Green Room we knew they were some really talented guys and SO MUCH FUN! They then proved that again performing at BBQ this year in Vinoy Park. In fact, they proved it so much we decided Next Big Thing wouldn’t be complete unless they were there. 

Why are Kings of Leon so concerned with this apple?

  • 3:14 pm Monday, October 9th, 2017 by Evander - Marketing & Promotions Manager

So, we’re bringing Kings of Leon to Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, Saturday, October 28th.
We have one big question for the guys…what’s up with that apple?

Seriously…take a look for yourself:

Could it be rotten? Was there a worm in it?
Or, was it just too DAMN GOOD!?

Even other band members can’t keep their eyes off it’s juicy goodness. 
Apple = BAE

Well, tune-in weekday’s at 5:30p for your chance to win a pair of tix to the show + a Meet & Greet with the band! If you win, you have to promise us you’ll get to the bottom of [More]

Amazon is stepping up the food delivery game with Five Guys and Chipotle

  • 11:14 am Sunday, October 8th, 2017 by Cory

There really isn’t much that you can’t find on Amazon these days. In fact while I’m writing this, I have my Amazon account pulled up and am doing a little shopping myself. There is really no need to leave the house to shop anymore.

Amazon is really stepping up their presence in the food division with the purchase of Whole Foods and introducing Amazon Fresh, a drive thru grocery pick up earlier this year. They even have their hands in the food delivery with  Amazon Restaurant Delivery but haven’t had much luck with that, until now.

They recently teamed up with Olo, [More]

Watch Paramore perform one of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts

  • 3:20 pm Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017 by Sam

Paramore recently performed one of NPR’s signature Tiny Desk concerts. They played three singles from After Laughter, ‘Hard Times’, ‘Fake Happy’ as well as an emotional performance of ’26’. 

Your Weekly Wins!

  • 9:38 am Friday, September 29th, 2017 by Evander - Marketing & Promotions Manager

PVRIS – Listen to win at 8pm MondayWin a 4-pack of tix this Monday at 8pm during the 8@8 with Sam to see Pvris at The Ritz Ybor Tuesday, 10/3!

97X Next Big Thing Day 1 Tickets at 5:30p M-F!Listen weekdays at 5:30pm to score a pair of tickets to the 1st day of #97XNBT. Click here for the full 2-day lineup!

Jack Johnson – Listen to win a 4-pack of tix M&Tues @ 4:3op Score a 4-pack of tickets to see Jack Johnson this Wednesday at Midflorida Credit Union Amphitheatre.

Band of Horses – Listen to win at [More]