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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]

Sound wave Tattoos Will Let You Hear The Ink

  • 5:45 pm Thursday, September 28th, 2017 by Sam

This is killer!!! It’s one thing to get your favorite saying tattooed on your body, but what if you could hear it!? The creators of the Skinmotion app are making that happen! All you do is get a sound wave tattooed  on your body, then Skinmotion’s app let’s you hear it. MIND. BLOWN. Here’s the explanation from the site:

Hear Bastille’s Aerosmith/R.E.M. mashup

  • 1:48 pm Friday, September 1st, 2017 by Sam

Bastille did a mashup up of Aerosmith’s ‘I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing’ and R.E.M.’s ‘It’s the End of The World’ and it’s pretty amazing. Take a listen!

We announced Friday morning that Bastille will be doing an exclusive stripped down Green Room performance for us at The Mahaffey Theater powered by Corona Extra. It’s a free show on September 18th so you just need to pick up a ticket! Find a drop here. (21+)

Bastille is actually pretty well-known for doing covers so I’m hoping we get some of that at our show. Here’s a few others they have done. [More]

U2 fans have been receiving cryptic letters

  • 11:12 am Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017 by Sam

U2 fans have been receiving mysterious letters in the mail teasing something. The letter features two black silhouettes pasted on top of William Grant’s Songs of Innocence and Experience, which is what inspired Songs of Innocence from U2 in 2014.

The cryptic message states, “Blackout … It’s clear who you are will appear … U2.com” Then at the bottom another one reads “U2 will announce”, then the rest of the sentenced is crossed out with a marker.

The letters were all received yesterday and it is not yet clear what is going to be announced. A single? An album? Whatever it is [More]

Bruce Springteen Announces Intimate Broadway Residency

  • 11:10 am Thursday, August 10th, 2017 by Kyle Taylor

Bruce Springsteen an sell out just about any venue he wants to these days. Last year he sold out Metlife Stadium three times (with a capacity of 50,000), just across the New Jersey border from where he’ll be playing  at the Walter Kerr theatre. He hopes the broadway setting, with a total capacity under 1,000 will be as personal and intimate as possible. The show, titled “Springsteen on Broadway” will run for 8 weeks starting on October 12th.

He told the New York Times, “I chose Broadway for this project because it has the beautiful old theaters which seemed like [More]

Powerful video from what is believed to be the last Linkin Park show

  • 4:29 pm Thursday, July 20th, 2017 by Sam

This is video from their show at Birmingham’s Barclaycard Arena on July 6th. The YouTube footage from user Кирилл Москалёв features a slow and emotional version of ‘Crawling’. Chester Bennington sings so intensely close with the fans, it’s almost as if he’s saying goodbye. 

Shia LaBeouf Body Cam Arrest Footage Released

  • 7:49 am Wednesday, July 12th, 2017 by Sam

What has happened to our little Louis from Even Stevens?!?! 

This past Saturday the Chatham County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shia in a hotel lobby at 4 a.m on charges of public drunkenness. He is also facing charges of disorderly conduct and obstruction which you will COMPLETELY understand after you see this video.