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Meet our Tail of the Week!

Say hello to Nani! She is a 5-year-old Great Dane (90lbs!) from Mississippi. Get to know this cutie a little more down below! NANI FUN FACTS:  LOVES: people! She is very friendly and social with new people! DISLIKES: small animals or cats. CAN: be with other dogs her size. She usually does well with them with…MORE

Bourbon & Bacon at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

The Tony Gates Morning Show Proudly welcomes THE BOURBON & BACON FEST back to Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort on Saturday September 21st! We’ve got tickets & we want you to have them! Listen at 7:10am & Play “WORKFORCE JARGON” (Makin’ The Bacon—) to Win Tickets & Qualify for the VIP Package. 10 will win…MORE

Detroit Lions 2019

Your NFL home for Sunday Night Football, The Playoffs & The Superbowl is the new home for your Detroit Lions— HEAR THE ROAR all season on Classic Rock 97LAV DETROIT LIONS 2019 Schedule PRE-SEASON Week    Date        Day                     Opponent           Game Time P1           Aug. 8     Thursday           vs. Patriots          7:30 PM P2           Aug. 17…MORE

The Tony Gates Morning Show Grandwich

Classic Rock 97LAV & Sundance Grill & Bar present OUR 2019 Grandwich entry: The TONY GATES “Bite Me!” a MONTE CRISTO TORTA w/ SHORT RIBS 29 restaurants are competing this year to be the 2019 Grandwich winner We invite you to try Tone’s Grandwich at either Sundance Grill & Bar A portion of every Grandwich…MORE

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Coming to Four Winds Casino

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band Saturday, June 15 – 9PM Four Winds Casino New Buffalo  He is one of today’s most riveting live performers. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. Saturday, June 15th, 9pm Eastern Silver Creek Event Center. The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band. The Billboard Award winner and Blues Music Award winner. Tickets on sale now…MORE

Workforce Lunch Invasion

The Workforce Lunch Invasion is back on 97LAV! To reward you for listening to WLAV while you work, we’re bringing you + 19 of your coworkers lunch from Bagel Beanery on Michigan Street! Tell us below where you work, and we could be showing up with a free, catered lunch for you and your crew!…MORE

Performance Artist Creates Incredible Painting Before KISS Concert

Classic Rock 97LAV celebrated the final Appearance of KISS at the Van Andel Arena on Saturday, March 9. Fans got to witness performance artist and entertainer, David Garibaldi, create a 5′ x 8′ (5 foot by 8 foot) KISSTORY painting that helped to celebrate this once in a lifetime final KISS concert in Grand Rapids.…MORE

Welcome to Night Terrors at The BOB

The BOB’s Annual Halloween Costume Party is on Saturday, October 27! Prepare to be shocked and amazed by a freakish amount of entertainment, with six DJ’s spinning over five individual stages! The BOB’s costume contest features $1,000 and a trip to Colorado going to the first place winner! Admission is $20 in advance, OR get…MORE