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Meet our Tail of the Week!

     Meet Peaches! Peaches is a 2-year-old Terrier Mix. She has been in and out of the Humane Society since February. She came on a transport from CARES (Clarksdale Animal Rescue Effort & Shelter). She was adopted once and returned due to “not having enough room for her or time.” The adopter lived in…MORE

Frederik Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series 2019

Classic Rock 97LAV proudly presents the Fifth Third Bank Concert Series at Frederik Meijer Gardens! This year’s lineup includes… Styx, Foreigner, Buddy Guy & Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Steve Miller Band & Marty Stuart, Trombone Shorty & Orleans, Three Dog Night, The Beach Boys, Stray Cats, The B 52’s, and MUCH MORE! Member pre-sale begins April…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 The Beltline Bar! Tell us below where you work, and we could be showing up with a free, catered lunch for you and your crew! Check out…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

The Who kicks off MOVING ON! Tour at the Van Andel Arena

The Who kicks off MOVING ON! Tour at the Van Andel Arena

THE WHO ANNOUNCE 2019 NORTH AMERICAN MOVING ON! TOUR 29 DATES SET FOR SUMMER AND AUTUMN LIVE TREKS ICONIC BAND ALSO SET TO RELEASE THEIR FIRST ALBUM OF NEW SONGS IN THIRTEEN YEARS For WHO fans everywhere, the announcement of a brand new tour means only one thing: the world’s most untameable rock band is…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

Rest in Peace, Ed “Uncle Buck” Buchanan

Celebrating the life of a radio legend, Ed “Uncle Buck” Buchanan 1949 – 2018 Ed Buchanan was the man responsible for putting the mighty Classic Rock 97LAV on the air, and known as one of the first DJ’s to play rock and roll music. Buchanan hired local radio legends Tony Gates, Kevin Matthews and Tim…MORE