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November Michigan Lottery!

The Tony Gates Morning Show & The Michigan Lottery are going to try and make it extra special Thanksgiving for you this Friday! When you hear “Money” by Pink Floyd between 6am & 10am this Friday, November 22, caller 97 (616-459-9797 or 800-882-WLAV) WINS 25, $10 “The Big Spin” Instant Games! You could win up…MORE

Rad Dads Taco Creation Contest

Think you make the best taco in West Michigan? We’ll be the judge of that! The chefs at Rad Dad Tacos and Tequila Bar wants to put your taco on the menu! Let us know the name of your taco and what the ingredients are below and if they choose your recipe, they’ll feature your…MORE

Meet our Tail of the Week!

ROSCO Look at my ears! Look at my smile! Aren’t I handsome?! The Humane Society of West Michigan isn’t quite sure what my breed is, but they do know I’m very sweet and VERY cute! OH also, you can take me home this month with the FEE WAIVED! It’s adopt a senior dog month, and…MORE

Calling all West Michigan band and choir members…

Here’s your chance to win Trans-Siberian Orchestra tickets. The Tony Gates Morning Show and Lake Michigan Credit Union salutes YOU, the musically talented, so we have teamed up to send you to the December 1 show at the Van Andel Arena. All you have to do is submit a photo or video of you practicing…MORE

Journey Coming to Van Andel Arena

Journey with Pretenders is coming to Van Andel Arena on July 8, 2020! You can expect to hear classic songs like “Faithfully”, “Any Way You Want It”, “Open Arms”, and of course, “Don’t Stop Believin’”. Tickets go on sale Friday, November 8 at 10am. Journey is one of the most popular American rock bands of all…MORE

Elton John is Coming Back to Van Andel Arena!

Classic Rock 97LAV welcomes Elton John back to Van Andel Arena, Thursday, April 23, 2020! Get ready to play “Finish The Lyrics” with the Tony Gates Morning show to Beat The Box Office! The American Express Pre-Sale Starts Thursday, October 24 at 10:00am and goes through Monday, October 28 until 10:00pm. Public On Sale is…MORE

BUSH & LIVE at the Allegan County Fair: Recap

The Allegan County Fair has been going on and WLAV was hanging out with BUSH & LIVE as part of their ALT-TIMATE Tour on Saturday September 7th. BUSH started their set with “Machinehead” with Gavin Rossdale (lead singer) using his powerful voice to engage the crowd who all stood and sang with him. If you’re…MORE

Knapp Charter Academy Fund Racer Walk

The Knapp Charter Academy will be hosting their annual Fund Racer Walk on Wednesday, September 11. This year, they will be paying special tribute to all medical personnel and first responders that come and walk with the kids and thank them for allowing them to pay tribute through them to the fallen brothers and sisters…MORE