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The NFL is on LAV!

Your NFL home for the playoffs and the Superbowl is Classic Rock 97LAV! Saturday, January 4  LAV’s WILDCARD WEEKEND Coverage begins at 4pm with the Buffalo Bills @ The Houston Texans  Followed by the Titans @ Patriots, at approximately 7:45 Sunday, January 5  Day 2 of WILDCARD WEEKEND Starts at 12:30pm with…MORE


Three chances to win at one amazing venue…   Thunderhead: The Rush Experience Friday, January 10   BiG SUiT – A Tribute to Talking Heads Saturday, January 25   Thunderstruck – America’s AC/DC Tribute Friday, January 31   All at 20 Monroe Live! Register below for your chance to win… Many will win a pair…MORE

Ozzy’s “Under The Graveyard” reaches No. 1

Ozzy’s first single in nine years, “Under The Graveyard” has reached the top spot on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Chart.  It’s also Ozzy’s first song in a decade to reach number one. The single has been streamed over 5.4 million times so far. The album featuring “Under The Graveyard”, titled Ordinary Man, is set for an early…MORE

Man claims McDonald’s served him tea spiked with weed

A South Carolina McDonald’s is under investigation after a customer claimed he was served sweet tea with marijuana in it. Hilton Head resident Parrish Brown told sheriff’s officials he ordered “sweet tea with light ice and extra lemon.” And that’s exactly what he thought he’d received — until he realized he was “high as a…MORE

KISS reveals 75 new “End of The Road” tour dates

Take it with a grain of salt cause they’ve already retired at least 26 times, but Kiss has revealed 75 new 2020 End of The Road Tour dates. The band’s new retirement tour kicks off February 1st in New Hampshire, then hits South America and Europe before ending their road career where it all began,…MORE

Bartender receives Powerball ticket as tip — and wins $50k

A lottery ticket left as a tip by a cheapskate customer has made a Missouri bartender $50,000 richer. Taylor Russey, who works at Bleachers Bar in O’Fallon, says she didn’t think much about the Powerball ticket she received on October 18th. Because the bar sells lottery tickets, the customer — a regular at Bleachers —…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

Foreigner & Beer!

Classic Rock 97LAV and Broad Leaf Local Beer welcomed Foreigner band members, Bruce Watson and Michael Bluestein, this past Saturday, August 10, and all we can say is, it was a BLAST! This was an exclusive ticketed event where everyone who got tickets could enjoy some beer while Foreigner played some acoustic songs! Plus, everyone…MORE