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97 Lav & The Leinenkugel Beer Company Present The Lav/Leinie Canoe Trip 2020!

CLASSIC ROCK 97LAV & THE LEINENKUGEL BEER COMPANY proudly presents THE LAV/LEINIE (lie-knee) CANOE TRIP 2020! Float down the Muskegon River with Tony Gates FRIDAY August 21st! Listen to the Tony Gates morning show for your chance to win a canoe for the day courtesy of WISNER RENTS CANOES, Transportation from Affordable Limousine for you…MORE

97LAV & The Tony Gates Morning Show present the 25th annual Yackers and Hackers

Classic Rock 97 LAV & The Tony Gates Morning Show present the 25th annual Yackers and Hackers—-UNCLE BUCK MEMORIAL GOLF OUTING The Golf Outing will take place at North Kent Golf Course in Rockford, SUNDAY, August 16th with a 9am shotgun start.  Get your foursome in today for just $300 ($75 per person) with proceeds…MORE

AC DC “Back in Black” 40th Anniversary

AC DC Back In Black 40th Anniversary Classic Rock 97LAV Celebrates the celebrates the 40th anniversary of AC DC “Back in Black”   Listen to The Tony Gates Morning Show for your chance to win a digital download of the album! Back in Black Album Facts Recording Like their previous album, 1979’s Highway To Hell,…MORE

2020 Allegan County Fair is Cancelled

The 2020 Allegan County Fair is unfortunately cancelled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The tough decision came after “Many months of deliberation and sad hearts”, the organization stated in a press release on June 30. The board of directors realize how much of a priority it is to keep everyone safe and they believe…MORE

LAV Flamingo Lounge Bike Night

LAV Bike Nights are BACK!! Join us this Wednesday from 6p-8p at The Flamingo Lounge on Bridge Street downtown Rob Brandt will be there with the return of WLAV WINGS! This week the Beveridge Brothers band performs starting at 7  MORE

UPDATE Blues on the Mall 2020

June 19, 2020 Blues on the Mall After the epic announcement to move this legendary event back downtown the pandemic hit!  All of the amazing Blues acts we had scheduled for 2020 cancelled their tours.  We were forced to cancel the June and July shows.  The whole team here at Classic Rock 97 LAV is…MORE

#SharetheLoaf – Arnie’s Giving Free Meals to the Community

The Mission of Arnie’s and Beer City Bread Company is to “Share the Loaf” with their Grand Rapids Neighbors. #SharetheLoaf is a two-fold movement: Firstly, the team at Arnie’s and Beer City Bread Company wanted to serve high quality food for a reasonable price. They created a drive thru at the Leonard Street location of…MORE

Paws, Claws & Corks is going virtual!

The Humane Society of West Michigan was planning to host their annual fundraiser Paws, Claws & Corks at DeVos Place on March 18. Unfortunately, their plans had to be changed. While they said they would love to celebrate with you in person, they have made this difficult decision in order to keep the guests and…MORE

It Is Well With My Soul

In the second week of government mandated social-distancing during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, arranger David Wise awoke one morning with an idea. He was missing his Nashville community of studio session singers, and wanted to do something to bring everybody together, virtually. The idea of a virtual choir wasn’t a new idea, but this video…MORE