Hear Beach Slang, Lower Dens, Bon Iver, Leonard Cohen, and Other New Jams on THE BIG BEATAll politics and no new music makes __________ a dull boy/girl. Dig into close to two hours of the latest and greatest.
Jr. Jr. Get Personal & Play The Newlywed Game With Emma MacDaniel & Josh from JR JR know each A LOT about each other!
Green Day Announce Rescheduled Chicago Show At Aragon BallroomAfter postponing their show at the Aragon Ballroom last week, Green Day gave fans a date they can circle on their calendar.
Two Minute Drill: Another Rookie QB, Same Result [Listen]"Once you start winning, that can be contagious, just like losing, so we gotta get our first win; the first win is always the hardest. Once we get that feeling, I think that we can start taking off here."
Len & Lin: Bittersweet Day for Baseball [Listen]"I was at the game with my wife and she noted that it was an ESPN national game, she said, 'this isn't ESPN, this is the Hallmark Channel."
Violent Weekend In Chicago - News With Mary DixonUPDATE: Chicago police report more than fifty people have been shot over the weekend. At least seven have died ... including a Berwyn man who was shot during an argument Saturday evening near Millennium Park. Police are questioning someone in the death of Peter Fabbri, who was hit near Michigan and Monroe. He died last night at Northwestern Memorial Hospital ... A Mundelein man was killed as he walked by a shooting early yesterday at the University of Illinois in Champaign ... Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face each other in the first of three presidential debates tonight ... Space-X is testing a rocket engine that might one day send people to Mars ... The sports world has lost a legend and a young star - Golf champion Arnold Palmer has died at the age of 87, and the Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez died yesterday in a boating accident ... The Bears lost in Dallas ... The Cubs beat the Cards ... the White Sox won in Cleveland ... and the Chicago Sky are going to the WNBA semifinals ... It's going to be cool and windy today, with temperatures in the upper-60s.


Happy Birthday Bryan Ferry!Today we celebrate the 71st birthday of one of rocks most stylish and sophisticated chameleons, Bryan Ferry.
President Obama Stays True To His Chicago Roots, Says No To Ketchup On A Hot DogPresident Barack Obama knows better than to put ketchup on his hot dog. After all, he's from Chicago.
"It Was One Of The Loudest Moments I've Ever Heard" - David Ross Home Run Shakes Wrigley Field"The whole building began to shake."
Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016Music and conversation with Jamila Woods about her new album HEAVN
Saturday Morning Flashback: 1992 [Playlist]A memorable year for this family...
Breakfast With The Beatles – September 25, 2016Miss Breakfast with the Beatles this week? Here's the playlist for September 25.

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Metallica Premiere New Track 'Moth Into Flame'The track is the second single off the band's highly anticipated new album 'Hardwired… To Self-Destruct,' which will be released on November 18th.
Influential Accordionist Buckwheat Zydeco Dies at 68“This is one of the world’s true genius musicians. A completely natural musician who could just fit in in any scenario,” said Zydeco's manager Ted Fox.
Nirvana's 'Nevermind' Baby Recreates Cover Photo“The anniversary means something to me," Spencer Elden says. "It’s strange that I did this for five minutes when I was four months old and it became this really iconic image.”
Red Hot Chili Peppers: A Look Back at 'Blood Sugar Sex Magik' 25 Years LaterWith "Give It Away," "Under the Bridge" and "Breaking the Girl," it brought the club act to the arena level, where they've stayed for a quarter century.
Bruce Springsteen on Trump: 'The Republic is Under Siege by a Moron'As for Trump? Well he's got an opinion on that, too.


Jerry Seinfeld at the Chicago Theatre Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Jerry Seinfeld at the Chicago Theatre.
Win Tickets To A 93XRT Show With Twin Peaks At MetroTwin Peaks are returning to their hometown for a 93XRT Show at Metro on December 17th. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets! Tickets are on sale now. Visit MetroChicago.com for more information. 
Win Tickets To Bloody Mary Fest 2016Don't miss Chicago's Bloody Mary Competition 4 on Sunday, October 16th at Plumbers Hall in the West Loop! Over a dozen restaurants and bars will compete for the coveted trophy by winning your taste buds. Enter for your chance to win a pair of tickets! Tickets available NOW at BloodyMaryChi.com. Must be 21+. 
Win Tickets To See The Head And The HeartThe Head and the Heart are coming to the Aragon Ballroom on October 14th. Enter to win a pair of tickets from Jam Productions! For more information, visit Ticketmaster.com. 
See Warpaint Live From The BlueCross BlueShield Performance StageWarpaint will perform Live on BlueCross BlueShield Performance Stage on Friday, September 30th at 1p! Enter for your chance to attend the performance. Can't make it? You can stream the performance live at 93XRT.com! 
Win An XRT Rock & Roll X-Cursion to Voodoo Music Festival Enter for a chance to win an XRT Rock & Roll X-Cursion for two to attend Voodoo Music Festival October 28th-October 31st in New Orleans!

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