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Complete Lollapalooza 2015 Lineup

You just heard Lin Brehmer & Mary Dixon make the official Lollapalooza 2015 lineup announcement on the XRT Morning Show, now see who’ll be playing the festival.


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Paul McCartney, Florence + The Machine, Alabama Shakes, Metallica To Headline Lollapalooza

Envision yourself in downtown Chicago, Grant Park to be specific. It’s summertime, the sky is blue, and a picturesque Chicago skyline drapes the background as you watch Paul McCartney lead a sing-along with 100,000 of your closest friends. Quit pinching yourself, because it’s not a dream.



Join Us For The XRT/Coors Light Opening Night Live Broadcast!

It’s a tradition that is legendary! Join Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon for the Opening Night Live Broadcast, starting at 4PM Sunday, April 5th live from YakZie’s (3710 North Clark Street) in Wrigleyville. Live performances include Ivan & Alyosha, Waco Brothers, Ting Tings, and Rhett Miller of Old 97’s, plus a special guest appearance from Len Kasper & The Resin Bags feat. Matt Spiegel, along with XRT’s Regular Guy!


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2015 Chicago Blues Fest – Complete Lineup

This evening we announced on Blues Breakers the complete line-up for the 32nd Annual Chicago Blues Festival set for June 12 through June 14 in Grant Park, Chicago’s front yard. It’s a free festival, in […]


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Chuy Garcia Discusses Chicago Mayoral Race (And Bob Marley) With XRT

For the first time in 20 years, Chicago voters will decide a mayoral runoff on April 7th. We wanted XRT listeners to hear from the candidates themselves – what is their vision for our city?