XRT Afternoon Host: 1-4 PM:
Marty Lennartz claims that his most irrational act, quitting a full-time job to intern at WXRT, was also his best move, as he officially joined the staff in 1981 as producer for Terri Hemmert’s morning show. Since 1986 Marty has been hosting the overnight program, and he also can be heard on weekend afternoons.[Read Marty’s Full Bio]
Cage The Elephant’s songs have become 21st Century staples on XRT, but it’s their live performance that’s made them huge favorites of Chicago fans.
Every afternoon this week I’ll give you a chance to win a pair for next Thursday’s XRT Show. Make sure you’re listening between 1-4p Monday thru Friday and you might find yourself in Pilsen at the first big show of 2017!
Now that the results of your voting for The 2016 Listener poll have been revealed it’s time to start thinking about the future. What will 2017 bring?
I had the thrill of actually talking to both Iggy and Josh about their album, as well as the tour that brought them to Chicago Theater for what proved to be one of the best concerts of 2016.
XRT’s Friday Feature pays tribute to artists we lost in 2016. Springsteen did it early on the first two dates of his River Tour.
This Friday’s Feature on XRT will honor artists we lost in 2016. It’s also Patti Smith’s 70th birthday.
U2 fans found an expected Christmas stocking stuffer from the band yesterday with the band dropping a video message
To say this year’s Christmas Club with Johnny and Andy featured some deep holiday tracks would be a total understatement.
Christmas comes but once a year, but for some, the search for it’s musical meaning can be a 12 month genre hopping and time tripping quest.
As a third grader, my class was assigned to watch the special and then write a thank you letter to Mrs. Kennedy telling how much we appreciated the tour.