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They Made How Much??? Top Grossing Music Tours Of 2014

See any good live music this year? Living in or near a huge city like Chicago certainly has its advantages when it comes to seeing concerts. If you had any memorable concert experiences this year, you can vote for them in the concert section in this year’s XRT Music & Movies poll. See if your favorites make the list when we announce the winners live on the air on January 7th. What about everybody else? What did they see? Remember, not everyone’s taste in music is as good as yours. With that in mind, here’s a look at some of the most successful tours of 2014 in North America. The results are from a poll done by Pollstar. Listed below are the names of the bands or artists, where they ranked in the top 100 tours and how much money their tours grossed.

WXRT–12/05/2014

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XRT’s FriDAVE Feature

If you’re heading to FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island this weekend, keep it tuned to XRT on whichever device you’re listening; we’ll reward you with Dave Matthews music to put you in the proper […]

06/30/2014

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Encore! Seven Bands Who Play Epic Sets

Think about the best concert you’ve ever seen,  what was so great about it? Maybe every aspect of the band was just on that night, or maybe it all had to do with the length […]

WXRT–06/26/2014

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The ‘XRT Morning Show Week in Review [Listen]

It’s the end of the week, so let’s take a look back at some of the topics that we touched upon this past week on the WXRT Morning Show with Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon: […]

05/23/2014

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How Much for Your Favorite Artists?

How much would you shell out to see your favorite band in a private performance? Would you pay over a million dollars for Dave Matthews Band? $50-$75k for Dropkick Murphys? $35-$45k to hear Andrew Bird […]

05/21/2014

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Mouth Sounds: A Crazy Mashup Album Full Of 90’s Nostalgia [Listen & Download]

You’ll never hear Smashmouth the same way again.

WXRT–04/29/2014

Dave Matthews Band performing on day 3 of the DMB Caravan tour in Lakeside, Chicago. July 10, 2011 (photo by Nate Azark)

Download 2 Live Recordings from Dave Matthews Band

Dave Matthews Band just released two exclusive, live recordings of songs that you can download, free, simply by retweeting the link. A live, acoustic recording of “Grey Street,” and a live, electric recording of “So […]

WXRT–03/27/2014

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Take Home An Exclusive Dave Matthews Band Tour Track [Free Download]

“A Very Special Evening with Dave Matthews Band” will feature the group delivering two sets at each show. The band will play acoustic and electric reinventing the traditional DMB summer evening. Listen to win FREE tickets this week on 93XRT!

02/05/2014

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Dave Matthews Band Announce 2014 Summer Tour

“Our shows are loose, but we started thinking that maybe this summer we should make them looser and bring some of that feeling to the stage,” Dave Matthews said.

01/14/2014

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A Down-Poe as Bears Get Ravenous [Listen]

Yesterday, the Baltimore Ravens came rapping at the Chicago Bears’ chamber door. As the Bears were nearly napping, the Ravens jumped out to an early lead. Then, asunder tore the bleak November skies and it […]

11/18/2013

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