Friday Feature

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R.E.M. & Los Lobos Friday Double Feature

Amid the excitement and pageantry of Opening Day, we’ll be saluting two of America’s great bands of the past quarter century: R.E.M. from Athens, Georgia (currently retired) and Los Lobos from East Los Angeles. Both […]


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Eric Clapton & Friends Friday Feature

He’s been considered a guitar deity for generations, and his recorded work has ranged from the blues-rock jams of Cream and John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers to the more textured stylings of his more recent solo work. […]


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Pearl Jam Friday Feature

With music being available from so many different sources these days, and some of the most “popular” artists geared towards audiences that are either very young, or have widely varying tastes from XRT listeners, it’s great to see that one of America’s great rock groups, Pearl Jam, has the #1 selling album in the U.S. this week!!


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Hear Roger Daltrey Talk Origin Of The Who – This Week’s Friday Feature [Video]

Join together with XRT as we celebrate Roger Daltrey’s 70th birthday this Saturday, and the legacy of the immortal band that in their prime was considered the best and most exciting live rock and roll […]


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Pink Floyd Friday

The band’s live shows are the stuff of legend, filled with gargantuan special effects, mysterious dialogue snippets and monstrous cosmic power chords. Enjoy lots of Pink Floyd this week during our Friday Feature.


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Friday Feature: Peter Gabriel

Peter’s innovative sense of showmanship, unique combination of musical influences, and his global perspective on humanity have made him a listener favorite since his days with Genesis, Chicago’s only station that’s been playing PG since Day One!


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Tom Petty Friday Feature

Is the concept of being leader of an American rock & roll band inconsistent with the role of frontman for a national institution? It’s been over 35 years since Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers formed […]



Free Bob Marley Wallpaper For This Week’s Friday Feature

While we endure the chill of Chicago in January, let’s squeeze some of summer’s considerable pleasures into our weekend plans — and what better music to accompany our pursuit of sheer pleasure than reggae’s first […]



The Marleys Friday Feature

Forget the cold and feel the groove all day, thanks to Bob, Rita, Ziggy and the rest, starting with the XRT Morning Show.



Don’t Miss Our ‘Live From The Archives’ Friday Feature

We’re devoting the entire day to memorable performances originally aired as XRT Concert Exclusives, Sunday Night Concerts, Studio X broadcasts, and live in-studio appearances. We’ll also celebrate this week’s release of ON XRT, Volume 15.