Friday Feature

Super Bowl XLIV Halftime Show

Who’s Our Friday Feature This Week

Tune in all day to enjoy the recorded legacy of one of rock’s most influential and justifiably popular groups of all-time! In their prime, no other band could match the sheer power and raw energy […]

06/25/2014

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Foo Fighters Announce Fall Album Release

Foo Fighters have had our attention since rumors of recording their eighth studio album began circulating months ago. They’ve finally confirmed a Fall release for the follow up to 2011′s Wasting Light, title TBD. The […]

WXRT–05/15/2014

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U2 Friday Feature: Happy Birthday, Bono!

Whenever we devote our Friday Feature to the music of U2, we assume that all the radios and other audio devices that are tuned in will be cranked to their optimum levels for the majority […]

05/08/2014

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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 […]

04/02/2014

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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. […]

03/15/2014

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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!!

03/05/2014

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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 […]

02/27/2014

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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.

02/19/2014

Peter Gabriel

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!

02/12/2014

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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 […]

01/29/2014

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