Category Archives: What’s Happening

Keg Ass Father’s Day!

Keg Ass Father’s Day!

KEG ASS FATHER’S DAY brought to you by: Banko Beverage Co. This year, Dad can have the Father’s Day he has always dreamed of.. a KEG ASS FATHER’S DAY! Listen all week between 10am-5pm for the cue to text the special DAILY KEYWORD to 1-866-20ROCKS to enter to snag yourself some cool swag AND an…MORE

Win 979X Presents Motionless In White Tickets!

Win 979X Presents Motionless In White Tickets!

SCRANTON APOCALYPSE FEST OCT 31ST | MOHEGAN SUN ARENA AT CASEY PLAZA 979X Presents Motionless in White “Scranton Apocalypse Event” on Halloween Night, October 31st at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. Motionless in White are a gothic and horror-themed metalcore band from Scranton, Pennsylvania. After forming in 2005, the group began to break out…MORE

Enter To Win Ghost: Rite Here Rite Now Tickets!

Enter To Win Ghost: Rite Here Rite Now Tickets!

GHOST: RITE HERE RITE NOW JUNE 20TH & 22ND | CINEMAS GLOBALLY Ghost’s debut feature film “Rite Here Rite Now” is coming to cinemas nationwide The unique feature-length film combines never-before-seen 2023 concert footage of GRAMMY award-winning rock band, GHOST, with a narrative story that picks up plot threads from the band’s long-running webisode series.…MORE

Godsmack

Godsmack

GODSMACK OCT 25TH | PPL CENTER Godsmack were a big part of the late ’90s hard rock revival, and they’ve continued to lead the way for legacy rock acts with three No. 1 albums on the Billboard 200, 28 Top 10 singles on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Airplay chart, three Grammy nominations and over 20…MORE

979X Presents Electric City Rocks

979X Presents Electric City Rocks

979X PRESENTS: ELECTRIC CITY ROCKS AUG 2ND | THE PAVILION AT MONTAGE MOUNTAIN 979X Presents Electric City Rocks – a one day live music extravaganza at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain on August 2nd. Featuring performances from 311, Live, Awolnation, Neon Trees and Des Rocs! Listen for the three song block and determine the common…MORE

979X Marks the Spot

979X Marks the Spot

Thursday, May 13: 7-10pm: Light Up the Valley, Wilkes Barre Sunday, June 23rd: 979X Presents A Day To Remember at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain Wednesday, July 24: 979X Presents Halestorm | I Prevail at The Pavilion at Montage Mountain Saturday, July 27 & Sunday, July 28: 12-6pm: Swoyersville Wing Fling at Roosevelt Park, Swoyersville…MORE

What’s On Tap Tuesday

What’s On Tap Tuesday

979X & WYOMING VALLEY BEVERAGE in Edwardsville want to let NEPA in on the latest rock music each Tuesday with “What’s On Tap Tuesday?”  ​ Tune in each Tuesday between 10am-3pm with Duffy to hear what NEW song 979X has ‘on tap’ for our listeners.  Duffy will give the cue to call for “What’s On Tap?” and…MORE

979X Presents: Halestorm

979X Presents: Halestorm

979X PRESENTS: HALESTORM JULY 24TH | PAVILION AT MONTAGE MOUNTAIN Since their inception in 1998, Halestorm have toured extensively with a diverse variety of artists, including Eric Church, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice Cooper, Rob Zombie, ZZ Top and Evanescence. They’ve played around 2,500 dates around the world to date, and performed at festivals like Taste of…MORE

Megadeth

Megadeth

MEGADETH SEPT 13TH | BETHEL WOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS Megadeth are a thrash metal band from Los Angeles. Formed in 1983 by guitarist Dave Mustaine, Megadeth have sold over 50 million records worldwide across 16 studio albums, received 13 Grammy nominations with one win and have been recognized as a member of the “Big…MORE

Sublime

Sublime

SUBLIME WITH ROME AUG 22ND | WIND CREEK EVEN CENTER Sublime with Rome evolved from a multi-generational passion project honoring one of the most quintessential catalogs of the ’90s to a full-fledged band able to stand on their own. Over 10 years after the death of Sublime frontman Bradley Nowell, the Long Beach, California band’s…MORE

Wheels Monster Trucks

Wheels Monster Trucks

HOT WHEELS MONSTER TRUCKS GLOW PARTY AUG 10TH & 11TH | MOHEGAN SUN ARENA  Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party brings fans’ favorite Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to life including Mega Wrex™, Tiger Shark™, Demo Derby™, Bone Shaker™, Bigfoot®, Gunkster™, and introducing the brand new HW 5-Alarm™, the firetruck hero of Hot Wheels Monster…MORE

Incubus

Incubus

INCUBUS AUG 27TH | WELLS FARGO CENTER Incubus is a band that helped define the sound of a new millennium. That is most evident on Make Yourself (1999), which includes the melodic, turntable-scratching anthem “Pardon Me” and the emotionally evocative “Drive” — the latter marking the band’s biggest Billboard Hot 100 hit. After making their major-label debut with…MORE

Lamb Of God

Lamb Of God

LAMB OF GOD AUG 8TH | SANTANDER ARENA Across their career Lamb Of God grew from basement shows and grimy DIY venues to headline arenas. The New Wave of American Heavy Metal architects earned a reverence akin to musical forefathers (and road companions) Metallica, Slayer, and Megadeth. “For millions of headbangers, Lamb Of God are…MORE

Locals Only

Locals Only

LOCALS ONLY Sunday nights at 7 PM Hear the Next Big Thing First each week, when bands in and around Northeast PA takeover 979X airwaves starting at 7pm. Brought to you by: Coast Cards in Sugarloaf If you want to get your band on the radio, get us your stuff! Interested?! Send your radio-friendly MP3…MORE

Cage The Elephant

Cage The Elephant

CAGE THE ELEPHANT SEPT 6TH | MANN CENTER Cage the Elephant is a powerhouse rock and roll band from Bowling Green, Kentucky, that combines blues, classic rock, and funk into an eclectic and raucously fun sound. They formed in 2006 and signed to Relentless Records after playing the 2007 South by Southwest music festival. The…MORE

Insta Free Friday

Insta Free Friday

Insta Free Friday Follow us on Instagram (@979XROCKS) for your chance to score some sweet prizes each Friday! From CDs to guitars, you’ll never know what to expect until you get over to Instagram and hit that follow button! Seriously… what are you waiting for?! For official rules, click here!MORE

Incubus

Incubus

INCUBUS AUG. 27TH | WELLS FARGO CENTER Official Rules for Enter to Win INCUBUS Tickets 2-6 to 2-9MORE

Zakk Wylde’s Berzerkus

Zakk Wylde’s Berzerkus

ZAKK WYLDE’S BERZERKUS SEPT. 14TH | POCONOS PARK BERZERKUS lineup also includes Clutch, Rival Sons, Black Stone Cherry and tributes to Led Zeppelin, Van Halen, Iron Maiden Festivities will include a curated car show, strongman competition, arm wrestling competition, craft beer fest and tasting, battle of the bands competition to win prizes, Ride For Dime…MORE

Thirty Seconds To Mars

Thirty Seconds To Mars

THIRTY SECONDS TO MARS AUG 14TH | FREEDOM MORTGAGE PAVILION Thirty Seconds to Mars began as a musical outlet for brothers Jared and Shannon Leto in 1998, and the pair have remained the core of the experimental rock group throughout its existence. The band released their self-titled debut album in 2002 and broke onto the…MORE

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