Category Archives: What’s Happening

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

Green Day

Green Day

GREEN DAY AUG 10TH | HERSHEYRPARK STADIUM Green Day redefined punk rock in a post-grunge world. Rising from the Bay Area punk scene in 1987, the band released several EPs before coalescing into their long-standing lineup of vocalist and guitarist Billie Joe Armstrong, bassist Mike Dirnt, and drummer Tré Cool. The trio shared the independent…MORE

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden

IRON MAIDEN NOV 1ST, 2024 | WELLS FARGO CENTER Iron Maiden are one of the most formative bands to establish the heavy metal genre in the ’80s. Formed in 1975 in East London, the band underwent several personnel changes before releasing their self-titled debut in 1980. Iron Maiden’s sophomore effort, 1981’s Killers, was the first to…MORE

12 Days Of Inksmas!

12 Days Of Inksmas!

12 DAYS OF INKSMAS Santa’s not about to forget about you this X-mas! What tattoo have you been thinking about getting but have been waiting on since it’s the holidays? Because it might be time to make it happen! For 12 days, 979X and Triple 6 Tattoos are hooking you up with some INK! It’s…MORE

Foo Fighters

Foo Fighters

FOO FIGHTERS JULY 23RD | HERSHEYPARK STADIUM Foo Fighters have been the standard bearer of mainstream rock for three decades, starting with their origins as a solo project for Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl in 1994 to the band’s first-ballot induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2021 and beyond. Across 11 studio…MORE

Gabbin’ w Gabby

Gabbin’ w Gabby

Gabbin’ with Gabby – Mike Duffy of 979X & Gabby from The Weekender fill us in on what’s up in rock music this week!🤘MORE

Swoyersville Wing Fling!

Swoyersville Wing Fling!

Flats! Drums! Bites! Chicken Wing Hoagies!?! We love them all! Join the Swoyersville Recreation Board and NEPA Chicken Wing Bulletin on Saturday, July 29th from 11-7PM for the Swoyersville Wing Fling in the Roosevelt Softball Field! There will be a contest for best wings in a variety of categories, live music, and a variety of…MORE

Gas & Groceries

Gas & Groceries

 Gas and Groceries Gas and Groceries is BACK on 979X! We’re giving you the chance to score $100 in gas AND $100 in groceries EACH weekday PLUS Thousand Dollar Thursdays where you can score $500 in gas and $500 in groceries! Tune in each weekday with Free Beer & Hot Wings to hear the “Winning…MORE

HOP Local 2023 (Easter Event Listings)

HOP Local 2023 (Easter Event Listings)

HOP LOCAL 2023 MARCH 26 · Grab an Easter photo of your pup Sunday at Three Dog Bakery in Kingston! Photos with the Easter Bunny are available from 11am-2pm. Cost is a $10 donation which benefits Blue Chip Animal Refuge. https://bit.ly/42xmltp APRIL 1 · Head to the Swoyersville American Legion Saturday for an Easter-themed craft…MORE

Free Beer & Hot Wings LIVE Shows

Free Beer & Hot Wings LIVE Shows

Free Beer & Hot Wings LIVE Shows BROUGHT TO YOU BY: BLAISE ALEXANDER FAMILY DEALERSHIPS, MONK HVAC, TRIPLE 6 TATTOOS & CYCLONE VAPOR Friday, April 14th | Oyster Genetti Grand Ballroom | Wilkes-Barre, PA The Free Beer & Hot Wings show is having another live show here in Northeast PA! The whole crew heading to…MORE

Giving Tuesday: Candy’s Place

Giving Tuesday: Candy’s Place

We Couldn’t Do This Without You Honor a loved one today Or, just make a difference in the life of one person or many people who have been touched by cancer in some way. Candy’s Place, Cancer and Wellness Center, is a non profit 501(c)(3) organization. We rely completely on donations and support from individuals…MORE

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