This MEMORIAL DAY Weekend is a VAN HALEN Weekend on 97.1 FM The Drive!
Beginning Friday afternoon at 5:30, listen for extended VH sets along with your chance to
win tickets to Sammy Hagar June 19th at Ravinia!
America's Favorite pastime and Chicago's Classic Rock team up once again! It's the Drive's Grand Slam with your chance at up to $1,000 four times a day! All your info here.
Join The Drive's 16th Birthday Bash with Styx, REO Speedwagon and Don Felder July 1st at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre presented by Goodwill! More info here.
The Drive wants your high school choir on-stage singing with Foreigner during their 40th Anniversary show August 9th at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island! Click here for more info.
97.1 The Drive presents Traveling Thirsty Thursdays!
Kick back some cold ones with free apps & prizes at local bars & restaurants across
Chicagoland every Thursday afternoon. Click here for our next stop!
Seaver wraps up his show every weekday afternoon with two in a row from Led Zeppelin
with The Drive's Stairway to Seven.
Who would make up your personal "Mount Rockmore?" Click here to submit your 4 favorite Classic Rock artists for the The Drive to spin weekdays at 4pm!
Brian Sherman & Steve Tingle wake up Chicago with their unique brand of humor, insight and of course great Classic Rock. Weekdays from 5:30 til 9 on The Drive. Click here for more.
That's long sets of commercial FREE Classic Rock at 8:20am, 2pm and 4:30pm!
More info here.
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We've upgraded our studio lines at The Drive to make it easier for you to get through.
The new number is 312-642-WDRV (9378).


Jun 3

U2, Lumineers

Where: Soldier Field

Jun 4

U2, Lumineers

Where: Soldier Field

Jun 17

Don Henley With Special Guests JD & The Straight Shot

Where: Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island

Jun 17

John Fogerty

Where: Riveredge Park, Aurora

Jun 19

Sammy Hagar & The Circle

Where: Ravinia

Click here for more concerts.


  • Continental Motors Group - Continental Breakfast

  • The Drive's 16th Birthday Concert

  • Donovan - Paramount Theatre

  • House of Blues - Ann Wilson

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