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Bring on the Bacon! The Drive and National Pork Board is frying up the 4th Annual Chicago Bacon Bash Saturday, January 25th at The Waterford Banquet and Conference Center in Elmhurst. Click here for more info and to get your tickets.
Touchdown in Vegas with Aerosmith and score a "Big Game" party at your home February 2nd with Cousins Subs and The Drive!
97.1 FM The Drive is celebrating our 19th Birthday Bash Friday, July 31st at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park with FOREIGNER and special guests KANSAS and EUROPE!
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You've been asking, how can I buy DRIVE apparel? The Drive's Online Merch Tent is now open for business! Click here to find out how you can purchase a Drive t-shirt, Drive hoodie, and a Drive long sleeve hooded t-shirt.
Do you have an Echo? Like to use Apps? Post on Social Media? We would love to know what you think! Click Here to Begin!
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!
Dig deep into the lyrics of your favorite classic rock songs and the storytellers that created
them with Janda Lane's "Behind The Song" podcast. Click here to check it out.
Tune in for Sherman & Tingle's :30 Song Challenge weekday mornings at 7:30 for your chance to win tickets to some of your favorite Classic Rock shows! To check out a couple videos explaining how the :30 Song Challenge works, click here.
Bob Stroud spotlights one of the week's most compelling songs from his "One 45 at 1:45" series in his "One 45 of The Week" podcast. Click here to have Bob enlighten you.
Attention Drive Fans! The Drive is saluting a DAILY DRIVER each weekday!
Click Here to Sign Up for your chance to hear you and some of your favorite classic rock tunes
played throughout the day on The Drive. The whole day will be dedicated to you!
Seaver chats it up with some of your favorite classic rockers in "The Drive's Classic Rockstar Interviews" podcast. Click here to listen.
Every Tuesday on The Drive is now "Two-fer Tuesday!" The best things in life come in pairs, so we'll roll two in row from all your favorite Classic Rockers all day Tuesday!
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THE DRIVE FREE RIDES hit your ears 3X A DAY!
That's long sets of commercial FREE Classic Rock around 8:50am, 2:00pm and 4:00pm!
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Event Calendar

Jan 25

Bacon Bash 2020

Where: Waterford Banquet & Conference Center - Elmhurst
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Feb 7

The Progressive International Motorcycle Show With Greg Easterling

Where: Donald E. Stephens Convention Center - Rosemont, IL
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Mar 7

Get The Led Out

Where: Rosemont Theatre

Jun 6

Journey and The Pretenders

Where: Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, WI

Jun 19

Elton John

Where: United Center

Jun 20

Billy Joel

Where: Notre Dame Stadium, South Bend Indiana

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  • Touchdown in Vegas



  • ELTON JOHN Tickets


  • THE DRIVE’S 19th BIRTHDAY BASH with FOREIGNER and special guests KANSAS and EUROPE Tickets

  • Rod Stewart with Cheap Trick Tickets

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