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Drive Station Events

January 25, 2020

Bacon Bash 2020

January 25, 2020 11:00am - 03:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

97.1 FM The Drive and the National Pork Board presents Chicago’s Bacon Bash 2020! 

Join us Saturday, January 25th from Noon to 3pm at The Waterford Banquet and Conference Center in Elmhurst for our fourth annual Bacon Bash!

Come dig into a veritable pork-a-palooza of delectable treats! Bacon and pork-inspired dishes from some of the best restaurants and chefs in the Chicagoland area including:

Davanti Enoteca, Livia Italian Eatery, Q-BBQ, Avanzare Italian Restaurant, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, Northern Fork, Rackhouse Tavern, Broken Barrel Bar, A Taste of the Philippines, Grill 89 by Ditka’s, Lee N’ Eddies, Murray Bros. Caddyshack, Small Batch Barbecue, Philippe C’est Bon, Lady Gourmet’s Popcorn, Doctor Dogs and more!

Also, plenty of beer, several full bars, and FREE parking!

General admission tickets are $50. V.I.P.I.G. tickets are SOLD OUT.

It’s Chicago’s Bacon Bash 2020 cured by the National Pork Board and 97.1 FM The Drive – Chicago’s Classic Rock!

Where: Waterford Banquet & Conference Center - Elmhurst

February 7, 2020

The Progressive International Motorcycle Show With Greg Easterling

February 7, 2020 05:00pm - 07:00pm    Add this event to your calendar

Join Greg Easterling and The Road Crew at The International Motorcycle Show for your chance to win Tickets to THE DRIVE’S 19th BIRTHDAY BASH with FORIEGNER and special guests KANSAS and EUROPE Friday, July 31st at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park!

Experience all things motorcycling at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show February 7 – February 9  at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Be one of the first to see new vehicle models after their International launch; purchase premier parts, gear and accessories; check out custom and vintage bikes, Kids Zone, and Learn To Ride at Discover The Ride. For tickets and details visit

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