Speciality Weekends

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No weekend is complete without a theme party! “97 GOLD” keeps your weekends lively and different. Listen each week for the “97 GOLD” theme weekend…then call your friends for a fun get together for more…Good Times and CLASSIC HITS!

We’ve listed some of the weekends planned all year long. Call a few friends, dig out those bell-bottom jeans and tie dyed shirts and get ready to party!

All theme weekends are sponsorable by our clients. If your business isn’t involved in sponsorships, consider sponsorships to reach your best customers. You’ll create goodwill with strong branding, and when your customers hear how you’re involved with the music features they love your business makes a big connection with them when they want to buy in the future.

2/12 – 2/14
Romancin’ The Hits
In celebration of Valentine’s Day and romance everywhere we’ll spotlight some of the greatest love songs of the rock & roll era.


2/26 – 2/28
Movie Magic
The 88th Annual Academy Awards are this weekend so it’s lights, camera, action with the best movie magic from Hollywood and the silver screen.

3/11 – 3/13
Singer/Songwriter Spotlight Weekend
Whether it was with a guitar or a piano they crafted the story of our lives.  We’ll spotlight the singer/songwriter, the true poets of our generation this weekend.

3/25 – 3/27
Stones Throw Weekend
The Rolling Stones were a virtual hit making machine through the `60s, `70s & `80s.  It’s Mick Jagger and those bad boys of rock roll this weekend!

4/8 – 4/10
Piano Man Weekend
From playing in piano bars to superstardom performing in major arenas it’s six time Grammy Award winner Billy Joel at his best!

4/22 – 4/24
Number Crunchers Weekend
We’ve got some hot little numbers this weekend with songs all about numbers!  All the songs that add up to a weekend that you can really count on.

5/6 – 5/8
One Hit Wonder Weekend
Showcasing artists and groups that had one hit and then that was it.  15-minutes of fame with some the best songs of the `60s, `70s and `80s.

5/20 – 5/22
Royalty Weekend
Whether it’s the King Of Pop, the Queen Of Soul, or The King Of Rock & Roll we’ll get the royal treatment this weekend.

Honoring Heroes
Memorial Day is when we honor those fallen heroes and the veterans that are no longer with us. They served their country and all day we’ll serve up some of the best patriotic favorites.

6/3 – 6/5
After They Were Fab Weekend
It’s John, Paul, George & Ringo with their biggest solo hits from the `70s & `80s.

6/17 – 6/19
Rocket Man Weekend
He’s the Rocket Man, he’s Captain Fantastic, he’s Grammy and Academy Award winning singer/songwriter Sir Elton John!  Reliving two decades of a living legend.

7/1 – 7/4
American Made 4th of July Weekend
Celebrating the 4th of July with patriotic favorites and then some of the best American made artists and groups all weekend.

7/15 – 7/17
Fleetwood Mac
One of the best selling bands of all-time, the British-American group Fleetwood Mac is in our spotlight featuring their best from `70s and `80s.

7/29 – 7/31
Long Live Rock!
Some of the best rockers take center stage.  Cranking it up with Aerosmith, Bad Company, The Rolling Stones, Brian Adams and many more.

8/12 – 8/14
Dynamic Duos Weekend
It takes two with Hall & Oates, Simon & Garfunkel, Heart, and more as we pair-up with the best from pop,
soul, and rock & roll.

8/26 – 8/28
Rhymin’ Simon
Singer/songwriter Paul Simon takes center stage with his best solo hits along with the greatest from Simon & Garfunkel.

9/2 – 9/5
Labor Day Weekend
It’s a 3-day Labor Day Weekend celebration with the best working songs.  We’re working 9 to 5 as we take care of business working for the weekend.

9/16 – 9/18
 Motown Magic Weekend
The best from Motor City USA.  It was a feeling, it was magic, it was the sound of young America. It was Motown!

9/30 – 10/2
All About Time Weekend
Whether it’s about going back in time, heading to the future, the time of day, or life through the ages it’s all about time this weekend!

10/14 – 10/16
Super Sports Weekend
Some of the greatest plays of all-time.  Songs about running, surfing, baseball, football, and many more for sports fans everywhere!

10/28 – 10/30
First Hits Weekend
The spotlight shines on the debut hits by artists and groups. Songs that gave them their first big break.

Monster Boogie Ball
We’re trick or treating with spooky hits and Halloween haunts. So good it’s scary.

11/4 – 11/6
Raiders Of The Lost Hits Weekend
It’s a quest to find those great songs that we haven’t heard in awhile. Those lost hits that deserve to be rediscovered and enjoyed once again!

Honoring Heroes
Veterans Day is when we thank those men and women who served their country. We’re honoring those living legends and heroes with some of the best patriotic favorites.

11/18 – 11/20
Super Soul Weekend
It’s the best of Motown, the Philly Sound, and the hottest R&B around.  Earth Wind & Fire, The Commodores, Diana Ross, The Spinners, and much more.

11/25 – 11/27
The Spirit of Christmas Weekend
We kick off the holiday season with the best Christmas favorites 3 times an hour.

12/9 – 12/11
Guitar Greats
Heroes of the six strings. Masters of the axe. Eric Clapton, George Harrison, Eddie Van Halen, James Taylor and many more.  We’ll showcase some of the greatest guitarists of all time!

12/24 – 12/25
All Christmas
Starting 12Noon ET Christmas Eve through 8pm ET Christmas Day we’ll showcase 32-hours of nothing but the best holiday and traditional Christmas favorites.

Dance Through The Decades New Year’s Celebration
The best dance and party music beginning at 6 PM ET on New Year’s Eve, up to 4 AM ET on New Year’s Day.