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101WKQX Announces The Nights We Stole Christmas Lineup feat. Queens Of The Stone Age, Rise Against, Run The Jewels

posted by Oscar September 25, 2017

Yooooo, shout outs to 101WKQX! Summer festival season may be over, but thanks to Chicago’s dope Alternative station, we have some great shows to look forward to at the end of the year!

101WKQX have announced the lineup for their annual concert series, The Nights We Stole Christmas and it has Chicago’s own Rise Against plus Foster the People and Queens Of The Stone Age all headlining!

Taking place at the Aragon Ballroom the weekend of November 30th, night 1 will see Rise Against with Papa Roach and Night Riots closing things off; night 2 has Sir Sly and Cold War Kids opening for Foster The People; and finally on night 3 (my personal favorite lineup) will have Biffy Clyro + Run The Jewels + Queens Of The Stone Age. I want to go to there…

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101WKQX “The Nights We Stole Christmas” 2016 Lineup Announced, feat. Cage The Elephant, Weezer, Phantogram

posted by Oscar October 3, 2016


101WKQX’s annual “The Nights We Stole Christmas” concert series is now a staple of dope Rock concerts held at the end of the year, and this year’s lineup further cements that statement.

For the 2016 edition of  you will be able to see the Aragon Ballroom host artists like Weezer and Phantogram (night 1), Cage The Elephant and Catfish & the Bottlemen (night 2), and Fitz & the Tantrums plus Grouplove (night 3).

The pre-sale starts today (!) and ends on Thursday at 10pm, use the code “STOLE” to access it. Head over to the 101WKQX‘s website for more info.

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101WKQX’s PIQNIQ Festival 2015 feat. Cage The Elephant, The Offspring, Bleachers

posted by Oscar March 16, 2015


is back! The annual festival put together by our city’s main Rock station 101WKQX will follow up the 2014 edition with Cage The Elephant, The Offspring, Bleachers, and Catfish and the Bottlemen. Also playing are Saint Motel and Smallpools, with another band set to be announced at a later time.

PIQNIQ 2015 will take place Saturday, June, 6th at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheater. Special Junkie Early Bird pre-sale ticket options include the PIT for $79 (limited supplies), pavilion tickets ranging $20-42, and Lawn tickets for $20 or  $60 for a 4-pack!

Pre-sale begins Tuesday at 10 am; tickets on sale Friday 10 am (Pre-sale Password: BEAR). Tickets and info here: 

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101WKQX’s Piqniq Festival feat. Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds To Mars, AFI

posted by Oscar March 4, 2014


The newly branded 101 WKQX (formerly Q87.7) has announced this year’s headliners for their annual PIQNIQ festival. The first three bands revealed for this already make it a must-see show in Chicago this summer: Linkin Park, Thirty Seconds To Mars, & AFI!! More bands will be announced in the coming days.

Buy tickets here, starting price is $10 (!!) through a special pre-sale on the radio station’s website on Thursday, March 6th.


While the headliners (shown above) were good enough to get you excited about this year’s PIQNIQ music festival, the full lineup also features Local H, Wild Club, Sleeper Agent and Junior Prom.