We've been doing Throwback Thursdays on Y101 for the past several weeks. It's been a fun way to play some music that we haven't had on the radio in years. Most of our listeners seem to dig it (throwback phrase!). If you're a fan of the Throwback Thursday music - which we refuse to call "oldies" - here's a concert coming to the state capital you might enjoy.
If you've listened to the radio at all over the past year, there's a good chance you had "All About That Bass" stuck in your head at least a couple times ... at least! Not to mention "Lips Are Movin." 21-year-old singer/songwriter/music sensation Meghan Trainor will be in St. Louis this summer for a concert at The Pageant. Ticketmaster's ticket pre-sale begins Thursday, March 19.
We had a great time Saturday during the St. Patrick's Parade in Quincy. Maine Street was packed! We were able to get pictures of a ton of people along the parade route. If you went to the parade, see if we got a shot of you and your family and friends!
The 2015 St. Patrick's Parade in Quincy is at 11 a.m. this Saturday! The forecast is looking pretty good. Partly cloudy skies, temps in the mid-60s. If you've signed up to be in the parade, you can check out the lineup here. Parade participants need to be ready by 10:30 Saturday morning.
This is great news to hear! After announcements have been made in recent weeks that JC Penney, DEB and RadioShack would be closing in Quincy Mall, and last week's closing of Quincy's Steak 'n Shake, KHQA is reporting that Factory Connection will open in the Quincy Mall late in the spring.
Buckcherry is a rock band described as "merging punk grit, gutter attitude, honest storytelling, and razor sharp hooks." The group behind the 2007 Billboard Top 10 hit 'Sorry' will be appearing at The Blue Note in Columbia.
We're not too far into 2015, but the year is already one for the record books for Sam Smith. In February, Sam won multiple Grammy Awards, including Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Song of the Year. Smith will be performing this summer in St. Louis, so be sure to get your tickets!
These last few weeks of winter have been rough. I don't know about you, but I've had enough! At the very first sign of decent weather I'll be out cooking on the grill. A friend of mine co-hosts a barbecue show, and his show has decided that the time change should officially mark the start of grilling season. I think that's a great (or grate?) idea. In June, the Quincy Knights of Columbus will host the Smokin Good Times BBQ Challenge, so it's probably a good idea to start practicing soon. Thousands of dollars are up for grabs!
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