The Chris Plante Show

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9 - 11am

The Chris Plante Show

Every weekday morning from 9am – 11am CT, Chris Plante will have the inside word on the day’s top stories, what’s really important, and what it means to you.

Chris is a recovering member of the Washington media, having spent 17 years at CNN covering Breaking News and Pentagon and National Security issues. He knows who is who – and better yet, knows who to believe. His knowledge and experience – in and out of the DC circles, will help provide the right perspective of what’s going on.

Listen to The Chris Plante Show, 9am – 11am CT weekdays. THEN, stay tuned for Rush Limbaugh, once again, heard LIVE, 11am – 2pm CT weekdays on WLS-AM 890.

Upcoming Events

10/19/19 – ILLINOIS VS Wisconsin Homecoming Game!

10/19/19 – ILLINOIS VS Wisconsin Homecoming Game!

Join the WLS-AM 890 street team at the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium pregame tailgate as the Fighting Illini take on the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday October 19th at 11:00am. Join the University of Illinois Homecoming celebrations and stop by the WLS AM 890 tailgate tent and register to win tickets to a future ILLINI football game.

To purchase tickets to the University of Illinois football games click here.

Listen to Illini football all season long on WLS AM 890!

 

Venue:
Memorial Stadium

1402 S 1st St,

Champaign, IL 61820

 Time:
Pregame Tailgate: 9:00am -11:00am

ILLINOIS VS Wisconsin:  11:00am

 

 

 

10/20/19 – Jim Gaffigan

10/20/19 – Jim Gaffigan

Don’t miss comedian Jim Gaffigan when he brings his Secrets and Pies tour to Chicago Theatre on Sunday, October 20th Tickets are on-sale now!

WLS-AM 890 wants to send you to the show for FREE! Tune in to Mancow in the mornings the week of June 17th for your shot at winning a pair of tickets, furnished by Outback Concerts!

Check It Out
Get excited for the show with a clip of Jim’s stand up below!

Venue:
Chicago Theatre

Ages: ALL

Buy Tickets 

 

10/22/19 – Politics and a Pint with John Howell

10/22/19 – Politics and a Pint with John Howell

Get ready to talk Politics and enjoy a cold one with John Howell. Politics And A Pint returns on Tuesday, October 22nd at Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago. This special event will take place from 4pm to 7pm. It’s free and open to all, but space is limited so make sure you RSVP below.

Come listen… come meet… come talk… come have a pint!

Date:
October 22nd

Time:
4:00PM – 7:00PM

Venue:
Billy Goat Tavern
430 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611

RSVP Here

10/30/19 – Bob Dylan

10/30/19 – Bob Dylan

American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan returns to Chicago on Wednesday, October 30th at the Credit Union 1 Arena at UIC for his 2019 tourTickets go on sale at 10am on Thursday, September 12th or you can enter below to win a pair!

WLS-AM wants to send you to the show for FREE! Click HERE to enter by 12pm on 10/28 to win a pair of tickets, furnished by Credit Union 1 Arena.

 

Check It Out
Get excited for the show with a throwback to the song “Unbelievable”

Venue:
Credit Union 1 Arena at UIC

Time: 8:00pm

Buy Tickets 

11/8/19 – Penn & Teller

11/8/19 – Penn & Teller

For over 40 years Penn & Teller have defied labels by redefining the genre of magic and inventing their own distinct niche in comedy. Don’t miss this dynamic duo when they perform at the Chicago Theatre on Friday, November 8th!  Tickets are on-sale now!

Check It Out
Get excited for the show with Penn & Teller’s Lesson in Misdirection from The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon below!

Venue:
Chicago Theatre

Ages: ALL

Buy Tickets 

11/9/19 – Bert Kreischer

11/9/19 – Bert Kreischer

Don’t miss comedian Bert Kreischer when he brings his Body Shots World Tour to the Chicago Theatre on Saturday, November 9th! Tickets for the 7pm show SOLD OUT immediately, so a second show has been added for 9:30pm and tickets are on-sale now!

Want to win a free pair of tickets? Tune in to Mancow in the mornings on WLS-AM 890 for your shot at a pair, furnished by Outback Concerts!

Check It Out
Get excited for the show with the promo video for the Body Shots World Tour below!

 

Venue:
Chicago Theatre

Time:
Doors: 8:30 PM
Show: 9:30 PM

Ages: ALL

BUY TICKETS!

11/15/19 – Kris Kristofferson

11/15/19 – Kris Kristofferson

Three time Grammy winner, actor, storyteller and country music superstar Kris Kristofferson returns to Chicago on Friday, November 15th at the Chicago Theatre for a national tour with band The Strangers!

Music fans will not want to miss the opportunity to see the original A Star Is Born legend and Country Music Hall of Fame’s Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers live on stage performing the hits from the Kristofferson songbook.

 

Check It Out
Get excited for the show with a throwback to the song “Loving Her Was Easier”

Venue:
The Chicago Theatre

Time: 8:00pm

Buy Tickets 

11/21/19 – The Last Waltz

11/21/19 – The Last Waltz

Robbie Robertson, Sebastian Robertson, and Keith Wortman of Blackbird Presents are thrilled to announce the return of the highly acclaimed The Last Waltz Tour.  This epic tour captures the excitement of The Band’s historic 1976 Thanksgiving concert at the famed Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco hailed as one of the greatest rock concerts of all time. The Last Waltz Tour will be heading to the Chicago Theatre on Thursday, November 21st.

WLS-AM 890 wants to send you to the show for FREE! Enter here for your chance to win a pair of tickets, furnished by Blackbird Presents!

Check It Out
Get ready for the show with this video from The Last Waltz performing Caravan below!

Venue:
The Chicago Theatre

Ages: 18+

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11/22/19 – An Evening with Charlie Kirk

11/22/19 – An Evening with Charlie Kirk

WLS-AM 890 is excited to announce your chance to spend an evening with one of the right’s biggest stars, Charlie Kirk!

Kirk, a Chicagoland native and founder of Turning Point USA will be in town to meet fans, enjoy a meal at Maggiano’s Little Italy and discuss an array of topics in an intimate setting.

Join us for this special evening with a seated dinner, speaking engagement, audience Q&A and a chance to meet Charlie Kirk.

Get your tickets here!

Tickets Available For An Evening with Charlie Kirk

Dinner with a seat at Charlie Kirk’s table, one (1) signed book from Charlie Kirk, access to pre-dinner cocktail hour with Charlie Kirk with one (1) drink ticket and meet and greet photo with Charlie Kirk:
$1,000

Dinner with access to pre-dinner cocktail hour with Charlie Kirk with one (1) drink ticket and meet and greet photo with Charlie Kirk:
$300

Dinner with meet and greet photo:
$200

12/1/19 – Celine Dion

12/1/19 – Celine Dion

For the first time in over a decade, Celine Dion will tour North America with a stop at the United Center on Sunday, December 1st! Tickets are on-sale now, and you don’t want to miss out on this one!

Want to win a pair of tickets? Tune in to Mancow in the mornings on WLS-AM 890 for your shot at tickets, furnished by Madison House Presents!

Check It Out
Get excited for the show with this live video of My Heart Will Go On below!

Venue:
United Center

Time:
7:30pm

Ages: All

BUY TICKETS!

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Watch Nancy Pelosi squirm as PM Netanyahu honors Steve Scalise

Watch Nancy Pelosi squirm as PM Netanyahu honors Steve Scalise

Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in town, and stopped by capital hill to give Steve Scalise an IDF paratroopers Red Beret.  Nancy Pelosi wasn’t too thrilled.  Watch as she checks her watch and sucks more of that physical spite off of her teeth, just like she did at the State of…

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