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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…Continue Reading

Upcoming Events

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. Also,…Continue Reading

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 tour! Tickets 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…Continue Reading

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…Continue Reading

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…Continue Reading

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…Continue Reading

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…Continue Reading

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.…Continue Reading

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…Continue Reading

12/10/19 – An Evening of Conversation with Julie Andrews

12/10/19 – An Evening of Conversation with Julie Andrews

A true legend in every sense of the word, Julie Andrews has entertained millions for more than half a century. Don’t miss one of the world’s most beloved icons at An Evening of Conversation with Julie Andrews, coming to The Chicago Theatre on Tuesday, December 10th! Julie has many stories to share, and will even…Continue Reading

12/30/19 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

12/30/19 – Trans-Siberian Orchestra

With more than 10 million albums sold, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has inspired generations of fans to rediscover the multi-dimensional art form of the rock opera. This year, TSO is returning to the Allstate Arena on December 30th for TWO incredible shows – one at 2:30pm and one at 8:00pm! Presale is happening now and tickets go on sale to the public at 10am on 9/13! Want…Continue Reading

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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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