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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

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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.…Continue Reading

11/30/19 – ILLINOIS VS Northwestern

11/30/19 – ILLINOIS VS Northwestern

Join the WLS-AM 890 street team at the University of Illinois Memorial Stadium pregame tailgate as the Fighting Illini take on the Northwestern wildcats on Saturday November 30th at 11:00am. Join the University of Illinois as they try to finish strong and make their way onto a bowl game! Stop by the WLS AM 890…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

3/11/20 & 3/12/20 – Bob Weir and Wolf Bros.

3/11/20 & 3/12/20 – Bob Weir and Wolf Bros.

American songwriter, Bob Weir, has announced a 22-stop tour alongside bassist Don Was and drummer Jay Lane from Wolf Bros. They’ll be coming to Chicago on March 11th and 12th at the Chicago Theatre! Information regarding ticket sale times and presale are below: Pre-sale/Verified Fan Info Verified Fan Presale Sign-ups start Tuesday 11/12 at 10am ET Sign-ups end Tuesday…Continue Reading

6/6/20 – Journey and Pretenders

6/6/20 – Journey and Pretenders

For almost half the year, Journey and Pretenders will be taking on a massive tour that will bring them to over 60 shows! Journey says their 2020 shows will feature their “hits from start to finish” plus a new onstage production over the summer. Your chance to see them near Chicago will be on Saturday, June…Continue Reading

7/3/20 – Journey and Pretenders

7/3/20 – Journey and Pretenders

For almost half the year, Journey and Pretenders will be taking on a massive tour that will bring them to over 60 shows! Journey says their 2020 shows will feature their “hits from start to finish” plus a new onstage production over the summer. Your chance to see them near Chicago will be on Friday, July…Continue Reading

8/15/20 – The Black Crowes

8/15/20 – The Black Crowes

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of Shake Your Money Maker, American rock band, The Black Crowes are reuniting for a 46-show tour! You can see them on Saturday, August 15th at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park! Tickets are on sale now or you can enter below to win a pair! 94.7 WLS wants to send you to…Continue Reading

9/12/2020 – KISS

9/12/2020 – KISS

Turns out that the last time KISS was in Chicago, it wasn’t truly the end of the road! Now, with 70+ more dates added to their tour in 2020, KISS is coming to the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday, September 12th, 2020! 890 WLS-AM wants to send you to the show for FREE! Enter here…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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