The Chris Plante Show

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9 - 11am

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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

2/5/23 – Adam Sandler

2/5/23 – Adam Sandler

Adam Sandler LIVE will be at the United Center on Sunday, February 5th and he’s promising that there will be a surprise guest!

Tickets are on-sale now!

2/28/23 – WLS-AM 890 Presents: CHICAGO’S MAYORAL ELECTION NIGHT SPECIAL

2/28/23 – WLS-AM 890 Presents: CHICAGO’S MAYORAL ELECTION NIGHT SPECIAL

Join John Howell and Steve Cochran along with a bevy of politicians, pundits, and political savants at Moretti’s in Edison Park on Tuesday, Feb 28th from 7pm-9pm as 890 WLS-AM Presents: Chicago’s Mayoral Election Night Special.

Will Mayor Lori Lightfoot win a second term? Will one of her 8 challengers be able to unseat her? Find out these answers and more as on Chicago’s Mayoral Election Night Special only on 890 WLS-AM. When the polls close, we open the mic. Join the conversation on 2/28. 

When: Tuesday, February 28th,
Where: Moretti’s in Edison Park – 6727 N Olmsted Ave, Chicago
Time : 7:00pm – 9:00pm

JOHN HOWELL
STEVE COCHRAN
3/23/23 – The Steve Cochran Morning Show, Tonight!

3/23/23 – The Steve Cochran Morning Show, Tonight!

  • The Steve Cochran Morning Show, Tonight!
  • Zanie’s in Rosemont
  • Thursday, March 23rd

You can hear Steve Cochran every weekday morning from 5:30 to 9am on the Big 89, WLS-AM 890, but for ONE NIGHT ONLY, Steve is taking the show LIVE on the road to Zanie’s in Rosemont on Thursday, March 23rd.

Tickets are on-sale now!

Along with his co-hosts Jane Clauss & John Da Cosse, they’ll fill the stage with morning show energy in a “Tonight Show” style performance. If you think Steve is funny in the mornings, wait till you hear him after he’s had a nap! Tune in weekdays from 5:30-9am to WLS-AM 890 for The Steve Cochran Show!

6/9/23 – 6/10/23 – Dead and Company

6/9/23 – 6/10/23 – Dead and Company

  • Dead and Company – The Final Tour
  • Wrigley Field
  • Friday, June 9th and Saturday, June 10th
  • Tickets On-Sale now!

Don’t miss Dead and Company on The Final Tour at Wrigley Field, Friday, June 9th and Saturday, June 10th.

Tickets go on-sale now!

7/1-7/2 – NASCAR Chicago Street Race Weekend

7/1-7/2 – NASCAR Chicago Street Race Weekend

The Chicago Street Race is the first-ever NASCAR Cup Series street race. Located in downtown Chicago, the event will take competitors past and through many of the city’s most renowned downtown landmarks on Michigan Avenue, South Columbus Drive, South DuSable Lake Shore Drive and the start-finish line near Buckingham Fountain. The Cup Series will be joined by the NASCAR Xfinity Series as part of a one-of-a-kind sports and entertainment festival headlined by The Chainsmokers, Miranda Lambert, The Black Crowes, and Charley Crockett over the Fourth of July Weekend on July 1-2, 2023. For more information, and to purchase tickets visit NASCARChicago.com.

WLS-AM 890 has a chance to win a pair of Two-Day General Admission tickets to the NASCAR Chicago Street Race Weekend July 1-2.  General Admission access includes trackside viewing of the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity Series races plus access to all festival amenities, experiences, and headliner concerts.
Click HERE to enter.

The race weekend will feature a festival-like atmosphere with fun for everyone, including a photo-opp filled walk-through of NASCAR’s 75-year history, a premium air-conditioned NASCAR shopping experience featuring all of your favorite gear, and a local food hall serving up that legendary cuisine Chicago is known for. Down on the Lakefront Green, the Main Stage will host top-tier musical artists performing full sets in-between races, as well as a full slate of entertainment, driver appearances and more. In-between sets, attendees can kick back at the Tavern with a cold beer, glass of wine or a craft cocktail while watching live race feeds or playing yard games before heading over to watch the race from along the track. For a more elevated view, fans can ride the Ferris Wheel (originally called the ‘Chicago Wheel’ when it debuted for the first time in 1893!) for unparalleled views of the racecourse and Lake Michigan.  Listen to the Chicago Street Race live on WLS-AM 890.

7/29/23 – Bret Michaels – Parti Gras 2023

7/29/23 – Bret Michaels – Parti Gras 2023

  • Bret Michaels – Parti Gras 2023
  • Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
  • Saturday, July 29th
  • Tickets On-Sale Now

Parti Gras 2023 with Bret Michaels, Night Ranger, Jefferson Starship, Mark McGrath and Steve Augeri is coming to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday, July 29th.

Tickets are on-sale now!

8/19/22 – ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd

8/19/22 – ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd

  • ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • The Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour
  • with Uncle Kracker
  • Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre
  • Saturday, August 19th
  • Tickets On-Sale Now

ZZ Top & Lynyrd Skynyrd: The Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour with Uncle Kracker comes to Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 19th.

Tickets are on-sale now!

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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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