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50 Golf Courses in 50 States in 50 Days

Pete Crozier has produced Lin’s Bin segments on 93XRT since 2002. That’s 17 years of taking my writing and my voice and embellishing it all with music or movie clips. For a time, he produced the XRT Morning Show for Mary Dixon and myself, a task now accomplished by the redoubtable Chris Cwiak. Pete... Read More

Great Scott! A Back To The Future Musical Is Coming In 2020

Where we're going, we won't need roads. All we need is a stage. Back to the Future: The Musical is set to make its long-awaited debut at the Manchester Opera House in London on February 20th, 2020. The show aimed to premiere in 2015 to matchup with the Back To The Future II timeline, but was... Read More
ZZ Top

ZZ Top Musical Coming to Las Vegas in 2020

After 50 years of being the best beards in Rock, ZZ Top is set for another stage. Billy Gibbons , Dusty Hill and Frank Beard from the band are executive producers behind a new Rock Musical using the band's music. Sharp Dressed Man is set to debut in 2020 in Las Vegas. In a press release, the show... Read More

This Week On XRT: Programming Highlights

THURSDAY NEW MUSIC THURSDAY NEW NOISE AT NINE The week’s best new recordings, including exclusive previews of forthcoming albums. (9-10pm) FRIDAY FRIDAY FEATURE : The Sounds Of Summer SATURDAY SATURDAY MORNING FLASHBACK with Johnny Mars: 1983 SUNDAY BREAKFAST WITH THE BEATLES with Terri Hemmert (8-... Read More
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This Week's Giveaways

String Cheese Incident Enter here for your chance to win tickets to one of The String Cheese Incident's three XRT Shows at Auditorium Theatre, November 7, 8, or 9! Tash Sultana & John Prine at Ravinia Enter here for your chance to win tickets Tash Sultana , and John Prine at Ravinia! Read More

Now A Water Bottle Has Been Spotted In A Game Of Thrones Episode

First it was the infamous coffee cup (which had a weird resemblance to Lin Brehmer upon closer inspection ). Now, another accidental prop made its way onto a Game Of Thrones episode. During the season finale, fans spotted a water bottle next to Samwell Tarly’s (John Bradley) foot as the council... Read More

THE BIG BEAT Playlist - 5/20/19

10pm Japanese Breakfast - "Essentially" (W Records) Kyle Craft - "2 Ugly 4 NY" (Sub Pop) The National - "Rylan" (4AD) (break) Lana Del Rey - "Doin' Time" (Interscope) Teenage Wrist - "Mary" (Epitaph) Middle Kids - "Beliefs and Prayers" (Domino) Kaytranada - "Dysfunctional (feat. VanJess)" (RCA)... Read More