Contests (11)

Wednesday, 27 April 2016 20:42

Win Tickets To See Paul McCartney

97.5 WONE welcomes...Sir Paul McCartney to Quicken Loans Arena and we want to make sure you have a chance to see this once in a lifetime event. Listen for any Paul McCartney song this Fridaybetween 9 & the 7th caller to 330-869-9797 and win two tickets to the August 18th show of the “One on One Tour”.

It's a “Free for Paul Friday” from 97.5 WONE, Akron's Home of Rock & Roll.

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 14:26

Apirl Winner - Julia Finkenthal

KWR AveryJulia attends Hudson High School and has performed in 30+ musicals since she was 10 years old. She has performed the national anthem at many events around NE Ohio and plans to continue musical theater in college. She excels on stage and in the classroom. Her passion is to help people with special needs and volunteers with special needs kids via Special Olympics, Broadway Buddy's, Soccer 4 All, and at Eastwoods Elementary school. Her plan is attend college and pursue a degree in special education where she can continue her passion to help others with special needs.

Thursday, 17 March 2016 10:02

March Winner - Avery Bable

KWR Avery97.5 WONE and LOCK 3 congratulate Avery Bable of Archbishop Hoban High School. He's a Kid Who Rocks!! Avery Bable, through immersion in student government and leadership, has shared his gifts with the Hoban community with aplomb, class and integrity.  As a part of student council, he has played a key role in spirit initiatives and service projects.  In addition, he has apprenticed as a Public Address announcer at home football games sharing his golden voice.  He performed so well, in fact, we entrusted him with calling the entire varsity football game at home against rival Akron Buchtel.  Avery Bable has made Hoban a better place as a strong student, leader and role model. Way to go, Avery! From LOCK 3, in cooperation with Marc's Stores, Family Treasures Jewelers, Toth Buick GMC and 97.5 WONE.

Wednesday, 17 February 2016 10:41

February Winner - Zaina Mustafa

KWR Zaina97.5 WONE and LOCK 3 congratulate Zaina Mustafa of Stow-Munroe Falls High School. She's a Kid Who Rocks!! She is the first student in the Stow-Monroe Falls High School to take advantage of the Distance Learning Classes through the University of Akron in her Sophomore year, she is involved with several academic and scholastic clubs such as Hitting For Home Program Against Bullying, National Honor Society, Leadership Camp, Student Counsel, Freshman Mentor Program and played Varsity Lacrosse while overcoming compartment syndrome in both of her legs.  She is an outstanding student and an amazing young lady with a very promising future in medicine. Way to go, Zaina! From LOCK 3, in cooperation with Marc's Stores, Family Treasures Jewelers, Toth Buick GMC and 97.5 WONE.

Monday, 11 January 2016 10:11

January Winner - Karli Morisak

KWR karli97.5 WONE and LOCK 3 congratulate Karli Morisak of Coventry High School. She's a Kid Who Rocks!! Karli has always been a very high achiever. She is currently the president of National Honor Society and ranks first in her senior class with a 4.2 GPA. She is a post-secondary student at the University of Akron with 18 earned credits. She has been the captain of the basketball and soccer teams. She is a supervisor at a local ice cream business as well as a Sweetheart Ball and Cotillion Debutante. Karli is an active community volunteer and pen pal of a Special Olympic athlete. She also finds time to enjoy two brothers and two sisters. Way to go, Karli! From LOCK 3, in cooperation with Marc's Stores, Family Treasures Jewelers, Toth Buick GMC and 97.5 WONE.

Thursday, 24 December 2015 10:19

December Winner - Darrin Gilkerson

KWR darrin97.5 WONE and LOCK 3 congratulate Darrin Gilkerson of Wadsworth High School. He's a Kid Who Rocks!! Darrin is an Excellence roll student with a GPA of 4.36, and is enrolled in all AP and Honors classes. He is a peer tutor at WHS, volunteers at the bookstore, is a State Qualifying Wrestler and enjoys singing in his spare time. Darrin was WHS student of the month for October, and he is a National Merit Winner Semi-Finalist who scored a perfect 36 on his ACT. Darrin is planning on going to college to study engineering physics.

Monday, 23 November 2015 11:55

November Winner - Demi Reed

KWR demi97.5 WONE and LOCK 3 congratulate Demi Reed of Firestone High School. She's a Kid Who Rocks!! An engineering student with a 4.1 GPA, she's a self-taught guitarist who presides over her church's youth choir and volunteers with special olympics. Even one of her siblings calls her the "perfect" sister. Way to go, Demi! From LOCK 3, in cooperation with Marc's Stores, Family Treasures Jewelers, and 97.5 WONE.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 12:07

October Winner - Matthias Lewis

KWR matthias97.5 WONE & LOCK 3 congratulate MATTHIAS LEWIS of OHIO VIRTUAL ACADEMY. He's this month's KID WHO ROCKS!!  As a Chief Master Sergeant in Civil Air Patrol, Matthias serves as First Sergeant of the Squadron, and commands their competition team. He taught himself to play five musical instruments; and writes music.  He plays soccer and runs track while maintaining a very high GPA. He volunteers at church, Rotary, Ruritan, and for political campaigns. He referees soccer and works for a local business. WAY TO GO, MATTHIAS! From Lock 3, in cooperation with Marc's Stores and 97.5 WONE. 

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 20:00

September Winner - Hannah Dalton

KWR hannah97.5 WONE & LOCK 3 congratulate HANNAH DALTON of Perry High School in Massillon. She's this month's KID WHO ROCKS!! Hannah was born deaf but surgeries helped her hear and later speak. Since then, she's excelled in everything she does, including school where she carries a 4 point G-P-A. When she's not volunteering, Hannah is planning her University of Akron education with hopes of becoming an oncologist nurse. WAY TO GO, HANNAH! From Lock 3, in cooperation with Marc's Stores and 97.5 WONE. 

Thursday, 25 August 2011 00:22



Jeff Kinzbach in the Morning

1 pair of weekend tickets to:

The 10th Anniversary – Rock On The Range

Featuring: red Hot Chili Peppers, Rob Zombie,

Disturbed and so many more

May 20th – May 22nd

At Mapfre Stadium in Columbus


1 pair of tickets to:

Jonathan Edwards with

 special guest Alex Bevan

At The Kent Stage

On Friday, April 29th



1 pair of tickets to:

The Comedy Zone

Club Velvet

At The Hard Rock Rocksino


Complimentary valet parking


Beat The Box Office

1 pair of tickets to:

YES: The Album Series

On July 28th at 7:30 p.m.

At The Hard Rock Rocksino Nortfield Park

Announce:   Monday April 25th

On Sale: Friday April 29th    10 a.m.

Presales Thursday April 28th  10 a.m. – 10 p.m.


Middays with Sandra Miller

1 pair of tickets to see:

The Cleveland Indians


Kansas City Royals

On Friday, June 3rd

At Progressive Field


Afternoon Drive with TK O'Grady

4 pack of vouchers of good for:

The Akron Rubberducks

Redeemable at the box office for any 2016 game

 (based on availability)