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The Moody Blues
Tue Apr 07 @ 8:00PM -
Eliot Lewis
Thu Apr 09 @ 8:00PM -
Little RIver Band
Thu Apr 09 @ 8:00PM -
Brian Auger's Oblivion Express (featuring Alex Ligertwood)
Fri Apr 17 @ 8:30PM -
Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo
Fri Apr 24 @ 8:00PM -
Sat Apr 25 @ 7:00PM -
"An Unpredictable Evening" with Todd Rundgren
Sun Apr 26 @ 7:30PM -

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We've Got Your Van Halen Tickets and More!
28 Mar 2015 11:29

All this week on the Jeff Kinzbach Morning Show, it is your chance to win tickets to see Van Halen with David Lee Roth, Monday August 3rd at Blossom Music Center.  You will beat the box office and also receive a copy of "Tokyo Dome Live in Concert" double CD set.  You will also be in the running for a great grand prize, a pavillion seat upgrade and the six-lp deluxe set on 180 gram vinyl that includes the live album and 2 re-mastered studio albums, "Van Halen" and "1984."  Make sure you are waking up with 97.5 WONE!

Meet Snicker Doodle & RockstarMeet Snicker Doodle & Rockstar
25 Mar 2015 17:24

     Snicker Doodle is a 5-6 year old Pit Bull mix that weighs about 40 pounds. Snicker Doodle is definitely one smart cookie she already knows sit, shake, high 5, speak and drop-it! She loves playing with toys and fetch is one of her favorite games! After a good play session, she is then ready to cuddle up next to you for pets, pets and more pets. She needs to be the only dog in the home but this sweet cookie is all you will need. If you think Snicker Doodle sounds like she may be match for you stop by the PHSGA today and meet this special and happy girl!   Meet Rockstar! This guy is sure to be the life of the party when he enters your home! Rockstar is around 4-5 years old and came to us by our Humane Officers. He is an energetic boy who like every rockstar, loves to have fun! He enjoys playing with interactive toys like lasers and wand toys. Because Rockstar's world revolves around him, he enjoys pets in moderation and likes to solicit pets on his  [ ... ]

Van Halen at Blossom Music Center this August! - Sandra Miller's Daily Buzz
25 Mar 2015 15:56

Van Halen has announced North American tour dates.. finally! The band, with David Lee Roth on vocals, will hit Blossom Music Ceter on Monday, August 3rd. Kenny Wayne Shepherd will open up for them. Tickets range from $43-$183 and go on sale Saturday, April 4th at 10am through Ticketmaster. Lollapalooza has announced the lineup for this year's festival at Chicago's Grant Park. Metallica, Paul McCartney and Florence and the Machine will all headline the event with around 125 other bands. Tickets are on sale now if you want to head up to Chicago July 31st through August 2nd.

22 Mar 2015 22:31

This week on the Jeff Kinzbach Morning Show, we have tickets to the Peter Frampton concert at the Rocksino on August 7th, tickets for The Scorpions Concert September 23rd at Nautica and tickets to see John Fogerty at Nautica on July 1st!   Be listening for more concert announcements!  It might have been a cold winter but the concert season is heating up!  

Aerosmith: Concert for Legends at the Pro Football HOF
12 Mar 2015 18:24

The Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomes Aerosmith to play their inaugural Concert for Legends at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium (formerly Fawcett Stadium) August 7th. YES! Aerosmith! Sandra Miller spoke with Pete Fierle, Vice President of Communications and Assistant to the President, about the show and he says this is just the first concert of its kind at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Fierlesays the Pro Football HOF is proud to bring in music legends to honor and celebrate legends of football. The concert is just part of the Enshrinement Festival Celebration in Canton. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, March 21st at 10:00 am at www.ticketmaster.com, ticketmaster outlets. WONE will have your first chance to Beat the Box Office starting tomorrow morning (3/13). Get details on the show at www.ProFootballHOF.com

Ready to wake up and win?
07 Mar 2015 11:52

This week Jeff Kinzbach gives you tickets to see one of the best comedians ever, Jim Gaffigan at the Akron Civic Theater on August 9th.  Jeff also has tickets to the Tadmor Shrine Circus coming to the Canton Civic Center at the end of March!  We ROCK you AWAKE!  Weekday mornings 5:30 to 10 am on 97.5 WONE! !

Music News


2014 - Looking back at those we've lost along the way

As we close down another year, it's time to look back and remember those we've said goodbye to. Though they are gone, their music and inspiration will live on.

Phil Everly -The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer from the Everly Brothers passed away on January 3rd at the age of 74 due to complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Along with his brother, Don, The Everly Brothers' harmony sound influenced generations of musicians. In 1988, the Everly Brothers were among the very first artists inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Dennis "Fergie" Frederiksen - The lead singer of Toto's 1984 hit, "Stranger in Town" passed away on January 18th at age 62 after a long battle with cancer.

Bob Casale - a.k.a. "Bob 2" - Casale was the founding guitarist of Akron's own Devo. Bob passed away on February 17th in L.A. at 61 from heart failure.


Jerry Corbitt - The founding member of The Youngbloods died on March 10th at 71 of lung cancer.

Scott Asheton - Asheton was the drummer of early punk band The Stooges. He died of a heart attack on March 15th in Ann Arbor, MI at the age of 64.

Ed Gagliardi - Foreigner's original bassist died at the age of 62 after a long battle with cancer on May 11th.

Tommy Ramone - The last surviving Ramone died of cancer in Ridgewood, NY at 65. Born Erdelyi Tamas in Budapest, Hungary, Tommy came to the US in 1957, and joined forces with Joey, Johnny and DeeDee to form The Ramones in 1974.

Casey Kasem - The America's Top 40 Countdown DJ died at the age of 82 on June 15th.

Gerry Goffin - Goffi, 75, n was a famous songwriter who wrote dozens of hits with his first wife, Carole King. He passed away on June 19th.

Bobby Womak - The influential R&B artist was 70 when he died on June 27th.

Johnny Winter - The blues- rock legend was touring in Switzerland at the time of his death on July 16th. Winter, 70, was gearing up to launch another tour with his brother, Edgar Winter.


Dick Wagner - The guitarist was most known for his work with Alice Cooper and Lou Reed. He died of respiratory failure on July 30th at the age of 71.

Ralph Morman - The singer for The Joe Perry Project and Savoy Brown. He passed at 65 in Ashland, Kentucky on August 17th after a long illness.

Glen Cornick - Cornick was the founding bassist of Jethro Tull. He died on congestive heart failure at his home in Hawaii on August 26th at the age of 67.

Jimi Jamison - The lead singer of Survivor suffered a heart attack in Memphis, TN on August 31st at the age of 63. Surviror had just played at the Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park a few weeks before on August 15th. His last show was on August 30, 2014 in Morgan Hill, California at the CANcert benefit event during the ARTTEC Summer Concert Series.

Paul Revere - The keyboardist and leader of Paul Revere and the Raiders. Lock 3, in Downtown Akron was always on his tour schedule. Revere died on October 4th after a battle with cancer at his home in Idaho at the age of 76. Their hit "Henry the VIII" saw a resurgence when it was used in the movie "Ghost."


Raphael Ravenscroft - The famous saxaphonist was most known for his performance on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street." He died of heart failure on October 19th at the age of 60.

Wayne Static - The frontman of the heavy metal band Static-X died in his sleep at the age of 48 on November 1st.

Jack Bruce - Cream singer/ bassist, and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer. Bruce passed away on October 25th at 71 after a long battle with liver disease. Before joining ranks with Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker, Bruce made a name for himself as one of the respected bass players in the blues-rock scene with groups like Graham Bond Organization and John Mayall's Bluesbreakers. Bruce inspired generations of musicians, including Sting and Geddy Lee.


Rick Rosas - Rosas was the touring bassist for Neil Young, Joe Walsh and others. He passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 65 on November 6th.

Riff West - The bass players for Molly Hatchet during the 80's died after a lengthy illness following a car accident on November 18th. West was 64.

Bobby Keys - Keys was a longtime saxaphone player for the Rolling Stones and played with countless others. Keys died on December 2nd of liver disease at the age of 70 - one day before his friend, Ian McLagan.

Ian McLagan - Keyboardist of the Faces and Small Faces, and also toured with The Rolling Stones. McLagan died on December 3rd after suffering a massive stroke. He was 69.


Joe Cocker - The gritty soulful voice of Joe Cocker was silenced on December 22nd. Cocker died at the age of 70 after battling small-cell lung cancer. Cocker had hit after hit - and wasn't afraid to cover anyone - including The Beatles. His performance of "With a Little Help from My Friends" from Woodstock in 1969 was a defining moment in music history.











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