Man, does it feel good to be making concert announcements again, and this morning JB and I got to make two major ones!

In case you missed all the fun, let me give you a quick rundown.

Concert Announcement Number 1

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Gary Levox of Rascal Flatts is bringing his 'The One on One Live! Tour' to the Coronado Performance Arts Center in Rockford on Saturday, November 13, 2021. Not only will we get a taste of Gary's new solo project, but he'll be playing a whole bunch of your favorite Rascal Flatts songs too! Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10 a.m. online at or at the BMO Harris Bank Center Box Office, BUT since we know how much you've been missing concerts, we have a presale opportunity for you this Thursday, August 5, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Just click this link and enter the code Q985 to grab your tickets in advance!

Concert Announcement Number 2

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Chris Young's "Famous Friends Tour 2021"  featuring Mitchell Tenpenny and special guest Callista Clark, is making a stop at the NIU Convocation Center in DeKalb on Saturday, November 20, 2021! Tickets go on sale this Friday, August 6, 2021, at 10 a.m. online at or

Of course, I can't forget to mention that Q98.5 has your chance to win tickets to BOTH shows before you can buy them all this week. Vamp up your pop culture trivia knowledge for the chance to win Gary Levox tickets with the Showbiz Pop Quiz at 7:50 a.m., and then stick around for the chance to win Chris Young tickets at 8:25 a.m.

Good luck, and we'll see you at the shows soon!

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