Things that Rock

Shadow chats with Jared Weeks of Saving Abel!

Shadow chats with Jared Weeks of Saving Abel about their new single, "Baptize Me!" by Shadow White

Shadow chats with Johnny Christ of Avenged Sevenfold!

Shadow got to sit down (well, she stood because it LOOKS like she's sitting) with Johnny Christ of Avenged Sevenfold. She finally understands what a CONCEPT album is and what ChatGPT is..... New album: Life is But a Dream out June 2nd! See em' live in St. Louis at the Hollywood Casino Amp on Monday, September 25th or at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City on Tuesday, September 26th!

Metallica x Jimmy Kimmel

Lots and lots of Metallica is coming up. We're gearing up for May-tallica next month and the new Metallica album 72 Seasons drops Friday April 14th. To celebrate, Q102 will be playing 72 hours of Metallica starting on Friday. We'll play a Metallica song from each of their albums at the top of EVERY hour of the day. Then on Sunday April 16th, Metallica will have a show of their own at 6 pm on Q102…

New requirement for Springfield Public Pools in 2023

The Springfield public pools will open on May 27th, but be aware that there is an important update. This year they'll require you to be registered with the Park Board for a digital ID. This is a new safety measure they're they're putting into place due to some issues that took place last year. This digital ID will include your name, parents names for minors, your photo and contact info. You'll…

Adelita's Way & Otherwise Rock Room Session

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Robert Smith vs. Ticketmaster

Dude. The fight with Ticketmaster and their outrageous fees has been a decades long thing but was the key to winning the battle this whole time Robert Smith of The Cure? Apparently so! The Cure announced their first North American tour in 7 years and he got Ticketmaster to agree to issue partial refunds to the tour's ticket holders over 'unduly high' fees. SAY WHAT????

Buffalo Wild Wings - Boneless Wings or Chicken Nuggets

A question of the ages... are boneless wings just chicken nuggets?   A man from Chicago, Illinois filed a class-action lawsuit that is BUZZING on the internet right now, alleging that Buffalo Wild Wings has been engaging in "false and deceptive marketing and advertising" due to the alleged mislabeling of boneless wings. Read more below.

What are we going to name our team?

Who else is STOKED that we're getting an Arena League team?? With this announcement comes the opportunity for us in Springfield to help name the team. Click the link below to submit your suggestion. Open nominations will be accepted for three weeks and then a name will be chosen!  

The City of Springfield wants your thoughts on public parking downtown

Here's your chance to let the City of Springfield know what you think about public parking in the downtown area. The goal of the survey is to find possible ways to improve parking in downtown Springfield while continuing to foster economic development. The survey is available online through March 20th. The specific study area is bordered by National Avenue on the east, Grant Avenue on the west,…

Cast your vote to have an Arena League football team in Springfield

**UPDATE** Voting is still open! if you haven't voted for Springfield yet, click this link --->    Hell yeah! The Arena League has announced Springfield is a finalist for a team in 2024. Team location announcements will happen by June, a full year before the first game is played. Click the link to vote! Lets get some football in Springfield!