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  • Win Comets Tickets for Friday night!

    Scoop will make it a Winsday this Wednesday. Listen between 3 and 7 for your chance to call in and win a pair of Comets tickets for Friday night’s game against Wilkes-Barre. Courtesy of Murphy Excavating and 96.9 WOUR

  • BEAT DUKE!

    Syracuse will host Duke on Wednesday. Tip at 7. Gameday coverage on 96.9 WOUR, powered by Planet Fitness, by Burdick Toyota, by Burdick BMW, by Burdick Lexus and by Burdick Ford on the Home of SU Basketball.

  • The Blue Moon Cafe Sunday Morning

    Catch The Blue Moon Cafe vibe Sunday mornings from 7am to Noon! Mainly acoustic..featuring the singer-songwriters that are the backbone of classic rock like Neil Young, the Band, Bonnie Raitt, BB King and Jackson Browne. Storytellers like John Prine and John Hiatt. Plus Van Morrison, Steely Dan and contemporary artists like Amos Lee and the Avett Brothers sprinkled throughout. With longtime support from White’s Farm Supply.

  • Rock the Amp with Foreigner & Cheap Trick!

    Days are getting longer..summer is getting closer! 96.9 WOUR presents ROCK THE AMP with Foreigner, Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience. Lakeview Amp July 11th. And yes..tickets are on sale now via www.livenation.com, ticketmaster.com or charge-by-phone 1-800-745-3000

  • What’s Brewing With Scoop

    Scoop features highlights from our local music and events calendar weeknights at 6:40. There are lots of things to do in and around Utica…Rome…the Adirondacks..Cooperstown. If you are in a local band or are hosting a local event, email the info to us, localmusic@wour.com so we can include your gigs.

  • Win Comets Tickets for Friday night!

  • BEAT DUKE!

  • The Blue Moon Cafe Sunday Morning

  • Rock the Amp with Foreigner & Cheap Trick!

  • Local Music Listings

Music News

CDJ Today: February 22

February 22, 2017 | 12:05 am

February 22, 1989 – For the first time, a Heavy Metal category is introduced at the Grammy Awards. Metallica performs on stage, but the award goes to Jethro Tull.  Yes, the Grammy voters picked Jethro Tull’s Crest of a Knave over Metallica’s And Justice For All.  Tull’s record label tries to make light of the faux pas by placing a Billboard ad that reads, “The flute … Continue reading CDJ Today: February 22

Rap’s Rant: Lady Gaga Super Bowl – Eric Clapton Tour – Two Missed Opportunities

February 21, 2017 | 7:54 pm

Lady Gaga – Forgetful Super Bowl Performance First, I want to say that I am a big fan of Lady Gaga.  I’m sure many agree she has real talent.  She’s a good songwriter, has a great voice, knows how to speak to an audience, and beyond all that, is a very authentic good person with … Continue reading Rap’s Rant: Lady Gaga Super Bowl – Eric Clapton Tour – Two Missed Opportunities

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Reunite in Studio

February 21, 2017 | 9:26 am

It’s not every day the two surviving members of the Beatles are in the studio together. Ringo Starr posted a photo of the pair on Twitter Sunday with the caption “Thanks for coming over man and playing Great bass. I love you man peace and love.” According to Billboard, Starr’s publicist has confirmed that McCartney … Continue reading Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr Reunite in Studio

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Scoop’s Vinyl Oddities: Led Zeppelin’s ‘Song Remains The Same’ Box Set
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I love this box set! 180 gram vinyl that sounds amazing with extra tracks like the outstanding live version of ‘Since I’ve Been Loving You’. This is a scratch and dent copy I got on ebay for about $30. I could care less about the edge wear on the box because the vinyl sounds so fantastic! New copies can be found for as little as $50 on discogs, ebay, and amazon. One of my favorites from my collection.

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