Local Radio Shows: LIVE and Only on Rock 98.9!

The Nooner


Join Rock 98.9 every Monday through Thursday at Noon for an hour of the best local and independent rock and more!  Also taking your requests and featuring a special Daily Double Shot from a different band.  

Backyard Rock


Brian brings the music you need to hear, the news you can use and finds out where all the cool shows are happening on Backyard Rock. He's a man on a mission to bring the scene back to YOU.  Join him LIVE every Wednesday night from 7pm-9pm and again on Saturday Morning from 9am-Noon for the rock scene's best live radio show!

The Midwest Takeover Radio Show


Your host Lee Swiatkowski brings you all the news and music you need to hear about from the independent rock scene in the Midwest.  From Chicago to the Twin Cities and beyond, join the takeover each Saturday at 12pm ET LIVE on Rock 98.9, YOUR radio station connecting the scenes from North to South. 

Rock Hard With Evan J.Thomas


Get ready to ROCK HARD with Evan J. Thomas, bringing you the national acts you know and the independent groups you haven't heard yet from the Midwest.  If it's Rock, he knows about it and if it's laughs you need, there's plenty of Idiots of Genius to point out.  Join Evan LIVE on Rock 98.9 every  Thursday night at 7pm ET.

Syndicated Shows

Hard Rock Nights


Mostly Metal


Kevin N' Johnny E