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Heartbreakers Play for First Time Since Petty’s Death

  • 3:54 pm Monday, April 23rd, 2018 by hildiwmmo

It’s been over 6 months now since we lost Tom Petty (on October 2).

This past Saturday night, Heartbreakers Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench and Steve Ferrone played together, along with other musicians Patti Smith, Beck and Stephen Stills, who invited the band to play the “Light Up the Blues” event in Los Angeles, an autism awareness benefit.

FULL STORY HERE. 

Visit 1 of 7 Mom & Pop Record Shops Tomorrow on Record Store Day!

  • 4:23 pm Friday, April 20th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

For a music-lover, there’s nothing that can replace a real, brick & mortar record store.

There are 8 in our area: 5 in Orlando, 2 in Deland and 1 in Sanford. (Store locations, links and hours listed below.)

You can spend hours in a record store, browsing the vinyl or the stacks of CDs, for treasures. And, perhaps the best part of the experience is the music that is played while you’re shopping. 9 times out 10, you’re gonna be turned onto something new by the staff members who are blasting music of every genre.

Sadly, so many people are buying music online [More]

Scorpions Presale Code!

  • 11:53 am Tuesday, April 17th, 2018 by ginotaliercio

Scorpions are bringing their Crazy World Tour back to Florida and we’ve got your Live Nation presale code for their show at the Amalie Arena on September, 14th!   Head over to livenation.com for the Live Nation presale that starts on April, 19th at 10am and ends April, 19th at 10pm.

Live Nation Presale Code:

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Tickets go on sale to the general public at livenation.com on Friday, April 20th at 10am!

Parking & Shuttle Info for Eagles/Buffett

  • 5:53 pm Friday, April 13th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

If you’re going to the Eagles/Buffett show at Camping World Stadium Saturday –  leave EARLY – come party with 98.9 WMMO on Tinker Field at the stadium and skip the traffic!

We’ll  have beer and food available, great picture opportunities and LAST CHANCE EAGLES TICKETS!

Seriously, the stadium holds up to 65,000 so traffic is definitely gonna be a thing.

While parking lots directly at the stadium are now sold out, try the Geico garage and many other downtown parking garages.

Click the following links for to find out where the free shuttle will stop to pick you up and to help you navigate [More]

Tom Keifer Of Cinderella Talks Upcoming Leesburg Show, Latest Album & More

  • 5:48 pm Thursday, April 12th, 2018 by Joe Rock

Former Cinderella singer Tom Keifer talks his live show, his album “The Way Life Goes” and a lot more.

Lindsey Buckingham Leaves Fleetwood Mac

  • 4:31 pm Monday, April 9th, 2018 by hildiwmmo

The end of an era – again.

Lindsey Buckingham is no longer a member of Fleetwood Mac. For the second time in their history, the guitarist has left the group, according to Variety.

This time, though, he may not have left by choice. Rolling Stones is now reporting he has been fired after a “disagreement over the band’s upcoming tour.”

In a statement, the band has announced that Heartbreakers’ guitarist/songwriter/producer Mike Campbell will be joining the band for the upcoming tour.

Stevie Nicks and Mike Campbell are tight, as she has been called an “honorary Heartbreaker.”

KANSAS BASSIST BILLY GREER TALKS SHOW COMING TO Ruth Eckerd Hall & MORE

  • 1:32 am Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 by Joe Rock

Kansas bassist and vocalist Billy Greer talks the band’s “Point of Know Return” 40th Anniversary show at Ruth Eckerd Hall and more.

Richie Sambora To Perform BEFORE Rock Hall Induction

  • 1:07 pm Friday, March 23rd, 2018 by hildiwmmo

EX-Bon Jovi guitarist/songwriter Richie Sambora will kick off Rock Hall induction week with a live show in Cleveland April 7.

Sambora will be performing with his on and off-stage partner, guitarist Orianthi.

This is seen as a good indication that Sambora will also be re-joining his former band of 30 years as they are inducted to the Rock Hall at the April 14th ceremony.

Many fans are hoping these events lead to a permanent reunion between Bon Jovi and Sambora, who stopped performing together in 2013.

Sambora’s role in the band was significantly more than “guitarist”. He provided key backing vocals and created some [More]

It’s National Puppy Day!!!

  • 8:13 am Friday, March 23rd, 2018 by Denise Ryan

Best. Day. Ever!

We need more puppies in our life, right?!

Okay well, if you don’t want to deal with all the chewing and the house-training and the endless puppy energy… maybe you just need more puppy PICS in your life!

If you follow us on Instagram @989wmmo you’ve already met our pups but, just in case, let me introduce you to the pups of 98.9 WMMO…

This is my Rusty. We adopted him in January, he’s a Lhasa Apso mixed with Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and is FULL of puppy energy! Just turned 9 months old last week. Isn’t he handsome?!

This is Joe [More]

Hear Billy Joel’s Original Band The Lords of 52nd Street Talk Their Show In Clearwater Plus Studio & Road Stories

  • 2:37 am Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 by Joe Rock

Billy Joel’s original band The Lords of 52nd Street talk about playing Blast Friday in Downtown Clearwater. Plus stories of being in the studio and traveling the world with Billy.

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