50 Years, 50 Albums: Vote for 1987’s album

50 Years, 50 Albums: Vote for 1987’s album

Every Friday at 1pm Mike Lapitino plays 4 songs off a classic album from the past 50 years. This week we’re celebrating 1987 and we want you to pick the album! This week’s picks are: Aerosmith – Permanent Vacation Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction INXS – Kick Vote on Twitter at 991PLRFM Visit the…

99.1 PLR CrossPoint Federal Credit Union “Golden 5K”

99.1 PLR CrossPoint Federal Credit Union “Golden 5K”

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Connecticut’s #1 Rock Station at the 99.1 PLR Crosspoint Federal Credit Union Golden 5K! This year’s race is held at College Woods at New Haven’s East Rock Park, in place of the Shamrock & Roll 5K. The location is ideal for a safe, socially distanced event. This year’s event again…

Throwback Concert: R.E.M. at New Haven Coliseum 1987

Throwback Concert: R.E.M. at New Haven Coliseum 1987

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1987! That year PLR welcomed R.E.M. to New Haven Coliseum. R.E.M. hit the road in 1987 to support their fifth studio album “Document,” which featured such hit songs as The One I Love, It’s The End of the World…

Help Chaz & AJ Make Seth’s Wish Come True

Help Chaz & AJ Make Seth’s Wish Come True

Chaz & AJ are raising money for Seth in Branford’s Make-A-Wish Connecticut wish to come true! Seth is a four-year-old with multiple heart conditions and wants to head to the beaches down south in an RV with his family. This Wednesday, help us raise $10,000 to Make Seth’s Wish Come True! If we raise over…

Chaz and AJ Show Rundown: Tuesday, April 13

Chaz and AJ Show Rundown: Tuesday, April 13

6:00. It looked like the entire planet showed up for Gary Bimonte’s wake. AJ was there. And…Is it a vaccine van or an ice cream truck? 6:13. Will the guy buying Ashley’s worn socks be excited about this new development? 6:20 – 7:00. It’s National Dog Bite prevention week. Call in your dog bite story.…

Throwback Concert: Def Leppard at The XL Center 1987

Throwback Concert: Def Leppard at The XL Center 1987

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1987! That year PLR welcomed Def Leppard to Hartford’s XL Center (which was called Hartford Civic Center at the time). Def Leppard hit the road in 1987 to support their fourth studio album “Hysteria,” which featured major hits like…

Photos: Drive In Concert featuring The Ultimate Santana

Photos: Drive In Concert featuring The Ultimate Santana

We had a great time at the Milford Performance Center’s Drive In Concert featuring “The Ultimate Santana: A Tribute by Stone Flower” at the Connecticut Post Mall Parking Lot! Check out all the great upcoming drive in concerts this spring at www.milfordperformancecenter.org.

Chaz and AJ Show Rundown: Monday, April 12

Chaz and AJ Show Rundown: Monday, April 12

5:30. Beefman’s Top Ten Rock Songs About Outer Space 1)      Space Truckin – Deep Purple 2)      Outta Space – Van Halen 3)      Rocket Man – Elton John 4)      Across the Universe – The Beatles 5)      Space Cowboy – Steve Miller Band 6)      The Final Countdown – Europe 7)      Space Oddity – David Bowie 8)      Rocket – Def Leppard 9)      Rocket Ride – Kiss 10)   Walking on…

Throwback Concert: Aerosmith at New Haven Coliseum 1987

Throwback Concert: Aerosmith at New Haven Coliseum 1987

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 1987! That year PLR welcomed Aerosmith to New Haven Coliseum. Aerosmith hit the road in 1987 to support its commercially successful comeback album “Permanent Vacation,” which featured such hits as Dude (Looks Like a Lady), Angel, Rag Doll and…

Win tickets to “Bad Reputation: A Joan Jett Documentary”

Win tickets to “Bad Reputation: A Joan Jett Documentary”

99.1 PLR welcomes Films That Rock at The Ridgefield Playhouse! Check out the full list of upcoming rock films at www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org. Listen for Mike Lapitino to open The Ticket Window this week at 5:30 to win passes to see the screening of the “Bad Reputation: A Joan Jett Documentary” on Friday April 23rd at 7:30…