Throwback Concert: Yes at Palace Theater Waterbury 1971

Throwback Concert: Yes at Palace Theater Waterbury 1971

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating our first year on the air: 1971! That year PLR welcomed progressive rockers YES to the Palace Theater in Waterbury. YES hit the road in 1971 to support their fourth studio album “Fragile,” which features the hit songs Roundabout and Long Distance Runaround. Joining YES…

Throwback Concert: Mountain at Quinnipiac University 1971

Throwback Concert: Mountain at Quinnipiac University 1971

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating our first year on the air: 1971. That year Mountain, along with Johnny Winter, played two shows on the same night at Quinnipiac University in Hamden. The first show was at 8pm and the second show at 11pm. Mountain had just released its monster hit…

Hummels PLR 99 One-on-One: Eddie Sab

Hummels PLR 99 One-on-One: Eddie Sab

From intern to Program Director and everything in-between Eddie oversaw the changing of morning shows, a very uncomfortable firing and then his own firing over a Chaz and AJ situation. Eddie grew up on PLR and it was great catching up with him.

Throwback Concert: U2 at The XL Center 2001

Throwback Concert: U2 at The XL Center 2001

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 2001! That year PLR welcomed U2 to The XL Center (formerly known as the Hartford Civic Center). U2 hit the road in 2001 for the “Elevation Tour” to support their tenth studio album “All That You Can’t Leave Behind,”…

Throwback Concert: Aerosmith at XFINITY Theatre 2001

Throwback Concert: Aerosmith at XFINITY Theatre 2001

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 2001! That year PLR welcomed Aerosmith to Hartford’s XFINITY Theatre. Aerosmith kicked off its “Just Push Play Tour” in Connecticut to support their thirteenth studio album “Just Push Play,” which featured such songs as Jaded, Fly Away from Here,…

Throwback Concert: Poison at The XFINITY Theatre 2001

Throwback Concert: Poison at The XFINITY Theatre 2001

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 2001! That year PLR welcomed Poison to The XFINITY Theatre. Bret Michaels and crew were headlining the “Glam, Slam, Metal Jam Tour,” which also featured fellow 80’s rockers Warrant, Quiet Riot and Enuff Z’Nuff. Poison had just released their…

Throwback Concert: Ozzy Osbourne at The XL Center 2001

Throwback Concert: Ozzy Osbourne at The XL Center 2001

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 2001! That year PLR welcomed Ozzy Osbourne to The XL Center (formerly known as the Hartford Civic Center). Ozzy hit the road in the fall and winter of 2001 for a co-headlining tour with Rob Zombie called “Merry Mayhem.” …

Throwback Concert: John Entwistle at Toad’s Place 2001

Throwback Concert: John Entwistle at Toad’s Place 2001

99.1 PLR celebrates 50 years! This week we are celebrating another great year in our history: 2001! That year PLR welcomed The John Entwistle Band to Toad’s Place. John “The Ox” Entwistle, best known as the bassist and a founding member of The Who, hit the road in 2001 to support his band’s studio album…

Throwback Concert: U2 at New Haven Coliseum 1987

Throwback Concert: U2 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 U2 to New Haven Coliseum. U2 hit the road in 1987 to support their fifth studio album “The Joshua Tree,” which featured major hits like With or Without You, I Still Haven’t Found What…

Throwback Concert: Pink Floyd at The XL Center 1987

Throwback Concert: Pink Floyd 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 Pink Floyd to Hartford’s XL Center (which was called Hartford Civic Center at the time) for two shows on back-to-back nights. Pink Floyd hit the road in 1987 to support their thirteenth studio album…