Upcoming PLR Events


Virtual College and Gap Year Fair

The Southern Connecticut College & Gap Year Fair has been moved to digital during the coronavirus. Head to CTCollegeFair.com to get information on over 200 colleges, universities and gap year programs. Designed for High School Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors, The Southern Connecticut College & Gap Year Fair is the largest college fair in the area.…Continue Reading


YMCA’s Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Usher in summer and enjoy The Central Connecticut Coast YMCA’s first virtual 5K Run/Walk in celebration of the YMCA’s 176th Birthday! Gather those you’ve been living with or challenge yourself! Choose a Fun Run/Walk (1 Mile) or a 5K. Run, walk, stroll or roll! Everyone can participate whether you’re training for another race or just…Continue Reading


99.1 PLR presents Tedeschi Trucks Band ***new date***

99.1 PLR presents the Tedeschi Trucks Band: Wheels of Soul Tour at the Westville Music Bowl on Yale Avenue in New Haven has been rescheduled to Saturday July 17, 2021 at 6:30pm! Doors are at 5:00pm. From Westville Music Bowl: In the interest of public health, Tedeschi Trucks Band has postponed their 7/18 show until…Continue Reading


Want the 99.1 PLR van in your parade?

Are you planning a safe social distanced parade? Maybe we can join you, email your request to drew.carrano@wplr.com. Have your email subject be “Parade PLR” and tell us all the details. Who is it for: Why: Date and time of parade: Where to meet and what time: Address the parade drives by: Your name: Your phone…Continue Reading


Race 4-CT Virtual 5K Run & Walk

Support Connecticut communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic by participating in “Race 4-CT”! The Race 4-CT is a virtual 5K Run & Walk dedicated to raising funds for Connecticut COVID-19 Charity Connection (4-CT), a non-profit that unites donors with state-wide programs designed to make an immediate impact. The race takes place between May 25…Continue Reading


99.1 PLR presents Kansas ***new date***

99.1 PLR presents Kansas: Point of Know Return Tour at New Haven’s College Street Music Hall has been rescheduled to Saturday March 27, 2021. From College Street Music Hall: In the interest of public health, Kansas has postponed their 5/9/20 show until 3/27/21. Hold onto your tickets as they will be honored for the rescheduled…Continue Reading


Live From Home

Just because we are keeping our distance, doesn’t mean the music has to stop. Introducing “Live From Home.” Live Nation’s all new virtual hub, updated daily with live streams, exclusive artist content, new music and more, keeping you connected to your favorite artists. Go live now at livenation.com/livefromhomeContinue Reading


Bishop’s Orchard Gauntlet 5K ***new date***

Join 99.1 PLR at the annual Bishop’s Orchard Gauntlet 5K on Thursday August 13, 2020 (new rescheduled date!) at Bishop’s Orchards, 1355 Boston Post Road in Guilford. The 5K course will run through fields, over streams, and up and down the orchard. Participants will tackle 15 man-made and natural obstacles as they make their way towards…Continue Reading


The Ion Bank Cheshire Road Races ***new date***

Run with 99.1 PLR at The Ion Bank Cheshire Road Races on Sunday October 18, 2020 (new rescheduled date!) at Cheshire High School, 525 S. Main Street in Cheshire. REGISTER ONLINE HERE   Schedule 7-8:15 a.m.          Registration and packet pick-up 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.  UnitedHealthcare Healthy & Active Living Festival 7 a.m. –…Continue Reading


The 10th Annual Closer to Free Ride

On Saturday, September 12th, over an estimated 2,500 riders and 600 volunteers will participate in the 10th Annual Closer to Free Ride to help raise funds for Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center. When you Ride Closer to Free, you’re joining Connecticut’s best cycling event. Now in its 10th year, the Closer to Free…Continue Reading