102.9 The Whale Moneygrabbers

102.9 The Whale Moneygrabbers

Look for 102.9 The Whale at Farmington Banks Fridays 11am-1pm for a chance to win $100!   Friday, September 21: Farmington Bank at 117 East St in Plainville Friday, September 28: Farmington Bank at 253 Spielman Hwy, Burlington, CT 06013

MOTOR JAM 2018

MOTOR JAM 2018

MOTOR JAM 2018 IS COMING!! SEPTEMBER 23- NEW LONDON-WATERFORD SPEEDBOWL CHECK OUT  THE CHRISTINE CAR FROM THE STEPHEN KING THRILLER, THE FLINTSTONE MOBILE, THE SCOOBY DOO MYSTERY MACHINE, THE 1966 BATMOBILE , THE ALL AMERICAN MONSTER TRUCK AND THE MAKE-A-WISH TRUCK AND MORE INCLUDING THE EAST COASTIN MOTORCYCLE STUNT SHOW WITH 4 INCREDIBLE SHOWS! TWO LIVE…

Win tickets to Alice Cooper

Win tickets to Alice Cooper

Listen for Picozzi’s 30 Second Six Song Challenge at 7:30am all week to win tickets to Alice Cooper at the Palace Theater in Wallingford on October 5.

Jimi does Dylan Better than Dylan

Jimi does Dylan Better than Dylan

50 years ago today, (Friday Sept. 21) “All Along the Watchtower” entered the Billboard Hot 100 at number-66. It eventually peaked at number 22. The Bob Dylan song was on the album Electric Ladyland in 1968. The late Jimi Hendrix Experience drummer Mitch Mitchell said that Jimi was a huge fan of Bob Dylan’s songwriting,…

Who Are Drinking

Who Are Drinking

The Who”s “Who Are You” album was certified gold for half a million sales 40 years ago today (September 20th, 1978).The song “Who Are You” peaked at number-14 on the Billboard Hot 100, the band’s third-highest-charting single behind “I Can See for Miles” and “See Me, Feel Me.” It was a troubled record for Keith…

It was an accident

It was an accident

Elton John’s “Funeral for a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding”  from the album: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in 1973, 2 songs that flow together perfectly weren’t written with each other in mind. Written byElton John and Bernie Taupin, they appear to segue seamlessly, Elton John says that he didn’t initially write “Funeral for a Friend”…

Vampires Uncovered

Vampires Uncovered

The wait shouldn’t be all that long for the new Hollywood Vampires album. Alice Cooper, just before he played the band’s final scheduled show of this year in Tokyo, Japan on Friday, said the band’s second album could be out for the holidays. “I know that the record company wants it coming out by November,…

Be The Hooters Listener of the Day & win tickets to Queen Extravaganza

Be The Hooters Listener of the Day & win tickets to Queen Extravaganza

Sign up for the 102.9 The Whale Hooters Listener of the Day and win tickets to Queen Extravaganza performing Queen’s Greatest Hits at the Toyota Oakdale Theater on September 29. Every day in the 12pm hour, we pick a new listener of the day. If you’re picked we play your 3 picks with you on air! Plus you…

It Was A Bunch Of Noise

It Was A Bunch Of Noise

What a coincidence…two late Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarists were born on this day,  September 14th, 1949: Ed King and the man who replaced him, Steve Gaines. Probably the greatest rock anthem ever was Lynyrd Skynyrd”s “Free Bird” on the album: Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd in 1973. Guitarist Ed King first met Lynyrd Skynyrd when they opened for…

Any I Helped

Any I Helped

Today was a big day for Sting, who began his first solo tour on September 13th, 1985 and made his theatrical stage debut in The Threepenny Opera in Washington, D.C. four years later to the day. The Police song: “Synchronicity II” was written by Sting from the album Synchonicity It was a hit song based…