Meriden Daffodil Festival

Meriden Daffodil Festival

Come out to the annual Meriden Daffodil Festival on Saturday April 27th and Sunday April 28th! Held each year on the last weekend in April, the Meriden Daffodil Festival is fun for the whole family! With exciting rides, unique and creative foods, a juried craft fair, and an amazing fireworks show—all set against 600,000 beautiful…

102.9 THE WHALE $5000 NAME GAME

102.9 THE WHALE $5000 NAME GAME

  102.9 The Whale $5000 Name Game starts on Monday 3/25! Sign up, then listen weekdays at 8am, 10am, Noon, 2pm and 4pm (between ten and quarter past each hour). When you hear your name, call back within 10 minutes to win up to ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS! Powered by Terryville Chevrolet– This month is truck…

Win tickets to see Nickelback with special guest Fozzy

Win tickets to see Nickelback with special guest Fozzy

Listen to Eddie Sab afternoons this week from 2-6p for your chance to see Nickelback with special guest Fozzy! Show is happening Thursday August 22, 2019 at Mohegan Sun Arena Brought to you by 102.9 The Whale and Mohegan Sun – Full of Life.  

It was a jam, man

It was a jam, man

Peter Frampton celebrates his 69th birthday today (April 22nd).  A rehearsal studio jam became a Top 10 hit. The jam turned into “Do You Feel Like We Do” from the album: Frampton Comes Alive in 1976. Peter Frampton, Mick Gallagher, Rick Wills and John Siomos wrote it from their jam. As a solo artist, Peter…

Win Tickets to Iron Maiden

Win Tickets to Iron Maiden

Play Picozzi’s 30 Second 6 Song Challenge at 7:30a this week and win tickets to see Iron Maiden at the Xfinity Theater on Aug 3 Powered by Live Nation

It was about a girl

It was about a girl

The Doors released L-A Woman, their sixth and final album with Jim Morrison, on April 19th, 1971.  “Love Her Madly” was the one song Robby Krieger actually wrote about someone in particular. It was on the album: L.A. Woman in 1971 and peaked at number-11 on the Billboard Hot 100. “Love Her Madly” was the…

Way, Way Back

Way, Way Back

Rush were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame six years ago today (April 18th). The song “Working Man” goes way, way back. It’s on the album titled Rush in 1974 but it goes back further.  It was not released as a single, but a fan and rock radio favorite throughout the band’s…

What the Hell Does that Song Mean

What the Hell Does that Song Mean

The Band played their first solo show — after serving as Bob Dylan’s band — 50 years ago today (April 17th) at Winterland in San Francisco. The song “The Weight” has been recorded by many. It was on the album: Music From Big Pink in 1968. Robbie Robertson got the writing credit, but Levon Helm…

They wanted to

They wanted to

“Lonesome Dave” Peverett was born 69 years ago today (April 16th). (Dave Edmunds, who produced the studio version of “I Just Want to Make Love to You,” turned 75 yesterday.) The song was a Willie Dixon song and they had played it once in a previous band and thought it was a good song to…

Couldn’t He Afford the Airfare?

Couldn’t He Afford the Airfare?

Alan Parsons known for engineering and production on Abby Road, Let it Be, Dark Side of the Moon and his own Alan Parson’s Project has a new solo album coming out April 26th. Original Foreigner singer Lou Gramm is featured on. He sings the song “Sometimes.” But he didn’t travel to Santa Barbara where Alan…