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97.9 WGRD’s April 2015 Playlist [Video]

The Pretty Reckless' 'Follow Me Down'

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WGRD Beers of the Month

Grand Rapids is Beer City USA!

Embrace that hoppy honor by knocking back some locally-crafted brews, choosing from among the WGRD Beers of the Month -- all specially made right here in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

Cheers!

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Producer Joe Attempts Two-Banana Challenge [Video]

The other day on The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show, we were introduced to the two-banana challenge.

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GRD’s Dumb Internet Challenge 6 — The Banana Challenge [Video]

This week, The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show posted and talked about a dumb challenge video where a woman had to stick two bananas in her mouth in 30 seconds. She did it with ease.

But how would DJs do at this same dumb challenge? That was among the questions for this week's Dumb Internet Challenge!

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King of the Wing 2015
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King of the Wing 2015 Rocked Grand Rapids with Amazing Chicken Wings [Photo/Video]

The third annual King of the Wing hit The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

Everyone got to enjoy some amazing chicken wings courtesy of the competitors, who really took their wings to the next level!

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Local Rock Show Coming to The Stache on April 3 [Video]

Looking for some good local rock to jam too?

The Stache has a fever, and you've got the cure...that was seriously the cheesiest thing I have ever written in my life.

Deadwood Stone, Kill All Control, Bled Life, Dirt Chili, and Edge From Falling will be at The Stache on April 3 for a super cheap show!

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Flashback: Eric Zane and Producer Joe’s 15-Second Fights Revisited [Videos]

On The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show today, we were discussing our upcoming live show in Springfield, Ill., with 92.7 QLZ.

Since there were technical issues with the show last year, we're all a bit nervous. Eric Zane then declared that if there are any issues, he will fight the responsible party.

This reminded us of the times when we used to settle disputes here on the show with some good, old-fashioned fisticuffs.

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Register to Win a Pair of Tickets to Breaking Benjamin at the Orbit Room!

I knew that this show was going to sell out! I warned everyone that it was going too!

Breaking Benjaming & Young Guns will be making their way to the Orbit Room on May 19. Tickets are completely sold out!

However, there is one way to get tickets to the show, and that is of course through...

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Michigan’s Own Upon Wings Unveils New Song ‘You Are My Weapon’ [Video]

Upon Wings is a great Lansing-based band, and has a new EP and single out for us all to enjoy. Anne Autumn Erickson is a classically-trained vocalist, and frontwoman for the band, and if you like bands like Nightwish, The Gathering, Epica, and other gothic bands, you'll really enjoy Upon Wings!

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Johnnie and Ned Escape Work Again to Eat Amazing Chicken Wings at Wing Doozy [Video]

King of the Wing is Wednesday, March 25, at the Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids, kicking off at 5 p.m.!

We're so excited to be eating wings with you, we got a head start!

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‘Free Beer & Hot Wings’ Takes BMW 5 Sedan For Ride Courtesy Sharpe BMW [Sponsored]

"The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show" took the show on the road this month, and Sharpe BMW provided the vehicle to get the crew there -- a beautiful BMW 5 Series diesel sedan.

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Crooked Goose in Standale Has Amazing Wings Ready to Serve for King of the Wing 2015 [Video]

King of the Wing 2015 is less than a week away, on March 25th at The Woods in downtown Grand Rapids, and WGRD is gearing up to eat a bunch of wings with you! How do we gear up?

We eat a bunch of the wings people are bringing to serve up! How else?

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