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Win Tickets to the New Year’s Eve Singles Bash at the Orbit Room

This Saturday is New Year's Eve and for those that don't have anyone to share the night with, it can be a lonely time. However, there's no need to be down about it as a bunch of singles like you will be The Orbit Room for the New Year's Eve Singles Bash! Find out how to win tickets to the party.

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Chevelle to Occupy the Orbit Room in Grand Rapids in February

Chevelle are gearing up to hit the road early next year and luckily Grand Rapids will be the city to kick off their tour. The trio will headline The Orbit Room on February 24.

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Win Tickets to See Streetlight Manifesto and Reel Big Fish

97.9 GRD welcomes Streetlight Manifesto and Reel Big Fish, with special guests Rodeo Ruby Love and Lionize, December 6 at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids! GRD Freeloaders can enter to win a pair of tickets to the show.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Show Host Another Edition of ThinkFast

97.9 GRD and the Free Beer & Hot Wings Show continued the Thanksgiving Eve tradition of putting on the Big Fancy ThinkFast Game Show last Wednesday night (November 23) at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids. Teams of four competed for a chance to win up to $1,000! However, ThinkFast is not for the timid. Check out photos from the event in our gallery.

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Register for ThinkFast, Win Up to $1,000 Night of Show

The Big, Fancy ThinkFast Game Show is exactly one week away at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids. Hosted by the Free Beer & Hot Wings Show, teams of 4 will compete on the night of November 23 in one of the most adult-themed game shows you've ever been a part of. From guessing what kind of answers unsuspecting victims will give to Producer Joe in "Stright Talk", to crazy segments like "Dance Contest" and "Orgasm Contest" (yeah, you read that right), it's guaranteed to be a good night. 

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Win Tickets to See Anthrax Tonight at The Orbit Room

97.9 GRD welcomes Anthrax and Testament, with special guests Death Angel, tonight at The Orbit Room! Looking for a last chance at winning tickets? Keep reading to find out how. 

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Win Tickets to See John Hiatt and Big Head Todd at The Orbit Room

97.9 GRD welcomes John Hiatt And The Combo and Big Head Todd And The Monsters this Tuesday at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids. How would you like to go to the show for free? Find out how after the jump.

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Bush Make Their Return to Grand Rapids at The Orbit Room

After a near 10-year hiatus, Bush returned to the music scene last year with frontman Gavin Rossdale once again leading the charge. After releasing their latest album The Sea of Memories last month, the first since 2001's Golden State, the band hit the road to promote the record. Bush headlined The Orbit Room last night (Tuesday) and met with lucky GRD listeners before the show. Check out our photo gallery from the show.

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Bush to Headline The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids October 4

U.K. rockers Bush have been on an extended hiatus since they disbanded back in 2002. That all changed when frontman Gavin Rossdale reformed the band in June of last year. Bush will embark on a North American tour this fall, making a stop at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids on October 4.

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Tickets to See Social Distortion at the Orbit Room on Sale Now

Punk icons Social Distortion are ready to do some damage at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids for a GRD show on November 27. The date is part of the just announced fall tour for the band, who are currently promoting their album Hard Times and Nursery Rhymes.

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Taking Back Sunday Take Over The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids

Taking Back Sunday played an awesome set at The Orbit Room in Grand Rapids Thursday night. It was a good mix of some new songs but more older tunes for the crowd to enjoy. If you didn't go to the show last night, see what you missed after the jump.

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Taking Back Sunday Come Full Circle in Grand Rapids

Taking Back Sunday have gone through a lot of changes over the years. Members have come and gone, albums have become more ambitious and the remaining roster have matured as time went on. That maturity has not been more evident than in the return of guitarist John Nolan and bassist Shaun Cooper, part of the beloved Tell All Your Friends lineup. Nolan and lead vocalist Adam Lazzara sat down with me before their show at the Orbit Room Thursday night to talk about the evolution of Taking Back Sunday and how going back brought them forward.

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