Domino's Pizza Football Friday Night
Join WJER's Rob Brindley and Michael Roberts for Domino's Pizza Football Friday Night: The Pre-game Show every Friday at 5:30 p.m. Rob and Michael will have pre-game talk about key match-ups in the area. The guys will also be giving away prizes including a certificate for a FREE Domino's Pizza!
WJER and Parkway Nissan Team Up for Tribe Ticket Giveaway
Stick around after the game for The Post-Game Show. Rob and Michael are back with in-depth game analysis, all of the local scores with the Smith Ambulance Scoreboard Update, and even a chance to win a Domino's pizza!
You can stay connected and interact with the Football Friday Night team! Follow the guys on Twitter: @footballfridayn
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WJER Radio and Parkway Nissan want to send you to see the Tribe!
Tune in the week of September 22nd during the Morgan in the Morning show and listen for your chance to call in and win a four-pack of tickets to see the Cleveland Indians take on the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday, September 27th at 6:05 p.m., which is Fan Appreciation Night AND Dollar Dog Night at Progressive Field! And stick around for fireworks after the game!
Watch for Parkway Nissan’s new showroom coming soon! See full details at www.iloveparkway.com.
Attention coffee lovers! McDonald’s McCafé Coffee is made with 100% Arabica beans, and you can try one for FREE! From September 16th – 29th, guests can get a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating McDonald’s restaurants across the country as part of McDonald’s second national Free Coffee Event.
Warehouse Space Needed for Share-A-Christmas Toy Distribution
“This sampling event is really a chance to say ‘thank you’ to customers who visit us regularly and ‘welcome’ to folks who want to try our premium coffee,” said Jen Vastano, Regional Marketing Manager for McDonald’s in Northeast Ohio.
To celebrate, McDonald’s is calling on people across the nation to “sip and tell” their embarrassing pre-coffee moments on social media with @McCafe using the hashtag #SipandTell. Select social media fans with morning mishap stories like missing the last train to work on Monday or leaving the house with mismatched shoes will be surprised by @McCafe with custom gifts and experiences to help start their morning off right.
To learn more about McDonald’s McCafé coffee, click the following link: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLKkYatWHDPatnJw8NABx1u-oD_L8HcnC4
Satisfy your morning coffee craving with a McCafé Coffee!
Share-A-Christmas 2014 is underway, and your help is urgently needed for this to be a successful year!
Review: "Who's Bad? The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band" at the Kent State Performing Arts Center
Space for toy distribution has not yet been secured, and we are asking for the public’s help with finding a suitable location. The space must be a minimum of 10,000 square feet, be handicapped accessible, have plenty of parking, have electric and heat, and be available for the month of December.
If you own or lease a warehouse or similar building and would like to make it available for this countywide program, please call T4C Director Louise Worsham at 330-343-6012.
A Dover or New Philadelphia location is preferable as that is where the majority of the Share-A-Christmas recipients live, but we will consider all locations.
This message is brought to you by the people who make the Toy Drive possible – WJER Radio.
Listen— you and me? We know Michael Jackson. We grew up with him. Remember that tiny kid with the powerful voice and so much presence he made the four other Jacksons vanish? They tried, Lord knows. Appearing on Soul Train later, they started off the act with Michael in the back, and had JERMAINE in five foot letters behind them. Then the music started, and the glare of Michael’s bright star once again washed them right out.
Then solo. The Off the Wall album. I remember sitting at a girlfriend’s house, listening to that album again and again. And the breathless excitement of seemingly every living human in the USA waiting for the Thriller video debut.
Michael was the soundtrack of our lives.
At the PAC at KSU Tuscarawas Saturday night, Who’s Bad? The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band gave a mostly full house a non-stop, two-hour, fever-pitched trek through all of it. The act started off with Taalib York as a moonwalking, kicking, dancing, forehead-curl Michael. He brought so much contagious power to his performance that I’m sure more than a few audience members shared my thought: “Well, he can’t keep that up.” Three numbers in, York left the stage and out came Joseph Bell, pushing the envelope just as hard and bringing the crowd to its feet as a lower-key, yet dead-on, flowing-haired Michael. The two of them switched off through a two-hour concert, belting out all the best of the Jackson catalog. P.Y.T (Pretty Young Thing), Billie Jean, Thriller, Man in the Mirror – everything from the Motown years to the end. The audience rose to its feet again and again, waving, clapping, sending the strong emotions of their collective memories to the stage and soaking up the powerful vibe of the members of Who’s Bad? I was seated next to a woman who was likely beginning to bounce great-grandchildren on her knee. She was as infected with the energy of the evening as the breakdancing tikes who took the stage to help back up P.Y.T. Once the music started, none of us stopped moving.
With constant video of the real Michael in the background throughout, the band left the stage briefly for a memorial tribute video. It was the only time the crowd was subdued.
Who’s Bad? The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band is the longest-running such band and the only one that was around before the King of Pop’s untimely death. They offered a very fine tribute, indeed.
Find out more about them at whosbadmusic.com.
Geib Givebacks Grow by $450 after Week Two of High School Football
Upcoming Shows at the Kent State Performing Arts Center
For the past three football seasons, the Geib Funeral Homes sponsored "Geib Givebacks" in WJER's Dover and New Philadelphia football broadcasts. Each week, the Tornadoes and Quakers played for a group within their school systems, with $25 for each touchdown going to that week's selected group. This season, Geib Givebacks return but with a twist.
Now, Dover and New Philadelphia will work together to score one big Geib Giveback donation for a Tuscarawas County organization. For every touchdown scored, the donation will grow by $25, with the season-ending total awarded to a group selected by the public.
To participate, log on to the Geib Facebook page, and nominate a Tuscarawas County organization deserving of the donation. It can be a church or school group, civic organization, club, or non-profit deserving of the award. Starting with kickoff each Friday and going through Wednesday at 5:00 p.m., nominations will be taken and voted on. Each week, the group with the most Facebook votes will go onto the final ballot. Then be sure to come back and vote for the winner from 9 finalists during Dover-Phila Week.
So what are you waiting for? Log on to Facebook and nominate your favorite local organization to go into the running for this season's Geib Giveback award! The current total is $450, and it will grow with every touchdown. The first two finalists are the NP South Elementary PTO, and Otterbein United Methodist Church. It's the Geib way of giving back to the communities they serve.
The Kent State Performing Arts Center recently unveiled their 2014-2015 season lineup, and you can expect lots of great performances this year!
Scheduled performances include:
Grand Slam Contest
Saturday, September 13th at 7:30 p.m.: Who's Bad - The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band
Monday, September 15th at 6:00 p.m.: Rainforest Reptile Shows
Sunday, September 28th at 7:30 p.m.: Jekyll & Hyde
Thursday, October 16th at 7:30 p.m.: The Tempest
Wednesday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m.: Little Theatre of Tuscarawas County presents - The Crucible
Monday, November 10th at 7:30 p.m.: Dancing Pros - Live
Saturday, November 22nd at 7:30 p.m.: Kristine Jackson and Austin Walkin' Cane - Cabaret Series
Tuesday, December 16th at 7:30 p.m.: Holiday Spectacular on Ice
Thursday, December 18th at 4:00 and 8:00 p.m.: Mannheim Steamroller Christmas
Saturday, January 3rd at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 4th at 3:00 p.m.: STOMP
Thursday, January 22nd at 7:30 p.m.: Sister Act
Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 p.m.: The Southern Fried Chicks' Cage-Free Comedy Tour
Wednesday, February 11th at 7:30 p.m.: Flashdance the Musical
Wednesday, February 18th at 7:30 p.m.: Million Dollar Quartet
Thursday, February 26th at 6:00 p.m.: Jim Henson's Sid the Science Kid
Sunday, March 1st at 7:30 p.m.: Get the Led Out - the American Led Zeppelin
Saturday, March 7th at 7:30 p.m.: Memphis
Friday, March 27th at 7:30 p.m.: Peter and the Starcatcher
Tuesday, April 7th at 7:30 p.m.: The Mikado
Saturday, May 16th at 7:30 p.m.: Night Ranger
Saturday, June 6th at 7:30 p.m.: Franc D'Ambrosio with the Tuscarawas Philharmonic
Tune in to 1450 WJER on Wednesday afternoons for ticket giveaways and updates from Mike Morelli, General Manager of the Performing Arts Center, to find out what's happening at the PAC throughout the season.
It's time once again for the Grand Slam contest! For each Cleveland Indians game, we will choose one contestant. If the Tribe hits a grand slam during the game, our contestant for that day will be entered into a drawing to win $500 courtesy of First Federal Community Bank. Even if the Indians don't hit a grand slam, our contestant will still receive four FREE small beverages off of the McCafé menu at any McDonald's in Tuscarawas County. At the end of the season, we will draw one name from all the contestants who had grand slams during "their" games and award the $500!
Contestants who had grand slams during their game:
Beverly Rieger of Strasburg (grand slam by Nick Swisher on June 19th)
Be sure to register at any First Federal Community Bank location, any of the Parkway Auto Dealerships on Commercial Parkway in Dover, or right here at WJER Radio for your chance to win. Tune in to 1450 WJER to catch all the Cleveland Indians action this season!
Click "Read More" for official rules and details.