A Day In The Car With AJR

A Day In The Car With AJR

A few days ago, AJR posted on facebook, “Guys we miss touring so ******* much it’s getting ridiculous. The heart of AJR is our live experience. But… we’re figuring out how to adapt and do something no ones ever done before. Stay tuned.” So here’s something they are doing to adapt. AJR announced that they…

Hella Mega Tour Dates Rescheduled

Hella Mega Tour Dates Rescheduled

The Hella Mega Tour dates were one of the first tours postponed earlier this year when coronavirus concerns surfaced. After much discussion, the North American leg of the tour will begin in July of 2021. The closest date for Southern Illinoisans will be the Chicago stop on August 15, 2021 at Wrigley Field. For the…

Hayley Williams Tweets Her Favorite Paramore Songs

Hayley Williams Tweets Her Favorite Paramore Songs

Hayley Williams recently released Petals for Armors, her solo LP. You can hear the lead single “Simmer” on your favorite station… That’s our station…. Alt2k, duh! Anyway, Hayley/Paramore fans were tweeting their top five Paramore songs, and Hayley joined in the fun! We definitely agree with #2, as we have “Hard Times” on our playlist as well.…

PVRIS, Oliver Tree, and More Alt2k Artists Releasing New Music in July

PVRIS, Oliver Tree, and More Alt2k Artists Releasing New Music in July

Do you love new music? We love new music! Some of the artists that you hear on Alt2k 92.7 have new music set to release in July! PVRIS- Use Me will release on 7/10. You can hear their songs “You And I” and “Hallucinations” on our station. Oliver Tree- Ugly Is Beautiful is set to release on…

Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong Join Living Room Concert Series

Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong Join Living Room Concert Series

Legendary musician Sir Elton John hosted the televised Living Room Concert Series on Fox Sunday night, and Alt 2K artists including Billie EIlish and Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong performed in efforts to raise money for Coronavirus relief efforts. Money raised, of which totals were not immediately available, was in support of Feeding America and…

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Covers Songs ‘Live From Home’

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard Covers Songs ‘Live From Home’

Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard has been covering a variety of songs in “Live From Home” sessions from his home studio the past week, recently covering John Lennon and Def Leppard Sunday. In efforts to raise spirits as COVID-19 spreads across the world, Gibbard live-streamed performances on Facebook of Lennon’s “Isolation,” plus covers from…

Billie Eilish Begins Work on Second Album, According to Brother

Billie Eilish Begins Work on Second Album, According to Brother

Billie Eilish has begun work on her second studio album, according to a Vulture interview with her brother/producer Finneas O’Connell. “We’ve started working on the new album, and I think the best thing we can do is stay out of our own way,” O’Connell said. “The first album was pretty pure in it’s intention. We…

Live Nation Suspending Tours Until End of March Due to Coronavirus

Live Nation Suspending Tours Until End of March Due to Coronavirus

With sports leagues, festivals and events suspending across the globe, Live Nation announced Thursday plans to suspend all tours around the world until the end of March due to COVID-19 concerns. First reported by Billboard, the entertainment company told employees it recognized the restrictions on large gatherings taking places around the world, and only select…

The Killers Announce New Album & Tour, Unleash New Single ‘Caution’

The Killers Announce New Album & Tour, Unleash New Single ‘Caution’

In an explosion of announcements Thursday, The Killers have revealed the release of a new album, Imploding the Mirage, alongside a massive May through December tour and a new single, “Caution.” In a statement on Twitter, the band said regarding the tour they’ve paid close attention to the COVID-19 spread throughout the world, and trust…

Pearl Jam Postpone 2020 Tour Amid Coronavirus-Related Concerns

Pearl Jam Postpone 2020 Tour Amid Coronavirus-Related Concerns

Pearl Jam Monday announced the postponement of their 2020 North American tour (St. Louis included) due to coronavirus-related concerns. The band released a statement on their website: “As residents of the city of Seattle, we’ve been hit hard and have witnessed firsthand how quickly these disastrous situations can escalate. […] We have and will always keep the safety…

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