Twenty One Pilots Take Over 101WKQX as Part of Their Takeøver Tour in Chicago

Chicago’s Alternative Rock Station Broadcasts This Week as Twenty 101WKQX; Gives Away Tickets to Twenty One Pilots’ Sold-Out Chicago Shows On-Air All Week

CHICAGO, IL, October 12, 2021 – Cumulus Chicago’s Alternative Rock station 101WKQX announces that it is being taken over this week by Rock band Twenty One Pilots, as part of the band’s Takeøver Tour. The station will broadcast all week long as Twenty 101WKQX. Twenty One Pilots launched their global Takeøver Tour last month, where each stop features multiple dates and shows, from intimate venues to large arenas. Chicago’s sold out Takeøver Tour shows kick off tonight at Chicago’s Bottom Lounge, followed by shows at House of Blues, Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom and the United Center.

The 101WKQX station takeover includes Twenty One Pilots’ lead vocalist Tyler Joseph and drummer Josh Dun taking over the101WKQX studio every weekday at 12:00pm/Noon with a specially curated playlist of their favorite songs, including deep cuts. They will also be introducing their own songs on the air throughout each day, while sharing special stories from writing, recording and performing. WKQX will also give away tickets to Twenty One Pilots’ sold-out Chicago shows all week long with Brian, Ali & Justin each morning, Jon Manley from 10am-2pm, and Lauren O’Neil from 2-6pm through Friday this week.

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