Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Windsor’s PURE Country 89 is giving away a pair of tickets to see Morgan Wallen on the ONE NIGHT AT A TIME WORLD TOUR at Ford Field on 30 June 2023 – with special guests Hardy, Ernest, and Bailey Zimmerman. The prize includes one night hotel accommodation in Detroit! Listen to Chris Byrne in the afternoons this week for hourly CODEWORDS. Text the CODEWORD to 89089 to enter. Contest closes on 8 December 2022 at 7 PM ET. Standard Rates May Apply.

Listen to Calgary’s CJAY 92 to win your way in to METALLICA! From November 30th to December 8th, 2022, listen to CJAY 92 for your chance to win a four-pack of tickets to both concert dates! Anytime a METALLICA song plays on CJAY 92, text the word METALLICA to 929292 to be entered for your chance to win.

CJAY 92 Rocks Metallica’s M72 World Tour shows on August 23rd and 25th, 2024, at Commonwealth Stadium in Edmonton! For all the details about the tour – and the band’s new album – Click here! Ticket go on sale to the general public this Friday, December 2nd, 2022 at 10:00am/MST via Ticketmaster. Standard text messaging rates may apply.

Virgin Radio Toronto wants to send you to see Ed in Sin City with Plus, you could win $500 to get you ready for the show!

Tune into Virgin Radio 99.9 FM Toronto weekdays at 8a, 10a, 12p, 2p, 4p and 6p and listen for the cue-to-text CODEWORD. Then, text the CODEWORD followed by your FULL NAME to 99999 to enter. You could be seeing Ed Sheeran LIVE in Las Vegas! Powered by – The Smarter Way to Book Travel! Standard text messaging rates may apply. Contest closes at 6:00 p.m. ET on December 2, 2022. 

Play ‘ONE & DONE’ on your mobile phone with Virgin Radio Montréal. Virgin will play one second of a hit song – get the song title right to win FREE CASH! Get it wrong, and the jackpot increases. All participants will be entered to win a Queen-sized mattress and pillows from Polysleep – the best mattress made in Canada! Listen at 8a, 9a, 4p, & 5p! When you hear the cue to enter, text “WIN” and your full name to 99999 for a chance to play. Standard text rates may apply.

Canadian rock band July Talk are playing LIVE at the Stardust Drive-In Theatre on August 12 + 13. Tune in to Toronto’s 102.1 The EDGE for a your chance to win your way into this show. When the EDGE plays songs from their new album, Pray For It, or any other of their hits text your name and July Talk to 102 102 and you could win access to the show on August 13th for you and a friend.

Can’t make the show in person, but don’t want to miss out? We’ll also be giving away a handful unique streaming codes via text too, so you can watch the show from anywhere! [Standard text rates may apply. Available on all Canadian mobile networks].

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97.7 HTZ-FM’s Rocksearch competition, in concert with Millstreet Brewery – Poured with Purpose​ – is a legendary hunt for the best new Rock band across Southern Ontario.

In the past, we’ve helped launch some pretty awesome Canadian Rock acts who’ve gone on to be some of the biggest around, including Finger Eleven, The Trews, The Standstills and The Glorious Sons!

Click here to listen to the bands and then text in your choice to 977977. (June 26th, 2020 @ 11:59pm ET. Standard text messaging rates may apply – text voting is available on all Canadian mobile networks).

WR@M5966 Ottawa’s boom 99.7 [CJOT-FM] has hooked up a new mobile messaging service. To text the station, simply send your messages to the station’s new text number 99-7-99.
The messaging service will permit audiences to engage with shows, through live DJ chat, and offer an instant opt in channel for on-air contests and interactive music services.


Ottawa’s JUMP FM is giving fans a chance to see Eminem and Rihanna on their Monster Tour at the Met Life Stadium in New York. Starting Friday August 1 at 4pm ET;  whenever you hear an Eminem or Rihanna song play on JUMP! – text the word MONSTER to 586736 from your mobile. The winner plus a friend will be flown by the station to New York for 3 days and nights at The Lexington in the heart of Manhattan’s East side. Round trip airfares are included and of course; 2 floor seats to the show! Standard texting rates may apply to enter – typical rate you text a mate.


Southern Ontario’s best rock station, HTZ-FM, is giving rock fans a chance to win tickets to see Mötley Crüe in Toronto for the bands FINAL TOUR EVER!  Enter on your mobile by texting the keyword MOTLEY to 977977 and receive automatic entry.

This prize includes a pair of tickets to the show on August 10th at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre! PLUS a Mötley Crüe Schecter Bass guitar! Competition lines are open on all Canadian mobile networks. Lines close sharp on August 3rd, 2014 @ 11:59pm ET. Standard network rates may apply – the typical rate you text a mate!


Ottawa’s JUMP! 106.9 has launched the JT, You and Your Crew text to win contest. Up for grabs are 4 premium seat tickets to see Justin Timberlake live at the Canadian Tire Centre on July 22nd. JUMP! 106.9 will also get you and your crew there and back in a limo – PLUS – dinner before the show!

For your chance to participate: simply text JT to 586736, when you hear a Justin Timberlake song play on air. Competition lines and contest will close sharp on Sunday, July 20th, 23:59 ET. Standard text rates may apply – typical rate you text a mate.


Niagara’s EZ Rock 105.7 and Kavar Jewellers are giving listeners the chance to win 4 tickets to see One Direction in concert this summer. To enter is simple. Between June 12th & 26th, every time you hear a One Direction song on 105.7 EZ Rock, text SUMMER followed by your name to 10570 and you’ll be automatically entered. The winner will be called on-air with Rick Hodge and Lori Love between 5:30am – 8:59am on Monday, June 30th, 2014. Competition is available on all Canadian mobile networks. Lines close on June 26th Noon ET. Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Standard SMS rates may apply. Send STOP to unsubscribe.


London rock station HTZ-FM 97.7 is giving away the complete Soundgarden Discography – plus – tickets to see them in concert with Nine Inch Nails on July 27th at the Molson Canadian Amphitheater. To enter this competition: Text SUPERUNKNOWN followed by your name to 977-977. Calls may cost your standard rate – same rate as texting a mate.  Lines are open on all Canadian mobile networks until midnight ET on June 16th.


VIRGIN Radio Toronto is giving you the chance to win tickets to EVERY show this Summer.The biggest names: Katy, Gaga, Bruno, Jay Z and Beyonce and more. Over Twenty Shows. Over Forty Tickets. Winner takes all. To participate simply text WINNER TAKES ALL to 99999. Standard text rates may apply – same rate as texting a mate. Competition lines are open on all Canadian mobile phone networks.


Posted: April 25, 2014 in All News, Broadcasting, Music

MEGAThe Molson Canadian Amphitheater is Canada’s ultimate venue to experience the best in country music. London’s BX93 is giving its loyal fans a chance to win their way to there with the 2014 COUNTRY MEGATICKET contest.  Country fans across Canada can text in to win for a chance to see Paisley, McGraw, Aldean, Miranda and Rascal Flatts.  For an automatic ballot entry – simply text the code word MEGAfollowed by your first and last name – to 93-93-93 at anytime between April 23rd – 27th.  The MEGATICKET winner will be announced on the Dave & Rachel Show on April 29th. The MEGATICKET competition line is available on all Canadian mobile networks – your agreed network standard rates may apply – same call rate as texting a friend.

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North America’s leading high street music retailer, HMV Canada, has just utilized Facebook and mobile text messaging to promote their new digital service – the VAULT,  A new sensible way to manage & store your mobile music listening! While stocks lasted – their loyal Facebook fans were able to text a unique keyword to 288288 to obtain a code to download free music tracks from the VAULT.  The VAULT is a new innovative service that enables you to download and stream music to your favorite devices. Discover more about the VAULT online here.


What do you get when you take a Beatle and put him in Beantown? You get part one of the Paul McCartney Classic Rock Roadtrip in Boston! Sir Paul rocks Boston on July 9th and you could be right there with your best friend, courtesy of Toronto radio station Q107 (the Mighty Q) and Porter Airlines!

Here’s what you gotta do! Every weekday, tune in to hear Derringer In The Morning announce the Paul McCartney Song of the Day. When we play it, get out your phone and text the song title to 107-777*! You could win a remastered Wings Over America release and Rockshow DVD! But the best part is that you’ll be on the short list to win the grand prize trip to Boston! You’ll fly with Porter Airlines from downtown Toronto’s island airport, and stay at the Boston Harbour Hotel, courtesy of Porter Escapes!

So keep it locked to Q107, and get your texting thumbs in shape!

The Contest entry period commences at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time (“ET”) on May 27, 2013 and concludes at 11:59 p.m. ET on June 21, 2013. *Your mobile carrier’s standard text messaging call rates may apply.

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On Feb 20th 2012;  the legendary Megadeth will perform their Gigantour at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre.  Also headlining will be;  monsters of rock legends Motörhead;  Volbeat and Lacuna Coil.  For your chance to win two tickets to the gig: Text MEGADETH t0 104040 for an automatic ballot entry into the draw. A $0.50 network fee applies for each text entry. Mobile contest ends Feb 12th, 2012, 11:59pm PT. Winners announced on TEAM Radio 1040 AM.

The kings of thrash – Slayer – and Rob Zombie are back in action with their Hell on Earth tour. The tour hits Vancouver on August 3rd, 2011 and the folks at TEAM Radio are giving away a pair of VIP tickets to the event. For a chance to win tickets (PLUS a backstage meet and greet) text message the word ZOMBIE to 104040. $0.50 per text message entry.

Power 97 presents Rock on the Range, August 20th at Canad Inns Stadium! For a chance to win VIP tickets: simply text the keyword RANGER into 212223. ($0.50 per text).

Once you have texted in – tune in to Winnipeg’s best rock station – Power 97 – and listen out for Rock on the Range winners – we could be calling your mobile!

On October 27th 2011, at Rogers Arena – Vancouver, Roger Daltrey will be performing Tommy live on stage. TEAM Radio is giving its listeners  a chance to win tickets to see Roger perform hit tunes such as “Pinball Wizard,” “The Acid Queen,” “I’m Free,” “See Me, Feel Me” and “We’re Not Gonna Take It” plus other Who favorites. For a chance to win simply text the word TOMMY to 104040 – a $0.50 network fee applies per text entry.