Saturday, July 2, 2016

Win tickets to Western Speedway!

The Q! is excited to support Eve of Destruction at Western Speedway on July 9!

Listen to The Q! Afternoon Show with Ryan Awram (2:00 pm – 6:00 pm) all this week (July 4 – 8) for your chance to win a pair of tickets to check it out!

Click here to see a full schedule of events at Western Speedway.

The Q’s Rock Door-June-30-2016

Solve the Rock Door at 7:50am this week and win a can of Ed’s totally Baked Pork & Bains and tickets to the Victoria Shamrocks vs. Coquitlam Adanacs.

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Fridays at 8:40am, get into our pool to win the Lotto Max draw! We will always play two sets of random numbers and one set of seven numbers determined by the dryer gods.

Sorry, no win on the Friday, June 17th draw.
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Well done Crofton Fire Department.

Woah! That’s something you don’t see everyday… thankfully no one was hurt.

Why yes, I would like one of these.

Esquimalt Ribfest

100.3 The Q! is proud to present the fourth annual Esquimalt Ribfest!

Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11 at Esquimalt’s Bullen Park from 11am – 10pm each day.

Come out and enjoy this great family event while five, world-class, big-rig barbequers serve you the best food – and ribs – you’ve ever tasted

This event is free to attend and features:

  • Music and entertainment all weekend long
  • A rib cook-off between champion barbecue teams
  • Beer garden featuring local beer and cider
  • Giant kids zone with lots of activities for kids of all ages
  • 5th Annual Car, Rods & Rides Car Show (*Saturday only – see below for additional details)

Please note that this event is CASH ONLY and parking is limited – so people are encouraged to walk, bike, take the bus, carpool

Proceeds from the event will go towards local charities, including the Esquimalt Firefighters Charitable Fund.

And don’t miss out on the fifth annual RODS & RIDES CAR SHOW on Saturday, September 10 from 10am – 2pm in the Esquimalt Curling Rink parking lot.

Check out an amazing display of vintage cars, hot rods and motorcycles. Bring a new, unwrapped toy or a cash donation for The Q!’s TLC Fund For Kids and be entered into a special draw!

Salt Spring Island Music & Garlic Festival

100.3 The Q! is proud to present the second annual Salt Spring Island Music & Garlic Festival, Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 on Salt Spring Island.

This family-oriented festival celebrates music, community and farming and will feature local and regional sustainable food vendors, farming vendors, kids zone, ,music work shops, a garlic cook-off and top class music talent:

  • Saturday: The Odds, Jesse Roper, Petunia & The Vipers, Carmanah, Barefoot Thieves, El Jose Cuban Party, Daniel Lapp, Yaelwand & Battle of the Bands.
  • Sunday: Valdy & The Hometown Band, Jon & Roy, Shred Kelly, Jennie Allen Trio, The Georgia Basin Beat Collective, Maureen Washington, Graham Wardrop and Billie Woods.

Tickets are $40 for single-day (Sat or Sun) or $75 for both days (Sat and Sun) and can be found here.

Obit: Elvis Presley’s Guitarist Scotty Moore

Scotty Moore, the pioneering rock guitarist whose picking behind Elvis Presely’s first recordings for Sun Records, died Tuesday June 28th in Nashville. He was 84.

Moore was Elvis’ first guitarist on the singles released by Sun Records in 1954-1955. He worked behind Presley after he moved to RCA in 1956, appearing on Elvis hits including Heartbreak Hotel and Blue Suede Shoes.

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.

The 1997 album All the King’s Men featured Scotty Moore working with Presley’s former drummer D.J. Fontana and some of the musicians he influenced including Keith Richards and Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones, Levon Helm of the Band, Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick, and guitarist Jeff Beck.

Here’s Keith Richards talking about the influence Scotty Moore had on his early development as a guitarist.

Cliff’s Call-June-30-2016

Cliff’s Call, June 30th: Thoughts and Prayers

QMS-June-28-2016

colinjames_guitar__largeFrom Monday, June 27th to Thursday, June 30th win tickets to Colin James! at the Bodine Hall in the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney on Friday, August 5th.
Be caller #25 to 250-474-1003 when you hear one of Colin’s songs on The Q! Morning Show.

Fridays at 8:40am, get into our pool to win the Lotto Max draw! We will always play two sets of random numbers and one set of seven numbers determined by the dryer gods.

Sorry, no win on the Friday, June 17th draw.
MONEY LAUNDERIN' 20160617

Well done Crofton Fire Department.

Woah! That’s something you don’t see everyday… thankfully no one was hurt.

Why yes, I would like one of these.

Cliff’s Call-June-28-2016

Cliff’s Call, June 28th: Ron MacLean Back On Hockey Night In Canada.

Win Day Passes for Rock the Shores!

This week (June 27-30) on the Q Evening Show win a pair of day passes for Rock the Shores (Sunday July 24).

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You’ll want to be caller 9 when you hear the crowd going crazy “whaaaa ahhhh whoooo yeahhhh” between 7-8pm. Good luck!

Click here for more info on Rock the Shores

~Megan