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Ticket Vault: U2’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour

All week long, the River Ticket Vault is opening up twice a day with your chance to win a pair of tickets for U2’s eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE Tour 2018 at Infinite Energy Arena on May 28…BEFORE you can buy them! 

Tickets will also be available for the Verified Fan public sale that begins on Monday, November 20 at 10:00 am. All fans must register by Saturday, November 18 for the opportunity to unlock access to tickets. To begin, visit

The River Ticket Vault is secured by Ackerman Security 

Win Bill Maher tickets!

Make sure you listen to Kaedy Kiely this week, she has your chances to win a pair of tickets to An Evening With Bill Maher Live Stand-Up Tour on June 23, 2018 at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

Tickets available at on Friday at 10am.

Steve’s College of Musical Knowledge: Dead & Co.

This week in Steve’s College of Musical Knowledge, you could win a pair of ticket to Dead & Company at Philips Arena on November 29. 


The celebrated group features original Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir alongside singer/guitarist John Mayer, Allman Brothers’ bassist Oteil Burbridge and Fare Thee Well and RatDog keyboardist Jeff Chimenti. Continuing in the tradition of the Grateful Dead, the group draws from the Dead’s vast catalog of songs and is taking the iconic music catalogue to new heights. 


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Cox Media Group Atlanta Prize and Contest FAQs

I won a prize! Now what?

General Prize Pick Up Questions

Q: When can I pick up my prize?

A: When you won, the DJ should have mentioned one of the following statements:

1. When your prize will be ready for pickup.


2. The prize is not ready yet and someone from Promotions will give you a call when you can pick it up.

NOTE: Please do not come to pick up your prize before the time specified. It will likely not be ready for pickup early. 

If you do not remember what the DJ said, email us at and provide the following info so we can answer your questions as quickly as possible:

1. Winner Name

2. Radio Station

3. Date Won

4. Prize Won

5. Question/Concern

Q: Where can I pick up my prize?

A: We are located in the Cox Media Group/WSB Television & Radio building at 1601 W. Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309 []. Your prize will be with our receptionist in the front lobby.

Q: When is the office open?

A: 8:30am-5:30pm Monday-Friday except Holidays. If you plan to pick up your prize on a holiday or a day before/after a holiday, call the front desk at 404-897-7500 for updated office hours to make sure we are open.

Q: What do I need to claim my prize?

 A: In order to claim your prize you need to present the following:

1. Valid Georgia Government-Issued Photo ID (Examples: Unexpired Georgia State ID Card, Drivers License, Military ID stating your GA address)

2. If you do not have a Valid Georgia Government-Issued Photo ID you can provide the following:

a. Valid Out-of-State Government-Issued Photo ID, expired Georgia Government-Issued Photo ID, or valid U.S. Passport AND a copy of a utility bill (invoiced within the last 45 days) to show proof of Georgia residency

Q: I live far away, or work from during your office hours every day, what are my other options for prize pick up?

A: You can send someone else to pick up your prize but the person claiming your prize MUST have the following information with them at the time of pick up (no exceptions):

    • A copy of your valid Georgia Government-Issued Photo ID
    • A signed note from you stating: “I, [your name], allow [their name] to claim my prize [insert prize info] from [radio station]. [Signed and dated by you]
    • The person you authorize must be 18 years of age and present a valid Government-Issued Photo ID when he/she comes to pick up your prize.

Q: Can my tickets be left at Will Call at the event?

A: No, tickets are not permitted to be picked up at Will Call. You or someone who is authorized by you (see above) must sign paperwork to claim the tickets.

Q: How long do I have to pick up my prize after I win?

A: For prizes like gift cards, tickets for attractions, etc. – you have 30 days from the day you are notified that the prize is ready for pickup, either by the DJ or a representative from Promotions. Your prize will be forfeited after 30 days. 

A: For concert and event tickets that are for a specific date:

· You have until 5pm day of event OR if the event is on a weekend or holiday, you have until 5pm the weekday before the event to claim your tickets. 

Q: Can I sell my tickets?

A: No, you cannot sell the tickets or prizes you have won, per the Official Rules (link to each station’s General Contest Rules). 

Q: How often can I win a prize from Cox Media Group Atlanta?

A: Per the Official Rules (link to each station’s General Contest Rules): Only one (1) prize winner may be selected from the same household every sixty (60) days in connection with any contest/sweepstakes sponsored or administered by any of the CMG-Atlanta radio stations:

· News 95.5 and AM750 WSB (WSB-AM, WSBB-FM)

· B98.5 (WSB-FM)

· 97.1 The River (WSRV-FM)

· KISS 104.1 (WALR-FM)

If you or a member of your household has won a prize from any of the above CMG Atlanta radio stations within the last sixty (60) days, you will be ineligible to receive a prize in a current contest/sweepstakes. 

Example: If you win concert tickets from 97.1 The River on Monday, you CANNOT win another prize from B98.5 the next day, a week later, etc. You must wait sixty (60) days to be eligible to win again on ANY CMG Atlanta radio station.

NOTE: Roommates count as a residing in the same household.

“Cash Prize” FAQs

Q: What do I need to do to receive my check?

A: You must complete all necessary paperwork required by Cox Media Group Atlanta within 30 days of winning or else the prize will be forfeited. Paperwork and instructions will be emailed to you.

Paperwork can be completed via FAX, email, or in person at our offices during normal business hours (as noted above).

In addition to the paperwork, you must also provide a photo copy of a Valid Georgia Government-Issued Photo ID.

Any winner with a Valid Out-of-State Government-Issued Photo ID, expired Georgia Government-Issued Photo ID, or valid U.S. Passport must also provide a copy of a utility bill (invoiced within the last 45 days) to show proof of Georgia residency.

Q: How long does it take to receive a check?

A: Checks are issued within eight (8) weeks following receipt of completed paperwork and ID.

Didn’t answer your question above?

For the quickest response: Email with the information below:

  1. Winner Name
  2. Radio Station
  3. Date Won
  4. Prize Won
  5. Question/Concern

Call 404-897-7500 to ask your question to our front desk. Make sure you have the above information ready in order to get an answer directly from the front desk, or be transferred to a member of the team who can help you, as needed. 


Ringo Starr and His Allstarr Band 

Steve’s College of Musical Knowledge: Ringo Starr and His Allstarr Band 

This week in Steve’s College of Musical Knowledge, you could win a pair of tickets to Ringo Starr and His Allstar Band at the Fox Theatre on November 11!  

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97.1 The River Blocks of Cash 

We know how much you love Rock Blocks, so we have your chance to win $500 with every Rock Block at 9 am, 12 noon and 5 pm!

That’s three chances every weekday to win $500!**

When you hear the cue, call 404-741-9797 and be the 97th caller for your chance to win 97.1 The River’s Blocks of Cash!

Celebrate the life & legacy of Tom Petty!

It’s a Double Shot Weekend with double shots of Tom Petty

Listen to 97.1 The River for your chance to win Tom Petty – The Live Anthology, a four-disc live box set with 48 live Tom Petty tracks PLUS a surprise Tom Petty vinyl record! 

Win a VIP Experience at Motul Petit Le Mans

Every afternoon this week, Kaedy Kiely has your chance to win a pair of tickets to Motul Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta in Braselton, October 4-7!

Plus all daily winners will have the chance to be upgraded to the Grand Prize: VIP/Discover IMSA package which includes access to Hot Pit, tours, tech talk, race team meet-and-greet, Team garage, Hot Lap Experience, pre-race ceremonies, watch the start of the race from pit road, pit box access and more! 

This 10-hour sportscar enduro finishes under the stars and serves as the season finale for both the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship and the Tequila Patron North American Endurance Cup.

See road cars like Corvette, Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Mercedes, Lexus, Acura, BMW, Ford and more lay it all on the line and push man and machine to the limit.

This year there are all-new fan activities, including taking a ride on a 90-foot tall Le Mans-style Ferris Wheel, with great views of the track, live music and a kickoff party at Zac Brown’s Southern Ground tailgate and a 20th Anniversary Celebration Tent.

The Motul Petit Le Mans kicks off on Wednesday, October 4th for four days of non-stop action.  

Get more info at 

Laid Back Festival Exclusive Ticket Price!

Monday through Wednesday of this week, we are giving you two chances a day to win a pair of tickets to Laid Back Festival at Verizon Amphitheatre on October 14!

Headlining this year’s festival is Lynyrd Skynyrd along with The Gregg Allman Band featuring Devon Allman performing his father’s last album “Southern Blood” in its entirety plus Allman Brothers Band favorites.

They will be joined by Bishop Gunn and Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band. 

Tickets are on sale now at 

AND Monday at 6am through Wednesday at midnight, you can get tickets for just $19.71, while they last!

Use the code RIVER at check out.

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