Comedian Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias will be performing at the Alliant Energy PowerHouse in Cedar Rapids on February 6th, 2022 and we’ve got tickets!

Listen to Lady J from 10 AM – 2 PM this week for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show!

Iglesias is one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians performing to sold-out concerts around the world — he’s also one of the most watched comedians on YouTube with almost a billion views.

Tickets are on sale NOW – find more information and purchase tickets at


Break out your lederhosen for the return of the Northside Oktoberfest in Iowa City TOMORROW!  

Just because Northside Oktoberfest Brewfest Tickets sold out early you can still enjoy Oktoberfest at the Northside Oktoberfest Outdoor Bier Hall!

From 12 PM – 8 PM, the Oktoberfest Outdoor Bier Hall will take over North Linn Street with traditional Oktoberfest entertainment, games, contests, and live music!

Attendees will be able to purchase an official Bier Hall Mug for $15 where they can get refills of wine and beer at Northside bars and restaurants to enjoy in the streets throughout the evening!

Also, the fun isn’t just for the adults — kids of all ages can come to SodaFest featuring the Iowa Children’s Museum, inflatables, activities, and soda tasting!

Check out for more info and to purchase tickets!


PIVOT — Friends! The Musical Parody is coming to the Paramount Theatre on Wednesday, October 6th and The Morning Scramble has tickets!

Friends! The Musical Parody is a comedic musical that lovingly pokes fun at TV’s Friends recreating our favorite moments from all 10 years of Friends through an uncensored, fast paced musical filled show!

The Morning Scramble has your shot at a pair of tickets between 6 AM – 10 AM all week long!

Tickets start at just $29 and are on sale now — purchase your tickets now at!

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Buff City Soap is opening a brand-new soap-makery in Cedar Rapids and they want you to celebrate during their Grand Opening this Thursday through Sunday!

At Buff City Soap you’ll find bars of soap, bath bombs, laundry soap, body scrubs and so much more!

AND all of their products are plant-based, handmade daily, fee of harsh ingredients, cruelty free, and customizable.

During the grand opening you’ll get fantastic savings PLUS the first 50 people to the VIP Event all weekend gets free soap for a year!

The Morning Scramble and Taylor will also be broadcasting live on Thursday and Friday so make sure to stop out to get registered for a chance to win a pair of tickets to Friends The Musical Parody at the Paramount Theatre.  

Head to or the Buff City Soap Facebook page for all the details on the Grand Opening of Buff City Soap located at 2300 Edgewood Rd on the SW side of Cedar Rapids!


It’s the Mega Monster Trucks Destruction Tour coming to the Alliant Energy Powerhouse October 15th – 17th with 4 performances!

Experience car-crushing fun with truck stunts, obstacle courses, breath-taking motocross jumps, and a human cannonball!

Make sure to tune in to Taylor from 2 PM – 6 PM all this week for your chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets to the 2 PM Matinee Show on Sunday, October 17th.

Tickets start at just $25 and are on sale NOW — find more details and purchase tickets at


Grab your shopping bags, wagons, strollers, and furry friends and head downtown this Saturday for the LAST Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market of the season!

Join Z102.9 THIS Saturday, October 2nd from 7:30 AM to Noon in the heart of Downtown Cedar Rapids — find us on the corner of 2nd Street and 2nd Avenue!

With over 100 vendors — get your fall fix this Saturday with plenty of fall items including pumpkin-themed décor, food and produce, fall clothing, live entertainment, family activities, and Z102.9’s famous Z green balloons!

Also, while shopping with your loved ones — swing by the UFG Insurance booth next to us to sign the #worthit pledge against distracted driving and tell us who’s #worthit to you!

This season, the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market will be following health and safety guidelines to successfully execute the outdoor in-person markets — click here for more information on what to expect along with all of the 2021 Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market dates.


What could be better than Chocolate and Shopping? NOTHING!

Enjoy strolling historic Uptown Marion from this Friday, October 1st 8 PM – 10:30 PM for an after-hours, adult only shopping event!

Visit your favorite stores and enjoy sweet delicious chocolate treats from participating businesses in Uptown Marion!

Also, make sure to stop by the Uptown Artway Stage to catch a performance by Billy Heller.

Find more information at


Grab some popcorn and blankets as Summer of the Arts wraps up their Free Movies Series with a special Halloween Feature!

They’ll be showing Hotel Transylvania at the Iowa City Municipal Airport this Saturday, October 2nd with gates at 6 PM and the movie starting around 7 PM!

No registration is required this time — it’ll be first-come-first-serve for attendees and you’ll have the option to watch the movie from your car or sit near the front!

Make sure to stop by the Z102.9 Tent for a chance to win Marcus Theatres Movie Passes — we’ll also be playing the hits before the movie starts!

Head to or the Summer of the Arts Facebook page for all of the details!


Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be locked in a Porta Potty for 12 hours?

If the answer is NO, we don’t blame you, but Eric from The Morning Scramble is going to find out what it’s like for the FIRST EVER PORTA POTTY PLEDGEAPALOOZA!

Starting at 6 AM on Friday, October 8th Eric will be locked in a Porta Potty at Lindale Mall and we need YOU to help get him out.

The only way this can be done is by taking the UFG #WORTHIT Pledge Against Distracted Driving — our goal is to get to 8,000 UFG #WORTHIT Pledges to help make Eastern Iowa one of the safest places to drive.

Once we hit 8,000 pledges, we will let Eric out of the Porta Potty — so make sure to save the date for Friday, October 8th at Lindale Mall where you can take the UFG #WORTHIT Pledge in person or online at!

Make the pledge that day to put your phone down while driving and stay focused on the road because YOU are #WORTHIT!

Oh and… Let’s free Eric from the Porta Potty!


Join Z102.9 for the return of Market After Dark in downtown Cedar Rapids TODAY from 6:30 PM – 11 PM!

Lots of vendors and beverage tents offering local brews and wines, and a partnership with downtown bars and restaurants will allow open container once again inside the event venue.

Challenge your friends on the yard games at Green Square, enjoy street performers on almost every corner and entertainment spread throughout the market!

Come find the party as Z102.9’s Lady J DJs at the corner of 2nd Ave and 2nd Street — we’re right across the street from a beverage tent — and register to win prizes.

Downtown Cedar Rapids is where it’s at TODAY 6:30 PM – 11 PM for the 6th Annual Market After Dark with the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance and Z102.9!

Click here for more information on what to expect!