Your #97XBBQ experience doesn't just start at the show. We have tons of awesome chances to win upgrades, meet your favorite bands, score free tickets leading up to the show, and experience once in a life time moments.

We're constantly updating this page, so be sure to keep checking back!

 

LOCAL BANDS!  HERE’S YOUR SHOT AT PERFORMING AT 97X BBQ!
 
You have until 11:59pm on 4/22 to submit your info! 97X will then determine the top 10 finalists who will have the chance to have their fans vote right here starting 4/24! The top 2 bands with the most votes will get to open #97XBBQ!
 

The official beer of the 97X BBQ is Bud Light!  Look for opportunities to win exclusive experiences from Bud Light prior to the 97X BBQ.

Visit a Bud Light ticket drop listed below and register to win a pair of tickets every 5 minutes! You must be 21+ to attend a Bud Light Ticket Drop.


Fri

19-Apr

8p-9p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Peabody's

15333 Amberly Dr., Tampa

Sat

20-Apr

8p-9p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Bar Fly

100 Main St #101, Safety Harbor, FL 34695

Fri

26-Apr

8p-9p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Crown & Bull

319 Main St #5733, Dunedin, FL 34698

Sat

27-Apr

8p-9p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Bucket's Grill & Tap

4535 Gunn Hwy, Tampa, FL 33624

Fri

3-May

5p-6p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Ducky's

1719 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33606

Sat

4-May

8p-9p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Coco Coronado

2433, 317 Coronado Dr., Clearwater, FL 33767

Fri

10-May

8P-9P

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Play

14219 Walsingham Rd STE F, Largo, FL 33774

Sat

11-May

7p-8p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Niagara Tap

11950 Seminole Blvd., Largo, FL 33778

Sat

11-May

10p-11p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Obrien's Brandon

701 W. Lumsden Rd, Brandon, FL 33511

Thur

16-May

8p-9p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at World of Beer

9524 W, Linebaugh, Tampa

Fri

17-May

8p-9p

Bud Light 21+ ticket drop at Bottles Pub

5619 Park Blvd N., Pinellas Park, FL 33781



Circle K is giving you the chance to stay cold all day long at the 97X BBQ.  The Circle K Polar Pop Zone is back and only Circle K has your way in.

Visit a Circle K ticket drop listed below and register to win a pair of tickets every 5 minutes, plus Polar Pop Zone wristbands Courtesy of Circle K!

Day

Date

Time

Location

Address

Sat

20-Apr

noon-1p

Circle K

1001 East Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs

Sat

27-Apr

noon-1p

Circle K

17402 Dona Michelle Blvd, Tampa

Sun

28-Apr

noon-1p

Circle K

9508 SR 52, Hudson

Sat

4-May

noon-1p

Circle K

706 W US Hwy 92, Seffner

Sun

5-May

noon-1p

Circle K

4804 Gunn Hwy, Tampa

Sat

11-May

noon-1p

Circle K

1497 S Belcher Road, Largo

Sun

12-May

noon-1p

Circle K

17565 State Road 54, Lutz

Tues

14-May

noon-1p

Circle K

9218 Gibsonton Dr, Gibsonton

Thurs

16-May

noon-1p

Circle K

5025 Tampa Road, Oldsmar



 

Visit a Famous Tate Appliance & Bedding Center ticket drop listed below and register to win a pair of tickets every 5 minutes!

 
Wanna meet all the bands? Famous Tate Appliance & Bedding Center can hook you up with that too! Register to win at the below ticket drops and one grand prize winner will be selected from all the ticket drop entries combined. 
 
*Meet & Greets are dependent on artist availability. All artists are not guaranteed to participate. 
 

Day

Date

Time

Location

Address

Tues

16-Apr

5p-6p

Famous Tate

1015 E Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511

Sat

20-Apr

3p-4p

Famous Tate

3571 Florida Ave S., Lakeland, FL 33803

Tues

23-Apr

5p-6p

Famous Tate

4230 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill, FL 34609

Sat

27-Apr

3p-4p

Famous Tate

1170 1st St S., Winter Haven, FL 33880

Tues

30-Apr

5p-6p

Famous Tate

5419 Village Market, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Tues

7-May

5p-6p

Famous Tate

8010 Grand Blvd., Port Richey, FL 34668

Thurs

9-May

5p-6p

Famous Tate

3790 Tampa Rd., Oldsmar, FL 34677

Tues

14-May

5p-6p

Famous Tate

21385 Walmart Way, Lutz, FL 33548

Thurs

16-May

5p-6p

Famous Tate

8317 N Armenia Ave., Tampa, FL 33604

The Ultimate Mother’s Day Giveaway Powered by Famous Tate and Samsung! 

Celebrate the special woman in your life this Mother's Day with a BRAND NEW kitchen! Enter here!

Visit a Grow Financial ticket drop listed below and register to win a pair of tickets every 5 minutes!

Day

Date

Time

Location

Address

Tues

16-Apr

11a-Noon

Grow Financial

2474 SR 580 W. Clearwater, Fl 33761

Tues

23-Apr

11a-Noon

Grow Financial

2768 Gulf to Bay Blvd. Clearwater, Fl 33759

Tues

30-Apr

11a-Noon

Grow Financial

6900 Park Blvd.  Pinellas Park, Fl 33781

Tues

7-May

11a-Noon

Grow Financial

2579 Bruce B Downs Blvd.  Wesley Chapel, Fl 33544

Thurs

9-May

11a-Noon

Grow Financial

315 S. Blvd. Tampa, Fl 33606

Weds

15-May

11a-Noon

Grow Financial

17315 Dona Michelle Dr.  Tampa, Fl 33647

Grow Financial wants you to experience the 97X BBQ Music and Arts Festival as a VIP. Register to win a pair of VIP tickets, provided by Grow Financial! Click here to enter!

Visit a RNR Tire Express ticket drop listed below and register to win a pair of tickets every 5 minutes!

Day Date Time Location Address
Sat 4-May 3p-4p RNR Tire Express 1505 N Washington Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34236

Visit a Metro by T-Mobile ticket drop listed below and register to win a pair of tickets every 5 minutes!

Day Date Time Location Address
Thur 25-Apr 5p-6p Metro by T-Mobile 3100 22nd Ave., Ste. B, St.Petersburg, FL 33713
Fri 26-Apr 5p-6p Metro by T-Mobile 1251 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612
Thur 2-May 5p-6p Metro by T-Mobile - Hello Unlimited 3849 US HWY 301 S Riverview, FL 33578
Fri 3-May 6p-7p Metro by T-Mobile - Cell Touch 1147 S Pinellas Ave. Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
Wed 8-May 5p-6p Metro by T-Mobile - Celltronix 10091 US Highway 19, New Port Richey, FL 34668
Thur 9-May 2p-3p Metro by T-Mobile - Cell Touch 8983 Park Blvd. Seminole FL 33777
Fri 10-May 5p-6p Metro by T-Mobile - Akram 11881 Seminole Blvd. Largo, FL 33778
Wed 15-May 5p-6p Metro by T-Mobile - PhoneWave 178 Mariner Blvd. Spring Hill, FL 34609
Thur 16-May 3p-4p Metro by T-Mobile - Akram 3825 Tyrone Blvd. N Ste A St.Petersburg, FL 33709
Fri 17-May 5p-6p Metro by T-Mobile - Talk Time 31465 US Hwy 19 N. Palm Harbor, FL 34684

 

 

 

 

 

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