This year, we would have celebrated the 20th anniversary of the 97X Next Big Thing. Unfortunately, 2020 had other plans! So instead, over the next 19 weeks, we’re reliving the past 19 years of 97X Next Big Thing history! Every week, we’ll look at another year of 97X Next Big Thing, including the artists, the memories, and most importantly the music. You’ll be able to share your memories and make new ones with incredible virtual experiences with Next Big Thing Alumni. Enjoy the throwbacks!
2020 has been a stressful year… That’s why we decided to give you even MORE cash! Because after everything we’ve been through the only thing you’re asking Santa for this year is cold hard cash. This is your 97X Next Big Thing Holiday Cash! Buy some presents, grab some spiked eggnog, or just get your landlord off your back! Listen weekdays at 8a, 10a, 12p, 2p, and 5p for the keyword and when you hear it, text it to 70123 to win $1,000 from 97X Next Big Thing Holiday Cash! Only from 97X--Tampa Bay’s New Alternative!
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Every Saturday night at 7 p.m., we look back at two 97X Next Big Thing alumni with an hour-long special featuring exclusive live music, acoustic tracks and surprises! This week, we look at Twenty One Pilots and Grouplove!
Each week, we will throwback to a past 97X Next Big Thing! Check out photos, exclusive videos, and share your memories!
Win a piece of 97X Next Big Thing history! A prize package featuring an autographed guitar from a past NBT, some NBT merch from previous years, a $100 gift card to the To Write Love On Her Arms shop and some more NBT surprises! Click here to enter!
97X Next Big Thing always gets you up close to your favorite bands! With the 97X Next Big Thing Throwbacks, you’ll have the opportunity to have virtual experiences with Next Big Thing Alumni. It could be access to exclusive acoustic performances, M&Gs or the chance to go crazy in their virtual merch booth! We’ll have opportunities over the entire 19 weeks, so check back often! For a BONUS chance to win, find a Famous Tate Appliance and Bedding Center near you to enter. Go here for a map of all participating locations.
- Win a spot in our Bastille Virtual Acoustic Performance & Meet and Greet!
- Win a spot in our Elle King Virtual Acoustic Performance & Meet and Greet!
Share your 97X Next Big Thing memories! Use the Open Mic on the 97X App, send us your memories or share your 97X Next Big Thing photos and pics of your memorabilia below! Don’t forget to use Drizzly and send a Miller Lite to your concert buddy!