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Posted: August 07, 2017

97X NBT Experiences 

Your #97XNBT experience doesn't just start at the show. We've got 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.

For fifteen years, there have been so many amazing moments at the 97X Next Big Thing and this year, we want you to experience your own NBT Moment.

Every month, we’re giving you the chance to register for a NBT Moment right here exclusively on the 97X App.

Download the 97X app right now for this month’s NBT Moment from Pro Balance Protein Water...a pair of tickets, a backstage tour, and a meet & greet with The Lumineers!

 

floridacentral Auto Loans has your FREE 2 day Next Big Thing tickets!

Just refinance your current auto loan or get a new auto loan with floridacentral Auto Loan! You’ll save money and score a free pair of 2 day Next Big Thing tickets! Just visit any floridacentral location or online (link: https://www.floridacentralcu.com/home/nbt )

floridacentral Auto Loans gives you better loan rates and an all around better experience! It’s just another reason that floridacentral is the credit union you can bank on!

Here’s your chance to go backstage and play cornhole with your favorite band at 97X Next Big Thing!

Just visit any participating Metro PCS locations and get the text code to enter! We will even throw in a pair of Metro PCS VIP tickets for the winner!

Plus, join 97X at any of the scheduled events below for your chance to score a pair of VIP tickets!

From Metro PCS, Wireless for All!

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

PRIZE

ADDRESS

11/17

5-6PM

Talk More Tampa

VIP

24408 SR 54 Lutz FL 33559

11/18

1-2PM

Celltronix

VIP

6581 102nd Ave. N Pinellas Park FL 33782

11/25

1-2PM

Celltronix

VIP

3780 Tampa Rd Ste:D4 Oldsmar FL 34677

11/25

4-5PM

MetroPCS

VIP

2028 Badlands Drive, Brandon FL 33511

97X and the official beer of Next Big Thing, Miller Lite, are giving you the chance to watch NBT from the Miller Lite Party Deck!

You’ll win your very own Party Deck for you and 19 of your friends! Join us at Peabody’s located at 15333 Amberly Dr, Tampa, FL 33647 on November 30th from 7-9pm for your chance to win! We’ll pick 1 winner for each day of Next Big Thing. Must be 21+ to participate.

Score two pair of 2-Day Super VIP tickets!
Miller Lite is giving you Super VIP tickets for 97X Next Big Thing! Including a private table with the best view of the show, access to the VIP section with up close access to the bands, complimentary food and a backstage tour! Just visit any participating Circle K location and look for the text code where you find Miller Lite! Miller Lite, the official beer of the 97X Next Big Thing! It’s Miller Time. #HoldTrue

It’s Miller Time at 97X Next Big Thing!

Circle K is hooking you up with your way onto the Circle K Lawn at #97XNBT!

Visit a Circle K Pit stop for your chance to score a pair of Circle K Lawn tickets every 15 minutes!

PLUS, Visit any participating Circle K location and grab the text code where you find Miller Lite in the coolers. Text in and you could win two pairs of 2-Day Super VIP passes to 97X Next Big Thing plus, a meet & greet with an NBT band! (standard data rates apply)

11/11 Saturday 12n-1p 3650 South Dale Mabry Tampa
11/18 Saturday 12n-1p 11320 Bloomingdale Ave Riverview
11/25 Saturday 12n-1p 1001 East Tarpon Ave Tarpon Springs
11/30 Thursday 5-6p 5756 Central Av St Petersburg
12/1 Friday 5-6p 3400 5th Ave St Petersburg

Jenkins Mitsubishi is giving you the chance to park yourself on stage and get a Meet & Greet with the bands at the 97X Next Big Thing!

That’s right, you’ll get to watch the show from the back of a brand new Mitsubishi Outlander parked onstage! Just stop by Jenkins Mitsubishi and register to win! We’ll pick one winner for each day of NBT!

Join 97X at Jenkins Mitsubishi on the dates listed below for a chance to win an additional pair of NBT tickets and get take a selfie with NBT artists in a brand new Mitsubishi Outlander! Plus, join us on Black Friday (11/24) for your chance to win PIT tickets! We're there from 10am-Noon and will be raffling off a pair of PIT tickets every 15 minutes!

Date

Time

Location

11/14

6-7p

Jenkins Mitsubishi
4315 U S Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

11/15

5-6p

Jenkins Mitsubishi
4315 U S Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

11/16

6-7p

Jenkins Mitsubishi
4315 U S Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

11/20

6-7p

Jenkins Mitsubishi
4315 U S Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

11/21

5-6p

Jenkins Mitsubishi
4315 U S Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

11/24

10a-Noon

BLACK FRIDAY PIT TICKET GIVEAWAY!
Jenkins Mitsubishi
4315 U S Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

11/28

5-6p

Jenkins Mitsubishi
4315 U S Hwy 98 N, Lakeland, FL 33809

 

The Todd Couples Super Store has your chance to score a pair of free single day 97XNBT tickets! Simply visit a ticket giveaway event and register to win a pair! 1 pair will be awarded at the end of each event!

DAY

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Friday

24-Nov

2-3pm

10831 US-19, Port Richey, FL 34668

Friday

24-Nov

2-3pm

13417 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33612

Friday

1-Dec

7-8pm

13417 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33612

 

The Seminole hard rock Tampa presents Magic Giant! An intimate acoustic performance inside the Hard Rock Café Saturday night, December 2nd after the 97X Next Big Thing! Don’t miss this unforgettable experience with Magic Giant. Must be 21 or older and No cover! The NBT party with Magic Giant starts at 11:30pm exclusively at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa.

Visit Pin Chasers at #97XNBT for your chance to score a M&G with a Next Big Thing artist! Plus, make sure you’re following 97X and Pin Chasers on social for the 97X Next Big Thing #TBT!

Are you the DD? Visit the KF&B booth at NBT to pick up one of their designated driver stickers. Throughout the day we'll be searching for our stickered peeps and upgrading you with exclusive experiences like meet & greets and backstage access. Remember to always be safe and grab an uber from the KF&B drop off/pick up area.

 

Your friends at Malektronic not only give you the best portable Bluetooth speakers around, they’re also giving you the chance to meet your favorite band inside the Malektronic Meet & Greet at the 97X Next Big Thing!

This week, enter here to score NBT tickets and a pair of Malektronic M&G passes to meet The Lumineers!

Malektronic…a new revolution in sound engineering and portability. Feel the power of the sound in your hands with the best portable Bluetooth speakers.

 

Check out the Replay Guitar Exchange booth at the show and you could score seats at the soundboard for your favorite band’s Next Big Thing Performance!

Famous Tate is giving you the chance to jump into bed with and interview your favorite band backstage at 97X Next Big Thing! You’ll score tickets to the show plus, meet an NBT band on our Famous Tate Next Big Bed! Just join 97X at these Famous Tate locations to register! We’ll pick a winner at every van hit! One Grand prize winner from the 11 entries will win the bed that was used at NBT!

Day

Date

Time

Address

Tuesday

7-Nov

Noon-1p

4230 Mariner Blvd, Spring Hill, FL 34609

Thursday

9-Nov

Noon-1p

3571 Florida Ave S, Lakeland, FL 33803

Monday

13-Nov

6-7p

1170 1st St S, Winter Haven, FL 33880

Wednesday

15-Nov

Noon-1p

8317 N Armenia Ave, Tampa, FL 33604

Tuesday

21-Nov

Noon-1p

5419 Village Market, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Monday

27-Nov

6-7p

4520 E Bay Dr, Clearwater, FL 33764

Tuesday

28-Nov

Noon-1p

8010 Grand Blvd, Port Richey, FL 34668

Wednesday

29-Nov

6-7p

3790 Tampa Rd, Oldsmar, FL 34677

Thursday

30-Nov

Noon-1p

21385 Walmart Way, Lutz, FL 33548


The US Army is sending you to BOOT CAMP...97X Next Big Thing Boot Camp!

That's right, The US Army is giving one lucky winner plus a friend the ultimate Next Big Thing experience, where they will receive tickets, get to go on stage for a band introduction, attend a meet and greet, and get to go on a backstage tour!

Click here for your chance to win!


The front row of NBT sells out in minutes every year, but 1-800-411-Pain is upgrading you to see your favorite band from the first row all day long at NBT! Plus, make sure to have 1–800- 411-Pain programmed in your phone under “Accident” because 411 Pain is hooking you up $1,000 randomly throughout the day

Tito’s Handmade Vodka has your chance to win the 97X Next Big Thing Ultimate Backstage Experience including tickets to NBT, a backstage tour, dinner backstage where the bands eat, and a meet and greet with Bleachers. Plus, you’ll also take home a commemorative bottle of Tito’s Handmade Vodka signed by an NBT band. Visit any of the schedule events below for your chance to win.

Must be 21 to enter.

Day

Date

Time

Location

Address

Thursday

9-Nov

9:30p-11:30p

Blur Nightclub Dunedin

325 Main Street, Dunedin

Sunday

12-Nov

2-4pm

Soho Saloon

410 S Howard Ave, Tampa

Thursday

16-Nov

5-7pm

Ferg's Live

490 Channelside Drive, Tampa

Sunday

26-Nov

3-5pm

Park & Rec

100 4th Street S. St.Petersburg

Wednesday

29-Nov

7-9pm

Smokin' Joe's Sarasota

1448 Main Street, Sarasota

Quadrum Fitness is getting you into Next Big Thing FIRST with the Quadrum Fitness Fast Pass!

Join 97X at Quadrum Fitness during the dates and times listed below to score your free Quadrum Fitness Fast Pass. Limit 2 per person, first 10 people at each event will score a pair of fast passes good for front of the line for both days of NBT! (Tickets still required) Plus, while we’re there, we’ll giveaway a pair of NBT tickets and fast passes every 20 minutes!

DAY

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Wednesday

8-Nov

6-7pm

Quadrum Fitness Center

7670 49th St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Monday

13-Nov

5-6pm

Quadrum Fitness Center

7670 49th St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Monday

20-Nov

5-6pm

Quadrum Fitness Center

7670 49th St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

Tuesday

28-Nov

6-7pm

Quadrum Fitness Center

7670 49th St N, Pinellas Park, FL 33781

 

Planet Fitness is not only sending you to 97X Next Big Thing…their getting you as close as possible! Join 97X at the events listed below for your chance to win a pair of PIT tickets! We’ll giveaway a pair of tickets every 15 minutes at each event.

DAY

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Tuesday

21-Nov

6-7pm

9023 Little Rd, New Port Richey, FL

Monday

27-Nov

8-9pm

5681 E. Fowler Ave. Tampa 33617

Wednesday

29-Nov

4-5pm

725 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Seffner 33584

Friday

1-Dec

12pm-1pm

210 West Waters Ave. Tampa 33604

97X Listeners who get their windshield replaced will get a free pair of tickets to 97x The Next Big Thing at the Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheater

*Available for a limited time while supplies last. Choose to go to either the December 2nd or December 3rd concert dates

Click here for more information

 

Hundreds of local bands would kill for a chance to perform alongside national acts at 97X's annual Next Big Thing! We’ve narrowed it down to 15 bands who will compete head-to-head LIVE for a chance to win the opening spot at this year's #97XNBT on December 3rd!

Congratulations to WD-HAN and DBMK for winning this years Local Band Search! All of the bands did an amazing job!

Click here for official rules


DBMK

YouTube


WD - HAN

YouTube

Show #1 - Wednesday 10/18 @ Ferg's Live starting at 8:00pm


Phantom Phunk

Performing @ 8:00pm

YouTube


Saferwaters

Performing @ 09:00pm

YouTube


The Easy Button

Performing @ 10:00pm

YouTube

Show #2 - Wednesday 10/25 @ Ferg's Live starting at 8:00pm


Almost Poets

Performing @ 8:00pm

YouTube


Saved By Friday

Performing @ 09:00pm

YouTube


Coastals

Performing @ 10:00pm

YouTube

Show #3 - Wednesday 11/8 @ Ferg's Live starting at 8:00pm


IOH

Performing @ 8:00pm

YouTube


King Complex

Performing @ 09:00pm

YouTube


Spark Notes

Performing @ 10:00pm

YouTube

Show #4 - Friday 11/17 @ Ferg's Live starting at 8:00pm


DBMK

Performing @ 8:00pm

YouTube


WD - HAN

Performing @ 09:00pm

YouTube


Kerry Courtney

Performing @ 10:00pm

YouTube

Show #5 - Friday 11/24 @ Ferg's Live starting at 8:00pm


Natalie Claro

Performing @ 8:00pm

YouTube


Glass House Point

Performing @ 09:00pm

YouTube


Infinite Eights

Performing @ 10:00pm

YouTube

 

This year, we’ve teamed up with Probalance Protein Water to give you NBT Moments, amazing once-in-a-lifetime experiences at 97X Next Big Thing! Wanna play ping-pong with your favorite band? How about play with some puppies with your favorite band? Watch their show from the stage? These could all happen at NBT courtesy of Probalance Protein Water! What will your NBT Moment be?

Stay in style in the heart of downtown Tampa at the official hotel of The 97X Next Big Thing, Aloft Hotel! 97x Next Big Thing goers get 20% off regular room rate! Find your room now at https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/97xNBT2017

Plus, join us at Aloft Thursday, November 9th from 6-7pm for your chance win a pair of Next Big Thing Tickets every 15 minutes!

DAY

DATE

TIME

LOCATION

Thursday

9-Nov

6-7p

100 W Kennedy Blvd Tampa FL

 

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