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Your 97X Next Big Thing Experience starts long before the show! There tons of awesome chances to win upgrades, meet your favorite bands, score free tickets, and experience once in a life time moments leading up to NBT. Keep checking back for experiences on this page! Check out each of the promotions listed below along with the ticket drops each sponsor has to offer!

   

Miller Lite is the official beer of the 97X Next Big Thing.  This year, you and twenty of your friends could be watching the show from the Miller Lite NBT Party Deck!  Get a great view of the show and plenty of Miller Lite!  Check back soon and we'll have Miller lite NBT ticket drops listed below where you can win!
 
Circle K is the official of the 97X Next Big Thing General Admission area which includes the lawn and the 300 Level.  Join 97X at the ticket drops listed below for your chance to win a pair of free tickets every 15 minutes!
 

 

Day

Date

Time

Address

City

Zip Code

Sat

10/20

3PM - 4PM

4804 Gunn Hwy

Tampa

33624

Sat

10/27

Noon - 1PM

5004 N US HWY 41

Apollo Beach

33572

Sat

11/3

Noon - 1PM

9508 SR 52

Hudson

34669

Sat

11/10

Noon - 1PM

1001 East Tarpon Ave

Tarpon Springs

34689

Sat

11/17

Noon - 1PM

6661 54th Ave N

St Petersburg

33709

Wed

11/21

5PM - 6PM

5025 Tampa Road

Oldsmar

34677

Sat

11/24

5PM - 6PM

2521 McMullen Booth Road

Clearwater

33761

Wed

11/28

5PM - 6PM

8210 Park Edge Dr

Tampa

33816

Fri

11/30

5PM - 6PM

10227 State Road 54

New Port Richey

34655

 
 
Pin Chasers is giving six chances to score FREE tickets to the 97X Next Big Thing!  Stop by one of the NBT Ticket drops listed below and you could win a pair of GA tickets every 15 minutes!  Plus, at the end of the hour, we’ll giveaway a pair of FRONT ROW tickets!  While you’re there, register to win a pair of tickets and the chance to go backstage and Bowl with a Band!  Exclusively from Pin Chasers!
 

 

Day

Date

Time

Address

City

Zip Code

Tue

10/23

9-10p

4847 N. Armenia Ave

Tampa

33603

Tue

10/30

9-10p

4847 N. Armenia Ave

Tampa

33603

Tue

11/6

9-10p

4847 N. Armenia Ave

Tampa

33603

Tue

11/13

9-10p

4847 N. Armenia Ave

Tampa

33603

Tue

11/20

9-10p

4847 N. Armenia Ave

Tampa

33603

Tue

11/27

9-10p

4847 N. Armenia Ave

Tampa

33603

 
Metro by T-mobile is the exclusive sponsor of the NBT VIP Experience!  These are the best seats and they give you the best chance to get up close to your favorite artists!  Beginning October 22nd, visit any participating Metro by T-Mobile retailer and get the text code and enter to win a pair of two-day Metro by T-Mobile VIP tickets to the 97X Next Big Thing! Click here to view the official rules.
 
Want another chance to win?  Join us at one of the NBT Ticket drops below and you could win GA tickets every 15 minutes and we’ll giveaway a pair of Metro by T-Mobile VIP tickets at the end of the ticket drop! 
 

Date

Time

Dealer Name

Address

Thursday

11/1 – 5-6pm

Hello Unlimited

3849 Us Hwy 301  Riverview FL 33578

Friday

11/2 – 12-1pm

Hello Unlimited

9840 Us Highway 301 S Suite B Riverview FL 33578

Friday

11/9 – 12-1pm

Celltronix TPA, Inc.

10091 Us Hwy 19  Port Richey FL 34668

Thursday

11/15 – 5-6pm

RT Enterprises #1

2655 East Lake Road  Palm Harbor FL 34685

Friday

11/16 – 12-1 pm

Talk More Tampa

13821 W. Hillsborough Ave  Tampa, FL 33635

Friday

11/16 – 3-4pm

MetroPCS-#5004

1674 S Missouri Ave  Clearwater FL 33756

Thursday

11/29 – 5-6pm

Talk Time

20307 Bruce B Downs Blvd  Tampa FL 33647

Friday

11/30 – 12-1pm

Talk More Tampa

24408 Sr 54  Lutz FL 33559

 
Tito’s Handmade Vodka is the official vodka of 97X Next Big Thing and they’re giving you the chance to score the Tito’s Ultimate Backstage Experience including the chance to meet an NBT band, a backstage tour, dinner backstage where the bands eat, plus a bottle of Tito’s Handmade Vodka signed by NBT bands! 
 
Stop by any of the ticket drops listed below to experience Tito’s Handmade Vodka and register, plus we'll give away a pair of NBT tickets every 15 minutes we're there!  
 
Must be 21+ to enter
 

Date

Time

Location

Address

11/1

8pm-10pm

American Social

601 S Harbor Island Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602

11/8

8pm-10pm

Franklin Manor

912 N Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602

11/15

8pm-10pm

WTR/Godfrey Hotel

7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607

11/21

8pm-10pm

WTR/Godfrey Hotel

7700 W Courtney Campbell Causeway, Tampa, FL 33607

11/29

8pm-10pm

American Social

601 S Harbor Island Blvd, Tampa, FL 33602

 
CW 44 is giving you NBT VIP Tickets just for watching Supergirl and Charmed from 8-10p on CW 44 on Sunday, October 28th and November 4th!  Look for Sam from 97X to give you the NBT code word to text and win!  You could be experiencing Next Big Thing from the Metro PCS VIP Experience!
 
 
 
Moe’s Southwest Grill is a proud sponsor of 97X Next Big Thing and will be giving you the opportunity to score free NBT tickets! Join 97X at the ticket drops listed below for your chance to win a pair of free tickets every 15 minutes! Welcome to Moe’s!
 
Seats on Stage!  Visit the Replay Guitar Exchange booth at the show and you could be sitting on stage for your favorite NBT band!  Plus, register today to win a pair of tickets and a brand new guitar autographed by NBT bands!
 
Want FREE Tickets?  Stop by the NBT Ticket Drop listed below and score a pair of tickets every 15 minutes while we’re there!
 
 

 

Day

Date

Time

Address

City

Zip Code

Sat

11/24

Noon-1pm

3944 Britton Plaza

Tampa

33611

 
 
Starting October 23rd, open a Free Checking Account at one of the participating floridacentral Credit Union locations and receive a pair of 2-day tickets* to 97X’s Next Big Thing 2018. *While supplies last
 
 
 
 
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is the official home of the  NBT after party, Saturday night, December 1st after the show!  Details on this FREE event coming soon!
 
Congratulations to the 2018 Winner of the Hard Rock Rising Battle of the Bands, Stonegrey, who will be performing on Day Two of the 97X Next Big Thing!  Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/Stonegreyofficial/

 
 
Here’s your chance to meet your favorite NBT band in the Famous Tate Meet & Greet!  Visit any of the Famous Tate NBT ticket drops listed below for your chance to score free tickets and one winner at each event will have the opportunity to meet an NBT Band in the Famous Tate Meet & Greet backstage!
 
Wanna meet all the bands?  Famous Tate can hook you up with that too!  Just check back soon for details on how you can score two-day tickets and meet all the bands!
*Meet & Greets are dependent on artist availability.  All artists are not guaranteed to participate.
 
 

Date

Time

Address

10/29

6pm-7pm

4520 E Bay Dr., Clearwater, FL 33764

11/5

6pm-7pm

4230 Mariner Blvd., Spring Hill, FL 34609

11/7

6pm-7pm

1015 E. Brandon Blvd., Brandon, FL 33511

11/10

3pm-4pm

3571 S. Florida Ave., Lakeland, FL 33803

11/12

6pm-7pm

21385 Walmart Way, Lutz, FL 33803

11/14

6pm-7pm

3347 Henderson Blvd., Tmapa, FL 33609

11/17

3pm-4pm

1170 1st Street South, Winter Haven, FL 33880

11/19

6pm-7pm

3790 Tampa Rd., Oldsmar, FL 34677

11/26

6pm-7pm

5419 Village Market, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

11/28

Noon-1pm

8010 Grand Blvd., Port Richey, FL 34668

11/30

6pm-7pm

8317 N Armenia Ave., Tampa, FL 33604

 
RNR Tires Express are giving you the chance to score a pair of two-day PIT tickets to the 97X Next Big Thing PLUS $500 towards new tires!  Beginning October 29th, just stop by any participating RNR Tire Express location and get the text to win code!  
 
Want FREE Tickets?  Stop by either of the two NBT Ticket Drops listed below and score a pair of tickets every 15 minutes while we’re there!  
 

RNR - St Pete 11/3 2p-3pm

5804 34th St. North

St. Petersburg

RNR/TE - TNC  11/10 2p-3pm

8211 W Hillsborough Ave

Tampa


 
You could have the most epic engagement story ever!  Gold & Diamond Source is giving you the chance to Get Engaged on Stage at 97X Next Big Thing!  They’ll even throw in a 1-carat diamond ring!  Get all the details here.
 
 

 

 

 

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