Newsmakers and links: May 24, 2011




WIOG Lizard Fair returning to Dow Diamond for third consecutive year

Earlier today, 102.5 WIOG announced that the 2011 Lizard Fair concert will take place at Dow Diamond Sunday, August 7. Entertainment acts Jay Sean and Flo Rida will be the event's headline acts. Big Time Rush and Runner Runner will also perform.

The event marks the third consecutive year Lizard Fair will be held at Dow Diamond in Midland.

Tickets for the WIOG Lizard Fair start at $20 for general admission bowl seats. Reserved floor seats are $35, and a select number of Ultimate Fan Packages will be available for $102.50. All tickets include a $2 surcharge.

Tickets will go on sale for the first time on June 11 from 10 a.m. until 1p.m. at the Dow Diamond ticket office, and all day at and Ultimate Fan Packages will be available for purchase in person at Dow Diamond at 10 a.m. and will be available for purchase online beginning at 11 a.m. Listen to 102.5 WIOG or visit for further details.

After June 11, tickets will continue to be available at, and the Dow Diamond ticket office.

Gates open for the concert at 4pm on August 7. The concert is scheduled to start at 6pm.

A portion of the concert proceeds will benefit the Tri Cities' Child Abuse and Neglect Councils.

A war of FCC filings has broken out between CLEAR CHANNEL and TIM MARTZ's RADIO POWER INC., which recently signed on SMOOTH JAZZ 104.7" (THE OASIS), on FM translator W284BQ in DETROIT (NET NEWS 4/20). The station simulcasts on 107.5 WGPR HD-2. Last THURSDAY (5/19), CLEAR CHANNEL filed a petition claiming that 250 watt W284BQ signal is interfering with the reception of CLEAR CHANNEL Rocker WIOT/TOLEDO.

Full story: Could Detroit's 104.7 The Oasis Be Shut Down? (Tue, 5/24)







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