The Drive's Core Values
We challenge ourselves to stay unpredictable.
We care about each other, our audiences, our advertisers and our community.
With plenty of negativity in the world, The Drive is an oasis of optimism, entertainment and fun.
The Drive is always on the streets and in your zone. We strive to be great neighbors.
Live and Local
97.1 FM The Drive’s Sherman & Tingle Show kicks off mornings in Chicago with the best classic rock and a unique blend of humor, conversation and contests. Consistently top-rated, the show is the most active and engaging morning show in Chicago.
Hosted by knowledgeable and engaging classic rock enthusiasts, 97.1 FM The Drive is the soundtrack to Chicagoland’s daily routines. Bob Stroud starts the workday, while Seaver & Janda provide Classic Rock for the ride home.
We Are Where YOU Are
97.1 FM The Drive is accessible on several devices and can be wherever life takes you. Listen to The Drive on your desktop, tablet, mobile device or smart speaker by saying, “Alexa, open 97-1 The Drive.”
The New Free DRIVE app gives access to our Live Stream, Podcasts, DRIVE Music Playlists, Contests and great DRIVE App Rewards.
Listen to great DRIVE content curated by our talented hosts On Demand. From Janda’s deep dive into song lyrics on the Marconi-nominated “Behind The Song“ to Tingle’s collection of relatable, fan-generated stories on “This One Time,” these Podcasts have something for everyone.