The Tony Gates Morning Show

Tony Gates

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Join Tony, Michelle, and Travis every morning from 5-10 on Classic Rock 97 LAV! You never know what you're going to get so wake up with us!

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How did you get THAT in THERE?

We can't decide which is more strange: A woman making an insurance claim because she got an STD from someone in the backseat of a car OR how this girl's dad is also her gynecologist.   Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
Jun 10
The one thing all men worry about

Too short? Too tall? Not enough muscle? Travis believes men are just as self-conscious as women. But there's one thing all men are equally concerned about.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
Jun 08
The most 'Colorado' thing ever

A town in Colorado is now named Kush. Travis thinks Michigan is trying to be a copycat of what Colorado is.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
Jun 08
Two things we can all agree on

Travis points out the obvious but it's definitely something we can all agree on. Cancer and Russia both suck.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
Jun 08
Getting cheap on wedding day

Millennials are finding ways to cut costs when it comes to getting married. Travis claims there are only three things that people care about when they attend a wedding. He might not be wrong.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

8m
Jun 07
Finding long lost siblings

23 & Me along with Ancestry are helping people find long lost siblings, for better or for worse. Michelle's friend explains her situation with finding family she had no idea about.   Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

6m
Jun 07
Michelle has Catholic guilt & Travis doesn't have a moral compass

Someone found over $30,000 in a couch they bought and returned it. Michelle agrees and Travis says no way in hell.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5m
Jun 03
Wait...He Stole What?

We're trying help the law here. What does a pierogi thief look like? Michelle says it's likely Travis' doppelganger. Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
Jun 03
Rob's Rock Report 6/3

The Chili Peppers have a new song out. Robert Plant is performing old Zeppelin songs with Allison Krauss. Is it really Judas Priest without the leather and studs?  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
Jun 03
Show 5/23 - Juwan Howard to the Lakers?

The NHL and NBA playoffs continue to heat up. Seriously, who wants the Los Angeles Lakers job? We both think Juwan Howard stays at Michigan for the time being. Everyone nationally is in love with the Lions right now and we're both telling everyone to calm down.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

59m
May 23
Conversation with Jessie Beveridge

Talking with Jessie about the Hal Beveridge music festival to raise money for a fantastic scholarship that goes to GRCC music students. Join us tomorrow!  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
May 20
Michelle's side hustle as a kid

Michelle claims that she was an entertainer for her peers in school. Travis thinks they just felt bad for her.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
May 19
Rob's Rock Report 5/19

Jon Bon Jovi's kid says he won't be following in his dad's footsteps. Some rocker's blow their money while others save it and leave a fortune behind.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
May 19
Wait, she did what?

A woman did something she's probably not too proud of. It also opens up a conversation for other things she's probably not too proud of.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
May 18
Rob's Rock Report 5/18

Journey has a new song out and Michelle thinks they need to go back to the basics. Pearl Jam has a familiar face perform with them at their California shows. We're all excited about the new David Bowie documentary.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
May 18
Rob's Rock Report 5/17

Vince Neil's newest side hustle is...not that surprising. Ozzy has a new album coming out and Eric Clapton will be in the mitten state later this year on tour.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
May 17
Things that should be banned from weddings

Travis is getting married this fall. What should he do and what shouldn't he do? We know for certain that Rob will be doing the chicken dance at the reception... Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

10m
May 17
We're going to hell for this

A polish woman is raising money to get a procedure done and that's when Travis' mouth gets him in trouble.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
May 13
Michelle's a keyboard warrior

You might not find her arguing over politics on Facebook. But she's been trolling her neighbors on another website. We wonder what Rob's neighbors might be thinking about him... Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
May 13
Rob's Rock Report 5/13

One member of Pink Floyd isn't counting out a reunion. Michelle says one surprising artist outperformed everyone at Lollapalooza. Rob's excited about the latest news regarding the Rolling Stones.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
May 13
Rob's Rock Report 5/12

Kid Rock left a few things for the person that just purchased his old house. Van Halen is talking about doing a reunion tour. Michelle and Rob aren't happy about it but Travis thinks its an awesome idea. Remember the woman that had the baby at the Metallica concert? She received an unlikely phone call yesterday... Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
May 12
Reconnecting: An unlikely hero and the person he helped

A volunteer fire fighter helped deliver a baby and we helped him reconnect with the woman he saved. What have you done with your life?  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

5m
May 12
Keep our Netflix password out of your mouth!

Adam Sandler has a new movie landing on Netflix. The streaming service is also cracking down on password sharing. Who's enforcing the crack down on password sharing? We have ideas for a perfect candidate.   Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
May 11
Travis learning about Tony Bennett

Michelle recalls dropping her parents off in Grand Rapids to see Tony Bennett a few years back and he only played for an hour. Turns out Travis had tickets to the same show but HAD NO IDEA who Tony Bennett was.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

2m
May 11
Rob's Rock Report 5/11

You're not going to believe what the hottest concert ticket of the summer is. Santana is back on stage in Vegas. Bono releasing a memoir? Sign Michelle up.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

3m
May 11
Rob's Rock Report 5/10

We're not kidding, a baby was born at one of Metallica's shows over the weekend. What will that kid grow up to be?  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
May 10
Wait, how did we get here?

We learned a few things today: Michelle can't do parties that start past 9 p.m. Rob is the loud neighbor on the block. Travis also has a message for the larger men as the weather warms up.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
May 10
Rob's Rock Report 5/9

U2 performing in a Ukraine subway? Travis has assumptions about what the KISS Cruise would look like. Valerie Bertanelli had her eyes set on another person. Rob breaks it all down for us.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

4m
May 09
Show 4/19 - Hour Three Segment

We get the skinny on Michelle's upcoming play performance. Tony has some tips for her as a former showman.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

36m
Apr 19
Show 4/19 - Hour Two Segment

We're trying our best to talk Tony into going to his class reunion this year. We also get a heartfelt letter from one of our listeners.  Support the show: https://www.wlav.com/tonygwlav/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39m
Apr 19