Red Rock Radio is the Northland's premier family of radio stations. Located in the historic Canal Park of Duluth's downtown, Red Rock Radio Corporation is proud to promote the best in the most popular music genres and feed it over the airwaves to the surrounding areas.

Contact: KQDS
501 Lake Avenue South - Suite 200
Duluth, MN 55802
Office: 218-728-9500
Studio: 724-7625 / 877-724-9595
Email: kq@redrockradio.org
  • Bike Night at The Ugly Stick

    Bike Night at The Ugly Stick

    Join KQ every Wednesday night (starting June 3rd) all summer long for Bike Night at the Ugly Stick in Superior.  Whether you ride, walk or drive swing  out to the Ugly Stick in Superior for great specials from Grain Belt and Michaud  Distributing. You’ll have a chance at winning great prizes from the Ugly Stick, Jack Daniels, Living Art and the...

  • 2015 Mothers Day Letters

    2015 Mothers Day Letters

    From: Candi Story: Walking through a fairly busy Kohl's, my son saw a mannequin wearing a bra and underwear. He ran up to it, started rubbing her thigh and stomach and kissing her leg. He said "I'm going to call this one mama because she dresses like you!" Last time we walk by the intimates together! From: Lisa Story: When my daughter was...

  • 31st Annual YWCA Mother’s Day Walk/Run Event

    31st Annual YWCA Mother’s Day Walk/Run Event

    31st Annual YWCA Mother's Day Walk/Run Event Saturday, May 9th - Harborside at the DECC Events for the entire family The Betty Brasgala 5k for woman only, promotes breast cancer and woman's health awareness starts at 8am The two mile walk to promote healthy lifestyles and getting outdoor exercise is stroller and wheelchair friendly and begins at 9:30 Free youth run starts at 8:45 Free admission...

  • 58th Annual Duluth Pancake Day

    58th Annual Duluth Pancake Day

    58th Annual Duluth Pancake Day Thursday, May 7th 6am-8pm $6.00 advance - $7.00 at the door Children under 5 free All proceeds support local programs for sight, hearing, diabetes and youth needs

  • KQ Mothers Day 2015

    Mother’s Day Promotion

    It’s become a tradition… The annual KQ Mother's Day “Dumbest, Grossest Most Embarrassing thing my kid has ever done” contest is back! Share your story below.  Kids can be dumb, they can be gross.  They say the darndest things. The KQ Morning Show will read a letter every day leading up to mothers day. If yours is the best, you’ll win brunch at Bellisio's ,...

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    KQ Secret Sound

    The Progressive Secret Sound on KQ is back! It’s back to drive you nuts and maybe put hundreds or thousands of dollars in your pocket! Listen to KQ to play the game at 7:30, 8:30, 12:30, 3:30 and 5:30,  we'll also give you a bonus chance everyday with the wildcard guess! We put 95 dollars in the pot  every weekday!   On Thursday...

  • What’s Up Doc?

    What’s Up Doc?

    Listen to The Trainwreck Wednesday 's at 6:20 for "What's Up Doc" with Dr. Emily from Lake Superior Community Health Center. It's your chance to call in and ask your medical question. Or fill out the form below and we will ask Dr. Emily for you. [contact-form-7 id="10063" title="Whats Up Doc"]

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    The Progressive Secret Sound is coming soon!

    Classic Rock KQ, The Northlands #1 radio station presents the return of The Progressive Secret Sound! It’s back to drive you nuts and maybe put hundreds or thousands of dollars in your pocket! Listen to KQ to play the game at 7:30, 8:30, 12:30, 3:30 and 5:30,  we'll also give you a bonus chance everyday with the wildcard guess! We put 95 dollars...

  • kq whats for dinner

    What’s for Dinner

    Listen to Tom from the Afternoon Trainwreck every Wednesday for the Cub Foods What's for Dinner segment on KQ! Recipe #12 5-27-15 Ahi Tuna Burger with Wasabi Aioli & Asian Slaw Active Time: 25 minutes Total Time: 25 minutes Serves: 4 servings INGREDIENTS 1 pound fresh Ahi tuna steaks 1/2 cup Culinary Circle Shanghai-inspired Five Spice Teriyaki Marinade & Dipping Sauce, divided 1 1/2 cups coleslaw mix without dressing 1/2 cup light...

  • Arrowhead Auto Body Motorhead Madness

    Arrowhead Auto Body Motorhead Madness

    Arrowhead Auto Body Motorhead Madness Saturday and Sunday, March 21st and March 22nd Over 150 one-of-a-kind cars and trucks filling four arenas on display See the #24 Axalta Chevrolet SS driven by Nascar Cup Champion Jeff Gordon Bring the whole family and watch the Lake Superior radio controlled car club races Free make and take model car activity for kids Tickets are $11 for adults, ages...

  • brewfest 2015

    Gitchee Gumee Brew Fest

  • St. Luke’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine High School All Star Hockey Series

    St. Luke’s Orthopedics and Sports Medicine High School All Star Hockey Series

    KQ is proud to present the St. Luke's Orthopedics and Sports Medicine High School All Star Hockey Series, presented by CCM. The games are Tuesday, March 10th at Mars Lakeview Arena in Duluth, and Wednesday, March 11th at the IRA Civic Center in Grand Rapids. Skills competition at six, with both games starting at seven. The series matches the best high school hockey...

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    Team Manning vs Team Savage at Adventure Zone in Canal Park!

    Team Manning vs Team Savage at Adventure Zone in Canal Park! On February 20th, Jason, Scott and their kids will battle it out at Adventure Zone in Canal Park! The batting cages, the mini golf course and lazer tag! Pick the team you think will prevail, if your correct and you’ll be eligible to win an Adventure Zone Party including a 10 play laser...

  • Beargrease Gala Dinner & Sled Dog Marathon

    Beargrease Gala Dinner & Sled Dog Marathon

    Beargrease Gala Dinner & Sled Dog Marathon Beargrease Gala This Friday, January 23rd at 6pm Black Bear Casino Resort Get your tickets here 31st Annual Running of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon This Sunday, January 25th Free to the public! Meet the mushers at noon Race start 2pm Two Harbors Highway 2 gravel pit Hwy 61 to Two Harbors Turn left on hwy 2, 8.5 miles to the north shore trail...

  • ALS Walleye

    ALS Walleye Tournament

    Join Jason and his son Colby for the 20th Annual Kolar Toyota A.L.S. Walleye Tournament! Saturday, May 30th on Island Lake! Cast for a cause as we raise money to help those affected by Lou Gehrigs Disease.  There will be a pre tourney party Friday the 29th at the UMD Ward Wells Field House.  Saturdays tournament includes the traditional heaviest walleye basket,...

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    temp a to z

    1-5 Title Artist (DON'T YOU) FORGET ABOUT ME SIMPLE MINDS 19TH NERVOUS BREAKDOWN ROLLING STONES 25 OR 6 TO 4 CHICAGO 867-5309/JENNY TOMMY TUTONE A DAY IN THE LIFE BEATLES A FACE IN THE CROWD TOM PETTY A HARD DAY'S NIGHT BEATLES A HARD RAIN IS GOING TO FALL BOB DYLAN A HORSE WITH NO NAME AMERICA A LIFE OF ILLUSION JOE WALSH A WOMAN IN LOVE (IT'S NOT ME) TOM PETTY ABACAB GENESIS ABRACADABRA STEVE MILLER BAND ACROSS THE UNIVERSE BEATLES [+] PAUL MCCARTNEY ADDICTED TO LOVE ROBERT...

  • KQ Rock & Roll A to Z

    KQ Rock n’ Roll A to Z

    Listen to Classic Rock KQ for the KQ Rock n’ Roll A to Z. KQ will going deep into our archives…dusting off lp’s, pulling out old cassettes and unloading boxes of cd’s and playing our entire on air music library in alphbetical order! The Rock n Roll A to Z. The Northlands #1 Radio Station is Classic Rock 95 KQDS. Here's the list... (we'll add...

  • Super-Sunday

    KQ/Benna Ford Super Sunday Party at Grandmas Sports garden

    Once again KQ is getting set for the Biggest, Baddest, Most Epic Super Sunday Party in the Northland! Grandma's Sports Garden is the site and this bash is invite only! Listen to KQ to win a 4 pack of passes to join us for the big game! Doors will open at 4:00 and Grandma's will have their famous Grandmas Sports Garden pizza, bonotta and...

  • Santa Tracks

    Santa Tracks

    Listen to Classic Rock KQ this Christmas Eve as Superior Choice Credit Union Presents….Santa Tracks 2014!  KQ has teamed up with NORAD to track Santa’s progress around the world as he makes his way toward the Northland!  We start tracking Ol’ St. Nick around 6 pm with updates throughout Christmas Eve!

  • KQDS Marine General Ice Fishing Olympics 12-16-14

    KQDS Marine General Ice Fishing Olympics 12-16-14

  • UMD School of Medicine – Reduced Nicotine Cigarette Study

    UMD School of Medicine – Reduced Nicotine Cigarette Study

    Thank you for your interest in the UMD School of Medicine Reduced Nicotine Cigarette Study. What happens when smokers use low nicotine cigarettes? The reduced nicotine cigarette study is being conducted by the University of Minnesota Duluth to answer that question. Participants will be compensated for: 10 weekly office visits Telephone surveys Travel expenses Blood and urine tests Free cigarettes and other tobacco/nicotine products are provided to participants...

  • KQ Dubh Linn New Years

    Dubh Linn New Years Eve Party

  • KQDS 2014 Bike Drive Dart Tournament

    KQDS 2014 Bike Drive Dart Tournament

    KQDS 2014 Bike Drive Dart Tournament December 13th at The Gopher Hole bar 402 N Central Ave Duluth, MN 3:00pm sign up 4:00 pm start $10 entry fee luck of the draw. Free food and Bike Drive T-shirts to all players.  Gopher Bar will be accepting bike and cash donations now through December 13th Bike Drive 2014 Dart Tournament Sponsors MidwestCoin Concepts Superior Beverages (Budweiser) Irving Community Club Gopher Bar Erberts &...

  • Bret Michaels

    Bret Michaels

    Bret Michaels Mystic Lake Casino Tickets are available at ticketmaster.com and start at $45. 1/31

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    SAHA Pond Hockey Tournament

    SAHA Pond Hockey Tournament - January 23rd - 25th Tournament Game Format This tournament is a 4 on 4 round robin event. Rink dimensions are approximately 140 X 70. Each team will play three to five round robin games within their division. Teams receive: Win = 2 pts, Tie = 1 pts, Loss = 0 pts. Each division will have a championship game and semi-finals *if...

  • Bike Drive

    Bike Drive 2014

    Bike Drive 2014 Donate a brand-new bike for a child or teenager at the Superior or Hermantown Walmart during our broadcasts Businesses: get a pool together in the office and raise money to buy bikes for the 2014 Bike Drive! to get your business involved, email: bikedrive@redrockradio.org Bikes will be distributed by the Salvation Army of Duluth and the Superior Fire Department Superior Walmart: Thursday,...

  • Hairball

    Hairball

    Hairball Black Bear Casino Tickets are on sale 11/14 and start at $25. 12/20

  • Marshall Tucker Band & Atlanta Rhythm Section

    Marshall Tucker Band & Atlanta Rhythm Section

    Marshall Tucker Band & Atlanta Rhythm Section Medina Entertainment Center Tickets are available online at medinaentertainment.com or by calling 763-478-6661. Tickets start at $32. 1/31  

  • Toys For Tots!

    Toys For Tots!

  • KQ Trainwreck @ Malloween

    KQ Trainwreck @ Malloween

    Join Kevin & Tom for The KQ Trainwreck live from the Miller Hill Mall for Malloween Friday, October 31st from 3-7 Trick or Treating from 5-7pm Costume contest Themes include Best family themed Most creative kid costume Sweetest kid costume Best adult rock n' roll themed Cutest baby

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