Kevin & Bean's April Foolishness: Bill Burr, Anjelah Johnson, David Koechner, Jimmy Pardo, Adam Ray, Jonah Ray, and Taylor Williamson. Tickets on sale NOW!

Throwback Thursday: Shaq Performs With 311 At The 2001 Weenie Roast

The year was 2001. Back then people used their cell phones to actually make calls, Facebook didn’t exist yet, and the Lakers were smack in the middle of their back-to-back-to-back championships.

The KROQ Weenie Roast, meanwhile, was less than 10 years old (the first Weenie Roast was in 1993), but had already established itself as one of the premier concert events of the year. The 2001 lineup included Jane’s Addiction, Blink-182, Stone Temple Pilots, Linkin Park, Coldplay, and many more.

The 2001 Weenie Roast also featured 311, who had broken out a few years earlier with their self-titled album and had grown into one of the biggest acts of the era. They were so popular, in fact, that they were able to get then LA Lakers center  Shaquille O’Neal to fly in via helicopter for a surprise appearance just one week after winning the NBA Championship.

Check out footage from the show as KROQ jocks Kat Corbett and Stryker recall Shaq’s unannounced visit. You can also see photos HERE.

Plus, don’t miss out on your chance to win tickets in the pit to this year’s Weenie Roast!

To see more Throwback Thursday action, click here.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From The World Famous KROQ

HD Radio Sound Space
Kevin & Bean Podcast
Stream Roq Of The 80s

Listen Live