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‘Songs From a Scene’ preview with LBC, the Dog & Everything and One Life (Episode 672)

Songs From a Scene ‘21 hits Bottom Lounge on 11/5 and 11/6. Joining me tonight at an undisclosed Midwest location to talk about the shows are Stubhy Pandav (Lucky Boys Confusion), Augie Schmidt (the Dog and Everything) and Pat Gilroy…

Posted in Music of Chicago podcast

Music of Chicago (Episode Seven) – 10/15/21

The new episode of Music of Chicago features: Adem Dalipi Empty Promises Kidd Russell and Southside Jake Rolling Rock Damager I Am Made of Solid Gold Bullet to the Heart Heathen The Relevant I’ll Be OK The Last Great Riot…

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Singer/songwriter Nathan Graham returns to Car Con Carne! (Episode 671)

Nathan Graham, a favorite guest of Car Con Carne through the years, is back on the show as his new single, “Somebody Else” is taking off! Support the Chicago Shogun!

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The Chicago International Film Festival ‘After Dark’ (Episode 670)

Pictured: “The Sadness,” part of the “After Dark” series at the Chicago International Film Festival

Posted in Double Door podcast venue owners

That time the Rolling Stones played Double Door … (Double Door podcast Episode 2) – 10/12/21

Check out the new biweekly Double Door podcast, proudly produced by James VanOsdol! In this episode: Sean and Pete are excited because live music was heard at the new location for the first time! The guys recorded this episode right…

Posted in Episodes Halloween

Haunted house time! Let’s go to 13th Floor and the Old Joliet Haunted Prison! (Episode 669)

👻 Spooky season is here! 👻 Halloween season is my favorite time of the year, and haunted houses are a big part of it. Bryan Kopp, Senior General Manager of 13th Floor Chicago and the Old Joliet Haunted Prison, joined…

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Music of Chicago (Episode 6) – 10/8/21

  Zerox Playa Contaminada SKYD Bloody Disco The Joy Thieves Crown of Expulsion Mystery Actions Keyboard Warrior Way to Go Radio It’s Not Enough Headswell Trophy Boy Wild Gravity Satellites

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Music of Chicago (Episode Five) – 10/1/21

  Take the Reins Girl in Black Stellar West Penny The Embryos Morning Birds State and Madison Life Is Good 5 R V L N 5 Funeral Song (SolemnYouth Remix) OutDrejas Promise Valaska Repeating History Hyperchicken De-Icer Sea Giraffe Secret…

Posted in Episodes horror Pilsen

Do you dare face… THE MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS? (Episode 668)

Hey, kids! It’s that time of year again! The MUSIC BOX OF HORRORS month-long drive-in event returns to Pilsen and the line-up is spectacular. Co-curator Mike Vanderbilt returns to the show to preview this year’s films.

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Alice Cooper albums ranked

Because the mighty Alice Cooper is back in Chicago tonight, I’m boldly posting my personal ranking of his 28 (!) studio albums, including the latest (“Detroit Stories”). I realize this list doesn’t completely line up with conventional Alice Cooper wisdom…