Katie Cole talks music, touring and Smashing Pumpkins while eating Haymarket tater tots (Episode 222)
Singer/songwriter and Smashing Pumpkins keyboardist Katie Cole met me at the wonderful Haymarket Pub & Brewery (737 W. Randolph, Chicago) for food and conversation. Katie was in town to play…
That train overhead? It’s the ‘L.’ That amazing performance? It’s the return of the War on Peace. (Episode 221)
The War on Peace (Grahm, Steven and Jeremy) returns to Car Con Carne for another hard-to-believe-it-was-done-in-a-car performance! They previewed the new song “High School” from the forthcoming EP, “Mutual Destruction”…
The band Vortis jumps in my car, and I spend some extra time talking with music journalist friend Jim DeRogatis about the R. Kelly story he broke
The legendary Robyn Hitchcock talks about his music, career and that time he was in a “dislocated state”
Chicago area band Bummed Out jumps in the car for pizza and a performance!
Chicago has its own record-pressing plant… and it’s awesome!
Episode 216 – The 4th annual Baconfest preview, with Logan Square restaurant Twain and Baconfest co-founder Seth Zurer
BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON, BACON