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Styx drummer Todd Sucherman finds his voice on ‘Last Flight Home’ (Episode 340)

Todd Sucherman is the world-class drummer for rock giant STYX, and this year he’s going solo with a powerful, emotional release called “Last Flight Home.” We talk at length about…

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Meet the new classic rock: ROOKIE delivers veteran-level album (Episode 339)

Chicago band Rookie is everything you like about 70s classic rock in a kickass 21st century package. Their s/t debut on Bloodshot is an early 2020 favorite, and something you…

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Chicago singer/songwriter David Singer brings his sweet science to Quarantine Con Carne (Episode 338)

Live performance alert! David Singer performs his new single (48/49) “live” at the end of the episode! David Singer is a musician, singer/songwriter, stage composer, filmmaker, storyteller and mensch. These…

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Friday night’s a great night for Scotch: Tracie Franklin of Glenfiddich (Episode 337)

Glenfiddich (pronounced Glen-fiddick) is a perfect partner for your Friday night. I’m joined by Glenfiddich brand ambassador Tracie Franklin, who gives us a little home schooling about scotch and all…

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Chemlab’s Jared Louche checks in from London (Episode 336)

Jared Louche of Chemlab is one of Car Con Carne’s favorite guests. We talked for a while about a great many things, including: Ultraterrestrials Dogtablet Chemlab Reading, books, etc. Chicago…

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Mental health in the time of pandemic: It’s (still) OK not to be OK. Catching back up with Hope for the Day (Episode 335)

Tonight I’m joined by Mike Vinopal (Director of Education) and Joel Frieders (Director of Public Policy) from Hope for the Day. We chat about how to take care of one’s…

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The Trotter Project: Helping Chicago communities and the service industry (Episode 334)

Trotter Project CEO Derrek Hull’s on to talk about “Kitchen Sessions” on IGTV, helping out the restaurant community, and more! Car Con Carne is sponsored by C&H Financial Services

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Let’s drink rum! Ashley Thomas from Sailor Jerry joins us for virtual cocktails (Episode 333)

Ashley Thomas from Sailor Jerry rum joins me for Friday cocktails! Rum-based bloody Mary? Check. Shot with a pickle back? Double check. Get your quarantine drink on… you’re not going…

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Sunshine Boys ready album #2 while sheltering at home (Episode 332)

The band histories of the members of Sunshine Boys are more than enough to recommend them, but it’s Sunshine Boys’ music that really makes the point. Before the release of…

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Chicago band Baby Cuts eats pizza, debuts new song live (Episode 331)

Baby Cuts chats about the band and plays a new song (C’est Bon) live in their communal living room!