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Video – Smoking Popes at T1 Fest

I caught up with Josh Caterer of Smoking Popes shortly after the band closed down T1 Fest at the Forge in Joliet. We talked a lot about the Popes’ music,…

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Video – Dan Vapid and the Cheats

Dan Vapid’s punk rock resume is massive (Screeching Weasel, Methadones, Riverdales, Sludgeworth, Queers, etc.). He jumped in the car with his band, the Cheats, to talk about how the Cheats…

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Video – The return of 88 Fingers Louie

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VIDEO – Fighting Type 1 diabetes with punk rock

Joe and Jimmy from Capgun Heroes opened Day Two of T1 Fest, and also happen to be the brains behind the festival. They explain the very personal reason for launching…

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Episode 280 – The Mizzerables are only here for the boos (recorded at 13th Floor Haunted House)

It’s spooky season on Car Con Carne, and this episode finds the podcast at 13th Floor Haunted House in Melrose Park. Joining me for the experience is the Mizzerables (Joe…

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Video – Hellsgate Haunted House with 88 Fingers Louie

Dan and Nat from 88 Fingers Louie jump in the car after walking through the magnificent Hellsgate Haunted House in Lockport. Hellsgate mastermind John Laflamboy joins us to talk about…

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Live at Riot Fest 2019: Teenage Bottlerocket (Episode 255)

Ray from Teenage Bottlerocket joined me bright and early on Day 3 of Riot Fest! Car Con Carne is presented by the Autobarn Mazda of Evanston

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Live at Riot Fest 2019: RISE AGAINST returns to Car Con Carne (Episode 254)

Joe Principe of Rise Against talked with Car Con Carne before the band absolutely owned Riot Fest 2019. We talked about the band’s 20-year history, their trend of only playing…

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Live from Riot Fest 2019: Anti-Flag (Episode 253)

Justin and Pat from Anti-Flag talk politics, community, their 20-year history, the spirit of punk rock and the obvious trilogy that will never come to be.

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Live from Riot Fest 2019: No Parents (Episode 251)

Zoe and Dee Dee of No Parents joined Car Con Carne backstage after their performance on day one of Riot Fest 2019.