Archive for December 2014

'Tis The Season - Musicians Talk About Their Favorite Christmas Music

'Tis The Season - Musicians Talk About Their Favorite Christmas Music
Keeping with the spirit of the season, I spoke with Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, Scott Lucas of Local H, Eddie Spaghetti of the Supersuckers, Kristina Cottone of Honey & The 45's, singer songwriter Mike Doughty, saxman Frank Catalano, bluesman Tom Holland and drummer Steve Luongo about their thoughts on Christmas music and some of their favorite holiday tracks... ...

Q&A Interview With Robin Zander and Steve Luongo - A Robin Zander Band Concert Preview (Saturday, December 20 and Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles)

Q&A Interview With Robin Zander and Steve Luongo - A Robin Zander Band Concert Preview (Saturday, December 20 and Sunday, December 21, 2014 at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles)
Headed to town for a pair of shows this weekend at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, I spoke with Cheap Trick vocalist/rhythm guitarist Robin Zander and drummer Steve Luongo about their partnership in the Robin Zander Band, covering The Who, an affinity for Christmas tunes and how passion for the music and having fun playing it define the Robin Zander Band...

Q&A Interview With Scott Lucas of Local H (A Scott Lucas & The Married Men Holiday Concert Preview: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at The Hideout)

Q&A Interview With Scott Lucas of Local H (A Scott Lucas & The Married Men Holiday Concert Preview: Saturday, December 20, 2014 at The Hideout)
Busy as always, I chatted this week with Local H frontman Scott Lucas about early work on the band's eighth studio album, this week's release of the second installment of Local H's Awesome Mix Tape covers series, a holiday themed show he has coming up Saturday night at Hideout with his side project Scott Lucas & The Married Men, a Local H New Year's Eve show at Cubby Bear and more... ...
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Q&A Interview With Peter Wolf - J. Geils Band Concert Preview (Thursday, December 11, 2014 with Bob Seger at United Center)

Q&A Interview With Peter Wolf - J. Geils Band Concert Preview (Thursday, December 11, 2014 with Bob Seger at United Center)
Headed to town with his longtime group the J. Geils Band as the opening act for Bob Seger Thursday night at United Center, I spoke with Peter Wolf about radio as a gateway to the blues, working with artists like Neko Case and Merle Haggard in his solo work and what exactly it is that keeps the J. Geils Band exciting for him after more than forty-five years... ...