Archive for December 2017

We All Want The Same Things - A Q&A Interview With Craig Finn

We All Want The Same Things - A Q&A Interview With Craig Finn
Before an October solo performance at City Winery, I spoke with Hold Steady frontman Craig Finn about his latest solo album We All Want The Same Things, connecting with an audience despite divisive times, Chicago as a recurring character/setting in his work and much more. As we look back on a turbulent year and ahead to a new one, Finn's observations on characters simply trying their best to get by, and the positive message at the core of We All Want The Same Things, seem like a fitting way to close 2017... ...

Q&A Interview With Melissa Etheridge - A "Merry Christmas, Baby" Concert Preview (Sunday, December 10, 2017 At The Arcada Theatre In St. Charles)

Q&A Interview With Melissa Etheridge - A "Merry Christmas, Baby" Concert Preview (Sunday, December 10, 2017 At The Arcada Theatre In St. Charles)
Headed back to town for a special "Merry Christmas, Baby" performance of hits and seasonal takes Sunday at Arcada Theatre in St. Charles, I spoke with Melissa Etheridge about responding to the world in song, change from within and much more. Sunday's concert benefits Toys For Tots and fans are encouraged to bring an unwrapped gift or donation to the venue... ...