Posts tagged "Chicago I Love You"

Q&A Interview With Tom Schraeder - A Tom Schraeder & His Ego Concert Preview (Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Empty Bottle)

Q&A Interview With Tom Schraeder - A Tom Schraeder & His Ego Concert Preview (Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Empty Bottle)
Performing Tuesday night at Empty Bottle (the record release party for his latest album, Schraedest Hits), I spoke with local songwriter Tom Schraeder about tailoring his songs to fit someone else's art in his recent film and television work, growing as a songwriter, looking back at his expansive 22 album catalog, the influence of Paul Westerberg and what he hopes lies ahead in his next decade as a recording musician... ...

Concert Preview: Chicago, I Love You 2013 (FREE Performances Run October 10-20 throughout Chicago)

Concert Preview: Chicago, I Love You 2013 (FREE Performances Run October 10-20 throughout Chicago)
For the second consecutive year, the highlight of the Chicago fall concert season is "Chicago, I Love You." Taking the form this year of an entirely FREE celebration of Chicago arts (music, comedy, literature and much more), "Chicago, I Love You" features hundreds of Chicago artists and takes over nearly thirty venues throughout the city across a ten day span.  I spoke last week with "Chicago, I Love You" creator and organizer Tom Schraeder in an effort to find out exactly what it is that makes such an ambitious idea not only possible but successful... ...