Category: Festivals

Dana's Divine-3rd annual House Club Tour Pub Crawl back at it June 28, 2017

Dana's Divine-3rd annual House Club Tour Pub Crawl back at it June 28, 2017
The house music community is all warmed up for this year’s installation of the House Club Tour Pub Crawl.  The founder-Dana Divine took a moment in her busy day to speak about it and her historical contributions to house music and culture. How did you get your name Dana Divine? Well, my husband calls me... Read more »

Spring Awakening Music Festival Cometh Courtesy of Impresario Pat Grumley & Co.

Spring Awakening Music Festival Cometh Courtesy of Impresario Pat Grumley & Co.
Chicago’s own Pat Grumley along with his friends are ready to set the stage this weekend featuring the city’s first all electronica, all day outdoor music festival.  And get this…the party won’t stop ’til round midnite…touchdown!!! Pat, how did you get started producing events like the one coming up June 16th at Soldiers Field-called Spring... Read more »

The Kids These Days were tearing it up at Lolla!

How could I not have a sit down with a Chicago original product.  Relatively new to the scene-Kids These Days were in effect at Lollapalooza performing on Friday-then following up that show with an afterparty performance at Hard Rock Cafe.  In todays world of electronic gadetry to produce music-it was most refreshing to see an... Read more »
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An interview with Cee Lo Green-The Lady Killer

An interview with Cee Lo Green-The Lady Killer
Fresh off the new release of Cee Lo’s hit single ‘Fuck You’-I was given the opportunity to speak with him regarding his upcoming album “The Lady Killer”.  And he was kind enough to give a look into his soul and the music he loves to make. Q. Let’s talk about the new single Fuck You! ... Read more »

Moby brings the house down at the North Coast Music Festival

Moby brings the house down at the North Coast Music Festival
Backstage with Moby before he completely rocked the show at the North Coast Music Festival-an interesting conversation discussing his philosophy on music, life and the city of Chicago.  For someone who has sold over 20,000,000 records you would never think a giant could be so humble. Q. Taking a look at your bio I was... Read more »

North Coast Music Festival a music lover's paradise

North Coast Music Festival a music lover's paradise
Set against the backdrop of Summer’s Last Stand at Union Park-Pat Grumley, Michael Raspatello and 6 other local promoters took a leap of faith to add this three-day event to a full menu of festivals in Chicago.  Where this festival stands out is in programming-which leans heavily toward dance and electronica with a nice splash... Read more »
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Kidz In The Hall-True School Hip Hop Impresarious

Kidz In The Hall-True School Hip Hop Impresarious
This is part 3 in a series of interviews that took place backstage at Lollapalooza this summer.  Not only was it very informative-it shed another light on the type of musical artists invited to perform at one of the best festivals in the country.  And listening to the Kidz In The Hall(MC Nalege and DJ... Read more »

Lights Please backstage with J. Cole at Lollapalooza

Lights Please backstage with J. Cole at Lollapalooza
On site with MC J. Cole at  Lollapalooza. Q. So are you excited about what you are about to make happen here in Chicago, Illinois?A. Absolutely man, you know…I’m ecstatic! Q. What can the crowd expect to see in your live show?A. A lot of vicious raps.  A lot of confidence and stage presence.  And... Read more »

The biggest Lollapalooza ever the ultimate Soundgarden

The biggest Lollapalooza ever the ultimate Soundgarden
Perry Farrell was at it again for the 14th Lollapalooza billed as the largest ever in terms of land print upon Grant Park and in terms of audience-240,000 fans over the weekend.  His team at C3 definitely know music and make every bit of it an adventure.   The talent line-up was outstanding and if... Read more »
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In a soulful Heartbeat songstress Nneka takes on Chicago at Lollapalooza

In a soulful Heartbeat songstress Nneka takes on Chicago at Lollapalooza
Q. Nneka, now that you are here in Chicago for Lollapalooza let’s talk about your journey to reach this point.  A. Well, I’ve been into to this for about 7 sevens years now.  I’ve released a couple of albums in Africa as well as in Europe.  The first album dropped for the states earlier this... Read more »
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