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Interviews from the bands that made Rock N Roll in Chicago the greatest. Hear from your favorite rock bands from the 60's until today! Join Paul Martin (M&R Rush, The Dancing Noodles) & Ray Bernadisius (Ray the Roadie) each week as they interview your favorite artists, club owners and concert venues.

Interviews from the bands that made Rock N Roll in Chicago the greatest. Hear from your favorite rock bands from the 60's until today! Join Paul Martin (M&R Rush, The Dancing Noodles) & Ray Bernadisius (Ray the Roadie) each week as they interview your favorite artists, club owners and concert venues.

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United States

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Interviews from the bands that made Rock N Roll in Chicago the greatest. Hear from your favorite rock bands from the 60's until today! Join Paul Martin (M&R Rush, The Dancing Noodles) & Ray Bernadisius (Ray the Roadie) each week as they interview your favorite artists, club owners and concert venues.

Language:

English

Contact:

8156666309


Episodes

Ep 62 Todd Sucherman

10/20/2020
Todd Sucherman continues to be one of the world’s most in demand drummers and educators. While recording touring the world with the multi platinum rock band STYX for the last twenty four years, he’s managed to balance a schedule of recording sessions, masterclasses, clinics, and creating the enormously successful “Rock Drumming Masterclass” for Drumeo. Todd has been recognized by his peers winning many Modern Drummer Magazine Reader’s Poll awards through the years taking top honors in the...

Duration:00:57:33

Past Performances: Tommy Scheckel

10/13/2020
Past Performances: Tommy Scheckel. A favorite of our listeners so we though we would run it once again! Drummer for The Buckinghams for 27 years and now with Paul Revere's Raiders since 2010, Tommy is still rockin' the house!

Duration:00:42:28

Ep 61 Mike Arturi

10/6/2020
Mike Arturi is a lifelong professional musician and music lover. Mike has toured, performed, and/or recorded with numerous internationally acclaimed artists including Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, and Del Shannon. Since 1996 Mike has been a full time member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee band, The Lovin’ Spoonful!

Duration:00:50:20

Ep 60 - Revival

9/29/2020
Chicago based band Revival, covers American swamp rock, classic rock and blues music. You are sure to tap your toes and shake what your momma gave you.

Duration:00:42:07

Ep 59 Frank Orrall

9/22/2020
Frank Orrall is the founder, frontman / multi-instrumentalist for the 'Acous-tronic' Rock & Soul group; Poi Dog Pondering. He is also: Percussionist and Singer for the D.C. based outernationalists; Thievery Corporation. (His other side projects include: Palm Fabric Orchestra, Mourning Doves and 8fatfat8).

Duration:00:49:43

Ep 58 Jade 50's feat. Joe Cantafio

9/15/2020
Chicago's premiere 50's band form the 70's and into the 80's. We were joined by Joe Cantafio, founder of the band.

Duration:00:45:04

Ep 57 Lights Out Chicago

9/8/2020
Formed in late 2007, Lights Out Chicago replicates the music of UFO in meticulous detail. Fans that see the band will hear the entire "Strangers in the Night" played with the same fire and passion as we to take you back to a very memorable night when UFO invaded the Chicago Amphitheater on October 13th 1978.

Duration:00:48:33

Ep 56 Sean and Charlie

8/25/2020
You can find them all over the south side performing their blend of current rock, classic rock, country, Irish, and party favorites. You can expect them to perform while walking around the bar, on top of the bar, or sometimes playing outside of the bar on the street. You can bet there will be fun crowds and great music at every performance ....and maybe a little Jameson too.

Duration:00:53:19

Ep 55 Everett Dean

7/14/2020
Everett Dean started his music career by winning his first music contest at the age of 12. Since then he has perfected his electrifying style of music. He and his backing group, The Lonesome Hearts, are one of the nation’s hottest bands. Raw Rockabilly - High Octane Rock & Roll!

Duration:00:42:38

Ep 54 The Crawpuppies

6/30/2020
The Crawpuppies are not a cajun band or anything like it. They are one of the most solid original / cover pop rock bands you'll ever come across. Hailing from Northwest Indiana, these veteran rockers have been entertaining audiences of all ages, sizes, and tastes since 1995. From festivals, to weddings, to bar gigs, these guys can do something for everyone.

Duration:00:52:00

EP 53 Scott May

6/24/2020
Scott May (b.1954) is a Musician/Producer best known as the Organist of Chicago’s Ides Of March since 1990. Also known as the leader of his “One-Armed Orchestra”-named after a role created during his tenure with the then top-rated morning drive host Kevin Matthews on Chicago's WLUP-FM. Audiences outside of the Windy City may remember Scott as the sidekick for legendary talk-show host Morton Downey Jr. on TV and Radio, or as the “House Band” for Caroline’s Comedy Hour on the A&E Network.

Duration:00:43:25

Ep 52 Tiny Bit of Giants Blood

6/16/2020
And so is this glam punk heavy rock product from the dark side of Chicago. Tiny Bit of Giant’s Blood may also be used to describe: a lion on stimulants / a velvet jumper two sizes too small / a blast of radiant light that will render you temporarily immortal / a mysterious dark liquid that wants very much to be pulsating inside of you.

Duration:00:43:25

Ep 51 Dave Zane

6/9/2020
This week we talk with Dave Zane, guitarist for The Buckinghams and Jay and the Americans.

Duration:00:48:57

Ep 50 Carl Giammarese

6/2/2020
Episode 50 brings us an original member of the legendary Buckinghams, Carl Giammarese. Over fifty years of rock n roll history!

Duration:00:49:16

EP 49 Mike Aquino

5/26/2020
Mike Aquino’s guitar playing has been quoted as “going from country to jazz to rock to blues often within the same phrase”. He started playing guitar at the age of 8 and hasn’t looked back since.

Duration:00:51:49

Ep 48 Smokin Gunz

5/19/2020
Established in the summer of 1997, in Schaumburg, Illinois a western suburb of Chicago, Smokin Gunz has been playing a mix of Top 40 Country Hits and original songs. The band members, inspired by real life experiences, write all original songs.

Duration:00:45:39

Ep 47 Kimi Hayes

5/12/2020
Chicago's own Kimi Hayes. Currently in the band of the Broadway production of Six the Musical as Maggie, the guitarist. Paul and Ray joined with her to talk about her career.

Duration:00:32:59

Ep 46 Sunshine Boys

4/28/2020
Sunshine Boys are a Chicago-based trio of veteran recording and touring artists from some of the most revered bands in indie rock. Featuring Freda Love Smith (Blake Babies, Antenna, Mysteries of Life), Jacqueline Schimmel (Justin Roberts, Big Hello), and Dag Juhlin (Poi Dog Pondering, The Slugs), Sunshine Boys offer a propulsive, melodic take on pop rock.

Duration:00:41:32

Ep 45 Managing A Band

4/21/2020
This week we take a little turn in the podcast. We met with Thom Dixon, Marty Mardirosian and Jose' Rivera to talk about the challenges of running a band and how today's events have affected them.

Duration:00:52:45

Ep 44 Ron Onesti

4/14/2020
Ron Onesti is an entertainment industry powerhouse recognized as an innovative leader across the country. In 2005, he took over the Arcada Theatre, a 900-seat vaudeville theater in St. Charles that was founded in 1926, restoring it to its original splendor and using it to showcase local and national talent in the far western suburbs. It is now the No. 1 live music venue in the Midwest, with more than 200 shows annually. We had the opportunity to sit down with Ron and talk about his life from...

Duration:00:48:10