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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 84 Beyond the Blonde

4/20/2021
BTB is Chicago-land's premier tribute to P!NK, Gwen Stefani, and Lady Gaga. The band showcases the energy and songs of the multi-platinum-selling, Grammy award-winning stars with other fierce female artists of pop and rock.​ BTB is led by vocalist Charity, who brings their energy and power vocals to the stage. Bobby on guitar, and Dan on drums. ​Together, they bring you a fun, energetic show that will keep you coming back!

Duration:00:40:00

Ep 83 Jonny Ballgame - Cover 21 Ignite Chicago

4/13/2021
Cover 21: Ignite Chicago is a feel good documentary/movie that delivers a message of positivity through the concertless summer of COVID-19, 2020. It stories a journey of one dude’s quest for his rock-n-roll therapy with the help of some of the best bands in Chicago. It gives the viewer some current up-close knowledge of their favorite Chicagoland artists while creating a new feeling of hope and excitement for the return and future of live music in Chicago. With some new original music...

Duration:00:39:46

Ep 82 Way Cool Rhythm Fools

4/6/2021
From back in the archives we meet up with the guys from Way Cool Rhythm Fools. No longer playing (but are they?) they have some great stories to tell.

Duration:00:46:29

Ep 81 Hairbangers Ball

3/30/2021
Whether you’re looking to bring back the memory of a favorite concert seen in 1985 or seeking a true-to-life representation of what a rock concert was like in the 80’s, Hairbanger’s Ball provides both the music and the mayhem for young and old alike, bundled together in a 6-piece, high octane lineup. Featuring powerful male and female lead vocals, some serious ax grinding and renditions of classic songs so much like the original you’d swear you’d gone back in time, Hairbanger’s Ball leaves...

Duration:00:47:18

Ep 80 My Metal Heart

3/23/2021
This week Paul and Ray get together with the boys from My Metal Heart. They're keeping the greatest hard-rockin' songs of the '80s alive!! Dressed to the nines and turned up to 10! You won't want to miss them.

Duration:00:46:25

Ep 79 Semple Band

3/16/2021
SEMPLE is a Chicago based band that prides itself on it's entertaining combination of musicianship and high energy stage performance. Fronted by one of the city’s most prominent lead singers and the band’s namesake, Keith Semple, every show is guaranteed to be a nonstop great time!

Duration:00:55:01

Ep 78 Kenny Cetera

3/9/2021
This episode we bring you Kenny Cetera. Joining us, as cohost this week, is Ed Kammerer who was a bandmate of Kenny's in Freewheelin' (Ep 30). Kenny Cetera's CHICAGO EXPERIENCE will take you back to a time that made you look forward to living your life to its fullest....with inspirational songs that will make you smile and feel stronger every day. All you have to do is listen.

Duration:00:51:39

Ep 77 Worth The Risk

3/2/2021
Worth The Risk! Five seasoned musicians playing music older than your kids, and younger than your parents. We got the band together to talk about how it all started and where it's going.

Duration:00:54:18

Ep 76 Nate Venturelli

2/23/2021
Northwest Indiana country singer/songwriter Nate Venturelli, a union welder by day, has been gaining popularity and support as a singer/songwriter from various unions around the country due to his original tune about blue collar workers titled, "Union Man," written about his grandfather. Check out what Nate has to say about this song, as well as his career.

Duration:00:36:47

Ep 75 Ray Vanda of Christian Friday and Falcon Eddy

2/16/2021
Going back a little this week, back to the late 70's and early 80's. This week we bring you Ray Vanda, guitarist with Christian Friday and Falcon Eddy. These two groups were very popular around town for many years. Check out Ray's story.

Duration:00:38:00

Ep 74 The Gingers

2/9/2021
These chicks rock!” is the reaction you hear when The Gingers hit the stage! Their high-energy arsenal is filled with the greatest rock covers sprinkled with playful surprises. Their rough edge tackles traditionally testosterone-fueled tunes and is nicely bookended with plenty of layer-cake harmonies and melodic favorites that audiences know and love. Each of the front-line women of The Gingers, along with their rock solid “guy drummer”, have a road-tested performance history around the...

Duration:00:46:23

Ep 73 Frank Rossi

2/2/2021
STRAIGHT OUT OF CHICAGO HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS, FRANK ROSSI HAS BEEN PERFORMING ALL AROUND THE CHICAGOLAND AREA FOR DECADES. HE PLAYS ACCORDION AND KEYS FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF EVENTS. FRANK IS AN ENTERTAINER FOR THE AGES, AND ONE FOR ALL AGES. WHETHER IT'S AT THE LOCAL JAZZ CLUB, A WEDDING, OR A BIRTHDAY PARTY, FRANK IS SEEN ALL OVER CHICAGO CHARMING AUDIENCES WHEREVER HE GOES.

Duration:00:51:32

Ep 72 The Acoustiholics

1/26/2021
For over twenty years Len and John have been entertaining in and around Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. From your local bar or festival, to your living room, backyard or Banquet Hall, The Acoustiholics are perfect for anyone who enjoys live music! They truly enjoy performing songs that everyone relates to, the songs you grew up to, to songs you dance to, and the songs you love to sing along to! From the 60's to today's current hits, The Acoustiholics have got you covered!

Duration:00:50:10

Ep 71 The Chicago Experience

1/19/2021
The Chicago Experience is the nation's premiere tribute to the legendary band "Chicago." A tribute to Rock With Horns featuring: Steve Frost, Jim Massoth, Terry Viano, Brian Hemstock, Eric Caliendo, Ron Brandt, Tim Rutter, Paul Wood & Adam Cowger.

Duration:00:56:15

Ep 70 Eddie Korosa Jr.

1/12/2021
Changing things up a bit today, we talked with Eddie Korosa Jr. - Chicago's Polka King! Eddie's roots in music go way way back. All the way back to his dad, Eddie Korosa Sr. Eddie and his band have a spot in the history of Chicago music - POLKA!

Duration:00:41:54

Ep 69 2020 Year in Review

1/2/2021
Paul and Ray reminisce about all the great folks they talked with throughout the year. From beginning to end. Also they feature some of their bloopers and outtakes.

Duration:00:50:49

Ep 68 Heartache Tonight

12/22/2020
From the powerful guitar duel in “Hotel California” to the shimmering harmonies of “Peaceful Easy Feeling” a Heartache Tonight show is a true Eagles concert experience featuring all the timeless classic songs from one of the greatest rock bands of all time. With meticulous attention to every detail, Heartache Tonight brings together music from all eras and incarnations of this huge American rock powerhouse that produced hits over four decades.

Duration:00:47:24

Ep 67 Maggie Speaks feat. Dave Calzaretta

12/8/2020
Since 1998, Maggie Speaks has provided high quality, experienced, and customizable musical entertainment to private and public events from Sydney to Venice to our hometown of Chicago. You can find them playing somewhere nearly every day of the week. We were joined by Dave Calzaretta to get the story of the band.

Duration:00:47:43

Ep 66 - Hillbilly Rockstarz

12/1/2020
Hillbilly Rockstarz are Chicago's very own country super group, specializing in covering the latest hits in country music, along with many of your classic favorites. This band is always true to the original recording, so they've always gotcha covered. HBRS Setlist's are full of radio friendly country music. This headlining show promote's a good time, feel good, performance. Country Music fans love their connection with the audience. Leader of the band and founding member Scott Lewis... "IT'S...

Duration:00:51:07

Ep 65 - The Outfit

11/24/2020
The Outfit, from Chicago have been creating a buzz since coming on to the rock scene. Their first single “Soldier Boy” released in 2018, secured the #34 spot on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Chart. The band isn’t re-inventing the wheel, and it never tries to; thats it’s charm. The three words to describe the band is Original, bold, rock. The Outfit shows they have the chops of veteran musicians, yet the forward thinking attitude to make an impact with a fresh unique sound for today’s music...

Duration:00:41:41