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Media: November 2016

Media: November 2016

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

Patti Haze remains one of the iconic radio voices from the rock and roll era in Chicago. Her sexy alto voice and friendly demeanor graced the airwaves of every major rock station in Chicago (save WXRT). She was on WLUP (twice), WMET, WCKG, and CD 94.7. Despite her incredible pedigree—as arguably the Queen of Chicago […]

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Cover Story: Good Charlotte

Cover Story: Good Charlotte

| October 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

For protean punk – and part-time thespian – Joel Madden, of Good Charlotte renown, there’s only one thing better than his cameo appearance last year on Lee Daniels’ hit TV series Empire, alongside his wife of six years, designer Nicole Richie. And that’s building an actual empire of his own, which he’s quietly been doing […]

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Stage Buzz Q&A: Kansas at The Copernicus Center

Stage Buzz Q&A: Kansas at The Copernicus Center

| October 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

For as long as he can remember, powerhouse vocalist Ronnie Platt was a passionate appreciator of the legendary progressive/classic/melodic rock band Kansas. In fact, the group’s original singer Steve Walsh helped shape his singing style, which was repeatedly demonstrated while fronting a lengthy list of area bands, such as a particularly fruitful run with west […]

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Photo Gallery: Green Day at Aragon Ballroom

Photo Gallery: Green Day at Aragon Ballroom

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

  Powered behind their best-selling, #1 Billboard charting album Revolution Radio, Green Day‘s rescheduled show at the Aragon Ballroom proved to be worth the wait. Acclaimed Chicago-based photographer Katie Hovland captured the pop-punk legends at Broadway and Lawrence for IE.    

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Photo Gallery – Widespread Panic at The Riverside Theater

Photo Gallery – Widespread Panic at The Riverside Theater

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Widespread Panic returned to Milwaukee’s Riverfront Theater for their annual autumn visit. Taking over the intersections of Wisconsin and Plankinton Ave for an entire weekend, we found find their followers trying to scrape-up tickets to their sold-out shows, while a mini Deadhead-like flea-market full of hippy stuff served the faithful. Panic fans consider the Milwaukee […]

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Photo Gallery – Tegan and Sara at The Riviera Theatre

Photo Gallery – Tegan and Sara at The Riviera Theatre

| October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

IE’s Curt Baran took a break from obsessing over post-season baseball to get back in the pit with Tegan and Sara…

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Photo Gallery – Alice Cooper @ Genesee Theatre

Photo Gallery – Alice Cooper @ Genesee Theatre

| October 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

  IE’s Ed Spinelli captured the godfather of glam-rock, the legendary Alice Cooper at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan.      

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Media: October 2016

Media: October 2016

| October 1, 2016 | 2 Comments

In 2014, when WGN Radio unveiled their Walk of Fame, two of the inductees were their long-time overnight team – the husband and wife radio duo of Steve King and Johnnie Putman. “That was one of those pinch-me moments,” King says now. “To be mentioned in the same breath as Wally Phillips and Bob Collins […]

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Cover Story: Rachael Yamagata

Cover Story: Rachael Yamagata

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The truth is out there, believes Rachael Yamagata …. life-changing answers will become self-evident.

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