13th Apr2012

Interview with Randy McStine from Lo-Fi Resistance

Interview by Kevin Pollack   Founded in 2009, Lo-Fi Resistance is the creation of songwriter, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist Randy McStine. Setting up a small studio in his...

11th Apr2012
Celtic Woman live - Susan McFadden, Mairead Nesbitt, Chloe Agnew, Lisa Lambe

Akoo Hears “Celtic Woman” Roar

  A couple weeks after the Chicago River was died green for St. Patrick’s Day, a band of Irish singers flew into the Windy City. Celtic Woman...

11th Apr2012

Lee Ritenour Live at Mayne Stage

  The Mayne stage, a club with a very up close and personal setting in Rogers Park, Wednesday hosted Lee Ritenour, Jazz guitarist for a night of...

07th Apr2012

Interview with Napoleon Murphy Brock from The Mothers of Invention

Interview by Kevin Pollack   Q: What influenced you to get into music? Brock: Well, my grandparents, on my father’s side, my grandmother, she was a singer,...

07th Apr2012

Interview with The Cribs’ Gary Jarman

  Interview by Will Fink   The Cribs are one of those bands who have stood the test of time.  Naming the number of British Indie bands...

03rd Apr2012

Interview with Five for Fighting’s John Ondrasik

Interview by Kevin Pollack   Q: First and foremost, who are your influences? John Ondrasik: Musically, the storytellers of the 70s. My family members also tend to...

02nd Apr2012

Video Games Live Latest Surprise…

The Arcada Theatre was built in 1926 decades before any video game was invented.  It was errected well before color televisions, cell phones and the internet.  Regardless...

02nd Apr2012

War Funks Up The Venue in Hammond

War is not just another band. It is an event of spectacular musicians.  It is the coalition of Jazz, Rock, Funk, R&B, Reggae and Soul from minds...

26th Mar2012
cheech and chong

Cheech and Chong Still Smokin’ at The Venue

“Knock, Knock.  Who is it?  Dave.  [Silence]  Dave’s not here.  No, this is Dave.”  Thus goes the popular “Dave” skit for a popular duo, Cheech and Chong...

26th Mar2012
Brit Floyd Performing at Liverpool Echo Arena - 22-01-2011

Brit Floyd Stuns Rosemont!

The Akoo Theatre formerly The Rosemont Theatre knew what they were in for. More than a thousand Pink Floyd fans and Classic Rocksters coming to see the...