23rd Apr2012
rob evan

Interview with Rob Evan (singer from Trans-Siberian Orchestra)

Interviewed by Kevin Pollack    Q: How did you first get involved with the Trans-Siberian Orchestra? Evan: I was brought to TSO founder Paul O’Neill’s attention in...

19th Apr2012

Interview with Jon Anderson from Yes

Interviewed by Kevin Pollack    Q: How did you get into music? Did you come from a musical family? Anderson: Well, my brother and myself used to...

17th Apr2012

Pure Prairie League at SPACE in Evanston

  Pure Prairie League may not have all the members they used to have, but they more than filled the hall with good country rock Thursday night...

17th Apr2012

Kick the Cat Live at Fitzgeralds

  A laid back crowd in a mellowish atmosphere, the band opened with a couple of minutes of chaotic free jazz, which was the beginning of Breakfast...

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...