Meet The Country-Rock Duo, Michigan Rattlers
Aug01

Meet The Country-Rock Duo, Michigan Rattlers

One of the perks of country music festivals is the exposure to upcoming artists. The Whiskey Jam stage at the Windy City Smokeout brought attendees a plethora of new country music throughout the weekend, and one of the stand-out artists was current LA-based artists, the Michigan Rattlers. Prior to their performance on Saturday evening, I had the opportunity to get better acquainted with them during an interview by the river where we...

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Country Lakeshake 2017: Surprises And Memorable Moments
Jul05

Country Lakeshake 2017: Surprises And Memorable Moments

One of the most anticipated festivals in Chicago, Country Lakeshake, was back for its third time at First Merit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island, June 23-25. Lakeshake presents a continuous stretch of country music, social experiences, beautiful city weather and cool Lake Michigan breezes, all amidst a breath-taking backdrop of the Chicago skyline. Check out these surprises and memorable moments from this year’s fest! Canadian duo,...

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The Highway Finds Tour Finale at Joe’s on Weed Street
May25

The Highway Finds Tour Finale at Joe’s on Weed Street

For anyone in the pursuit of new music, one of the best platforms to hear upcoming artists is Sirius XM’s The Highway. The Highway hand-selected a few of their featured artists; Steve Moakler, Drew Baldridge, and Smithfield, to showcase on a 26-city tour throughout the United States, relevantly titled, the Highway Finds Tour. The tour began March 16, 2017, in Georgia, with the final night selling out the renowned Joe’s on Weed Street...

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Parmalee brought the MUSIC to Skooters Roadhouse
May18

Parmalee brought the MUSIC to Skooters Roadhouse

Stoney Creek Recording Artist, Parmalee came to the Chicago suburb of Shorewood, Illinois to put on a show at Skooters Roadhouse on May 12, 2017. They are a unique band, composed of two brothers, a cousin, and a childhood best friend. This dynamic contributes to their remarkable on-stage aura, and they had quite a mesmerizing show! Kicking off the night was their song, “I’ll Bring The Music” and let me tell you, the entire night, they...

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Chicago Got Lost in The “Middle of a Memory” With Cole Swindell
Dec08

Chicago Got Lost in The “Middle of a Memory” With Cole Swindell

CMT on Tour and Cole Swindell brought the Down Home Tour to Chicago on November 30 and December 1, 2016, for two sold-out shows at Joe’s Live and Joe’s on Weed Street. Swindell promised that though the two shows were back-to-back, they’d be different. “This is going to be a set that nobody’s seen before!” He confessed the first night at Joe’s Live. Check out these highlights from Joe’s Live show! Despite admittedly being sick, Jon...

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