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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7 Things I Learned at Windy City Smokeout 2016
Jul27

7 Things I Learned at Windy City Smokeout 2016

The weather was beautiful, the air smelled of “BBQ and cookies” (as stated by country artist and Sunday’s performer, Maren Morris) and the Windy City Smokeout was a sizzling success. It’s quite a task to narrow down and highlight three days’ worth of unforgettable moments at a festival of craft beer, top notch BBQ joints, and an astounding country music lineup, but here are 7 things I learned at the Windy City Smokeout 2016. –...

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