Before the Queen biopic hits theaters, spend some time with Queen tribute band The Ready Freddies!
They won the national #next2rock championship, scored a record deal and rubbed elbows with stars… now Friday Pilots Club eats burgers in a gorgeous Mazda CX-9 (from the Autobarn Mazda of Evanston)
Kyle from Soothsayer Hot Sauce joins me for pizza from the thrice-visited Dante’s Pizza (2825 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618).
Car Con Carne, presented by the Autobarn Mazda of Evanston, heads to the Ravenswood area to meet up with author/vegan/sustainability expert Ashlee Piper. Given Ashlee’s background, it made sense to meet at Urban Vegan (1601-1603 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613).
Car Con Carne is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Autobarn Mazda of Evanston! I bought my […]
Veteran (seasoned?) Chicago journalist Charlie Meyerson (currently of Chicago Public Square & Rivet, ex- of Chicago Tribune, WGN, WNUA and WXRT) joins me for subs and news talk at Submarine Tender (200 Desplaines Ave, Forest Park, IL 60130.) Just to get it out of the way, the restaurant’s name isn’t “Submarine Tenders,” as wrongly stated early in the episode by your intrepid host.
Naked Raygun is simply one of the greatest bands to emerge from Chicago. They helped define the Chicago punk sound in the 1980s with a handful of timeless albums and legendary live shows.
Proving there is still justice to be found in the world, Raygun’s legend continues to be discovered and the band’s catalog is finding its way into a new generation’s streaming playlists. Of course, it doesn’t hurt that one of the band’s most high-profile evangelists is Dave Grohl, who frequently shares the story of seeing Naked Raygun back in the 1980s at the Cubby Bear in Chicago.