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Jun 29, 2021

Chicago songwriting treasure Steve Dawson (Dolly Varden, Funeral Bonsai Wedding) is ready to release his new solo album, "At the Bottom of a Canyon in the Branches of a Tree," on PRAVDA. He jumped on Car Con Carne to preview the album and his upcoming shows (!).


Car Con Carne is sponsored by Siren Records McHenry

Jun 24, 2021

Mike Lust (Tight Phantomz, Lustre King) jumps in the car for a conversation over a delicious dinner provided by Dante’s Tavern (1936 W. Chicago Ave.). We loved the pepperoni slices, and couldn’t get enough of the wings.

Mike talks at length about his killer debut, “Demented Wings,” and we go in plenty of...

Jun 23, 2021

South side culture, hidden treasures and beer: Chris Lanuti of Southside Pod (Episode 625)

Southside Pod is a very well-done, funny and community-focused podcast that I love listening to. Chris Lanuti joins me tonight to talk about his show, the south side, and why people should pledge to "Phonation" TODAY.


Car Con...

Jun 22, 2021

Tiffany returns! Tiffany and guitarist/producer/stud Mark Alberici jumped in the car at an undisclosed Chicago area location to talk about the new tour, what to expect from the new “Shadows” album, the fantastic new throwback single “Hey Baby,” cooking and Tiffany’s cross-generational fanbase.

The episode...

Jun 18, 2021

It’s time to light the masks on fire, have a cold beer, listen to loud music, eat kickass food and re-embrace the concept of what ‘Saturday night’ can be. Cobra Lounge (235 N. Ashland) owner Louie Mendicino returns to the show, along with returning guest, artist George Zak. They preview this coming Saturday...