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Car Con Carne

Dec 10, 2022

Welcome to the 800th episode of Car Con Carne!

For this special episode, we’re looking back at 10 memorable moments from the past 799 episodes. They’re not the “ultimate” or “definitive” 10 moments; because, really, how could you narrow those down? Instead, these are just some of the many Car Con Carne...


Dec 9, 2022

Chicago-based singer/songwriter Caroline Lucius is an artist I think you should know. She and her bandmate/brother Schaffer Lucius joined me for a fun episode that included incredible vegetarian food from Handlebar (2311 W. North Avenue).

Caroline talked about her music, how she and Schaffer have rededicated themselves...


Dec 7, 2022

Chicago punk pioneers Sludgeworth (Dan Schafer- vocals, Adam White - guitar, Brian Vermin - drums) joins Car Con Carne right as their 1995 compilation album, “Losers of the Year,” is set for vinyl release (Red Scare) for the very first time!

We talk about the band’s beginnings, their break-up in 1992, their...


Dec 2, 2022

Ryan Argast and Eric Somers-Urrea of Marina City return to Car Con Carne to chat about the making of their current release, “The Simulation.”

We chatted outside Fabulous Freddie’s Italian Eatery on 31st and dined on “Yerminators” and pizza puffs. South Side, represent.

We talked about Ryan’s time...


Dec 1, 2022

Chris Castaneda joins me for a preview of DEDICATED - A Benefit for the American Diabetes Association, happening at Blue Island Beer Company (13357 Olde Western Avenue, Blue Island) on Saturday, December 10.

Featured at the event are Sonic45 (White Sox play-by-play announcer Len Kasper’s band) as the house band and a...