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Car Con Carne

Dec 31, 2023

Burnt out on the same menu of Wonka/Aquaman/etc. currently playing at the local cineplex? Returning guest and known cinephile Stephanie Sack highlights non-traditional January options, specifically focused on the Music Box Theatre’s “Giallo January”:


January 1 -- House of Psychotic Women 

January 8 -- Closed...

Dec 29, 2023

Pat Keenan from the band Wrong War and Ike Orcutt, Head Brewer/Owner of BuckleDown Brewing, jumped in my car for a fun chat focused on music and beer (naturally).


See Wrong War at BuckleDown (8700 47th St. Lyons, IL 60534) on January 12. Also appearing: Bed Maker, The Mons and Deep Tunnel Project!


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Dec 28, 2023


Speed Babes are celebrating their ninth anniversary as a band by curating the upcoming “I Don’t Wanna Go Fest” at Reed’s Local (1/4/24-1/7/24).


The four nights are stacked, including sets from: Daarling / Heet Deth / Watermelon / Precocious Neophyte / Repent / Nightfreak / Voidclass / Miniskirt / Damage...

Dec 21, 2023

I got caught up with the Usuals before their Punk Rock Tacos performance in December, 2023. They talked about their new album, which is ready to go, the “Godspeed” tribute album, and “the royal weeeee.”


Car Con Carne is presented by Alex Ross Art. Visit Alex Ross on YouTube to keep up to date with one of the...

Dec 20, 2023

Saturday January 20 sees a fantastic double bill of independent local headliners at Thalia Hall. Marina City and Night Spice top the bill, with Muted Color and Grayson Dewolfe also performing.

Joining me for this episode are Kevin Singleton of Night Spice and Ryan Argast of Marina City. Ryan and Kevin talked a lot...