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Car Con Carne

Jun 26, 2023

Naked Raygun is one of the greatest bands to ever “whoa whoa” their way onto a Chicago stage, and their influence continues to loom large on the generations that follow in their footsteps.


With that, a new Raygun tribute compilation is on the way: “Godspeed…  A Tribute to Pierre Kezdy.” Scheduled for release...

Jun 24, 2023

Robert Lloyd (Nightingales) and Janet Beveridge Bean (Freakwater, Eleventh Dream Day) join me to talk about their timeless and compelling new collaboration, Lloyd/Bean. This is an album that will completely take you by surprise; the sort of thing you’ll find yourself wanting to share with friends. 


We talk about how...

Jun 22, 2023

Car Con Carne visits Plainfield for a visit to Sovereign (24216 W Lockport St, Ste B), along with singer/songwriter Colleen Wild.


Sovereign owner Raf Gomez jumps in the backseat to preview some of Sovereign’s new menu, including their apple chicken sausage poutine, chicken and brussels sprouts. Raf also talks...

Jun 20, 2023

Bullet to the Heart (Draven and Audrey) joined me for this episode recorded at Flipside Brewing (7144 W 183rd Tinley Park). Flipside owner Erik Pizer jumped in the car to share some of his food menu and talk about the fantastic beers at the brewpub.


I talked with Bullet to the Heart about their excellent new EP,...

Jun 17, 2023

This brunch episode was recorded with James and Vince of Glory Days and Jacqui Litvan of Central Cafe in Highland Park (664 Central). 


Glory Days has a new single out (“Cheers”),  along with an accompanying video. You can also see them at Ravinia on June 23, as part of a line-up headlined by Dashboard Confessional...