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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...


Nov 20, 2022

Skeleton Key Brewery (8102 Lemont Road in Woodridge) is a fantastic craft brewery with a variety of inventive and delicious beers. That’s where this episode was recorded, as co-owner Paul Slayton and I were joined by musician Henry Scherrer (The Spectral Silhouette Radio Show, Black Bolts, Jukebox JBC).

Discussed in...