7 Minutes in Heaven at WIRE – Berwyn, IL

7 Minutes in Heaven at WIRE – Berwyn, IL
 Seven Minutes in Heaven is a pop/punk powerhouse on the rise to world domination, but first they’ve got work to do…and they couldn’t be more excited about it. Based out of Chicago, their home is the open road, their castle the back of a van, and their kingdom…the stage, where a legion of screaming fans propitiate a four-piece pantheon of... Read More

Company of Thieves Interview 2011

Company of Thieves Interview 2011
Interview with Company of Thieves May 24th, 2011 By: Amy Aiello The vivacious, upbeat, and inspiring five members of Company of Thieves met me at my West Loop photo loft on Tuesday. It was notably chilly and sunny, but a perfect day for our outdoor photo shoot (an exclusive for the Chicago Music Guide). The band just released their sophomore album, Running From... Read More

the Ready Set Interview

the Ready Set Interview
Interview with Jordan Witzigreuter November 9th, 2010 By: Cara Carriveau Biography “All I’ve ever really wanted out of music is to just keep writing and touring and not to have to worry about living paycheck to paycheck,” explains Jordan Witzigreuter, the force behind the mammoth pop sound of The Ready Set. “You know, to just keep doing what I’ve been... Read More

Edwin McCain Interview

Edwin McCain Interview
April 5th, 2010 By: Cara Carriveau Biography Taking the stage for what’s easily the 100th time in almost as many days, Edwin McCain casually joins his band as they start off another set that’s impossibly tight and laid back at the same time. By the time his vocals kick in, it’s clear that this is no ordinary troubadour on the... Read More

Rick Springfield Interview 2009

Rick Springfield Interview 2009
By: Cara Carriveau Rick Springfield Biography There’s something about Rick Springfield that is and always has been very real. His songs about love and loss, greed and envy, elation and heartbreak spoke to that part of human nature that hasn’t changed in 3,000 years. They still do. On July 29, 2008, Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Rick Springfield will release his new... Read More