Chicago Singer & Artist Solitaire Miles aka Susie Blue recently featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Chicago Singer & Artist Solitaire Miles aka Susie Blue recently featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert
  Chicago Singer and Artist Solitaire Miles aka Susie Blue from Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas recently had her art featured on the Late Show with Steven Colbert. Miles’ portrait of Colbert was featured in the show’s “Fan-art Friday” segment on Oct. 25. Miles is an accomplished illustrator and artist with training from the School of the Art Institute... Read More

Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas are Cowboy Jazz at it’s finest on their new single “Spadella”

Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas are Cowboy Jazz at it’s finest on their new single “Spadella”
  Hey Western Swing Lovers, Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas has a frolicking NEW SINGLE, and it’s Cowboy Jazz at it’s finest! There is no swooning girl vocal on this one – it’s the bands first instrumental featuring an original tune written by the infamous Western Swing bandleader Spade Cooley. The word “Spadella” could either be taken from his... Read More

Chicago’s Award Winning Western Swing band Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas releases an Authentic Western Swing single in honor of Chicago’s WLS Barndance and the PBS documentary “Country Music” by Ken Burns

Chicago’s Award Winning Western Swing band Susie Blue & the Lonesome Fellas releases an Authentic Western Swing single in honor of Chicago’s WLS Barndance and  the PBS documentary  “Country Music” by Ken Burns
For their long awaited second album, the band is preparing to release a new collection of  Western Swing and Retro Country songs from the 1940’s & 50’s  this Winter.    Listen to  a sneak preview  with their new single  “I Hear You Knockin'” – a Western Swing standard  originally recorded in 1942 by the renown Milwaukee Western Swing band Pee... Read More

Street Stories

Street Stories
shotgun City:: Fort WayneState:: indianaCountry: united_states_of_americaGenre 1:: rapGenre 2:: hip_hopGenre 3:: indieInstruments Played:: Beat MachineHow many years have you played each instrument?: 25Formal Training/Schooling? If so, where?: NonCurrent Band:: IndependentYear Formed:: NaPrevious Band:: NaYears Active:: NaPrevious Band:: NaYears Active:: NaPrevious Band:: NaYears Active:: NaFacebook:: Qualin StarksTwitter:: @godofbeatsInstagram:: godofbeats Read More

July’s Featured Band: Bloom Twins

July’s Featured Band: Bloom Twins
Genre: Dark pop Bloom Twins are: Anna and Sonia Kuprienko Biography Growing up in a small Ukrainian town outside Kiev, this remarkably gifted pair were immersed in music before escaping its confines, fiercely determined to head into the outside world and make an impression. They moved to London to improve their art and the culture they found shocked them. Coming... Read More

Riot Fest After Parties Announced!

Riot Fest After Parties Announced!
Riot Fest After-Shows Announced at Concord Music Hall, Cobra Lounge, Double Door and Beat Kitchen! Riot Fest 2013 September 13-15 in Chicago Shows: Concord Music Hall (18+) 2047 N. Milwaukee Avenue Friday, September 13 Sublime with Rome Doors: 10:30 p.m. Tickets:http://www.clubtix.com/concordmusichall/riot-fest-afterparty-acts-tba-tickets-220940 Cobra Lounge (21+) 235 N. Ashland Avenue Friday, September 13 The Lawrence Arms Doors: 10:30 p.m. Tickets: http://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/362775?utm_medium=bks Saturday, September... Read More