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Crafted in Chicago: 10 of the Best Albums Recorded in the Windy City

When you’re walking around the streets of Chicago you might not realize the amount of great music that has been produced here. Los Angeles and New York first come to mind when you think of recording studios, but Chicago has had quite a history of recording albums you know and love. 472 more words


LouFest Day 2 Highlights

Day 2 of LouFest featured a wide variety of gems, but here were our top 4! 455 more words

Concert Shots

LouFest 2016: Day Two } 09.11.16

Going backwards with the coverage of LouFest, so stay tuned for for Day One coverage coming later. This was my fifth consecutive year covering the festival and is one of the weekends every year that I most look forward to. 83 more words

Concert Photography

The Allstate 3rd Annual Fifth Star Awards are tonight!

The Allstate 3rd Annual Fifth Star Awards are tonight at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park! Rising Star Youth Honoree, Joshlyn Lomax joined The Steve Cochran Show in-studio along with her mom Pamela Lucas and Allstate Director of Community Engagement, David Woolwine. 89 more words

Steve Cochran

Blues great Shemekia Copeland: "The best thing I could have ever done was move to Chicago"

Blues great Shemekia Copeland joins Justin to discuss tomorrow’s Fifth Star Awards where she will present an award to the legendary Buddy Guy. Shemekia talks about her career, when she first started playing the blues, what it was like touring with her father, the lessons she has learned from years of being on the road, learning how to use her voice, the process of writing new material, her relationship with Chicago, what it means to present an award to Buddy Guy, her relationship with Buddy Guy and what he has done for her music, what she learned from playing with Buddy Guy and why we are seeing less blues music in the mainstream. 29 more words

The Download

Bob Koester talks about the legendary "Hoodoo Man Blues"

In 1965 Bob Koester and Delmark Records recorded Junior Wells debut album, the legendary “Hoodoo Man Blues.” Featuring Junior Wells on harmonica and vocals and Buddy Guy (billed as “Friendly Chap”) on guitar and vocals, with the rhythm section of Jack Myers playing bass, and Bill Warren on drums, “Hoodoo Man Blues” is considered one of the greatest blues records ever. 302 more words