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(broadcasting on the “locally-brewed” radio station WGN-AM 720)

Mike Stephen visits a new brewery on Chicago’s north side, learns about Chicago Blues musician Albert Ammons, and welcomes the local band Go Time! into the studio.

 

Aaron Heineman, Michael Pallen, and Dean Ordzowialy – Owner, Head Brewer, and General Manager (respectively) of BreakRoom Brewery

We go inside Chicago’s newest craft brewery at 2925 W. Montrose Ave.  This place a has a unique story…and is literally attached to a bar-making company!

 Dean, Mike, and Aaron at Breakroom Brewery

 

The Secret History of Chicago Music–

Local music historian and artist Plastic Crimewave (aka: Steve Krakow) profiles 20th century Blues musician Albert Ammons in this week’s Chicago Reader.  He gives us the lowdown on his musical contribution to Chicago.

 

 

 

Go Time!Live in studio!

We get a visit from Go Time!  They play a few songs, talk about their new record, and preview their record-release show at Silvie’s Lounge this Saturday, 1/17.

 

 Mike Stephen joins Scott, Marko, Paul, and Steve of Go Time! in the WGN Radio Green Room

 

OTL #430 local music provided by Go Time!