If you’ve been patiently waiting for Paul McCartney to announce a return to Chicago since he started announcing more tour dates a few weeks back, you’re in luck!
The Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band stopped by the studio this morning to serenade Lin Brehmer and Mary Dixon on the WXRT Morning Show. They’re the city of Chicago’s official St. Patrick’s Day band and […]
Bob Mould has two shows in town this weekend – Saturday at The Old Town School of Folk Music and Sunday at City Winery. He’s celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of Workbook – […]
It’s Girl Scout Cookie season. And, if you’re like me, this once-a-year treat almost always finds its way to the pantry. Everybody has their favorite, whether it’s the classic Thin Mint, Samoa, Tagalong, or any […]
You’re walking up the steps towards the platform of your Metra stop and before you can make your way towards the heating station, you see your train pulling up. The train car stops with the […]
It was the album that got rock fans to take a break from saying “Seattle.”
In today’s age of Internet piracy, sales of CD’s, vinyl, and cassettes have dropped significantly from back in the day. In fact, 2012 was the first year digital sales of music outsold physical copies. According […]
Ah, it’s that most wonderful time of the year. The city looks like a frosted confection of pure white icing, through which you must chip and shovel and dig and haul, just so you can […]
In celebration of Terri Hemmert’s 40 years at WXRT, Mayor Rahm Emanuel made a surprise visit to WXRT studios to declare December 18, 2013 Terri Hemmert Day in the City of Chicago. Listen below as “The Dude” (as Terri calls him) surprises her with this very special honor.
Ah, the holidays in the city. While ice skating in Millennium Park and parading past the windows at Marshall Field’s Macy’s is endearing for a year or two, you’re soon itching to discover the hidden […]