Dunn Dunn Fest Moves 2018 Shows To Fitzgerald’s Nightclub

Harmonica Dunn books great shows around Chicago all year long. So it’s nice that the man behind the whole thing, Donnie Biggins, can throw himself a victory party every February and celebrate some of the artists that inspire him to keep doing what he does. This year all the shows will take place in one venue, rather than spread them out across the city. That … Continue reading Dunn Dunn Fest Moves 2018 Shows To Fitzgerald’s Nightclub

JC Brooks To Appear On The Company You Keep; Live Taping 3/9/2017 At Uncommon Ground

A few weeks ago I went to the inaugural live episode of The Company You Keep, a Chicago music podcast hosted by Phillip-Michael Scales. He talked to my friend Donnie Biggins about life and ┬ámusic and they each played a few songs. It was a lot of fun, listening to two people that I know speak in detail about topics I’ve never asked about myself. … Continue reading JC Brooks To Appear On The Company You Keep; Live Taping 3/9/2017 At Uncommon Ground

Phillip-Michael Scales Returns To Chicago 6/17, 18

For a few years there was a great singer/songwriter living and performing around Chicago called Briar Rabbit. That wasn’t his real name, of course; rather a pseudonym that hinted at the kind of music you might expect if you’re old enough to remember Disney’s racially charged Song Of The South. Briar Rabbit was a character of cunning wit and smarts. All of the singer Briar … Continue reading Phillip-Michael Scales Returns To Chicago 6/17, 18