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This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2016

MUSICAL GUEST: ENGELBERT HUMPERDINK                                      

This Edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” aired October 25, 2016

Musical Guest:  JOHN LODGE of THE MOODY BLUES

JOHN LODGE — bass guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter of the longstanding rock group — THE MOODY BLUES is the musical guest on this edition of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges.”

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

 

 

TOPIC: “MUDDY WATERS: THE MUSIC, THE MAN, THE LEGACY”

IN-STUDIO GUEST: JOSEPH MORGANFIELD

 

 

                                        

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, October 11, 2016

This  edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges aired October 4, 2016

A tribute to EVA CASSIDY with guest Bill Straw”

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges,” remembers the gifted singer and song interpreter EVA CASSIDY, while featuring tracks from her last recorded concert, a remarkable performance given on January 3, 1996.

This Edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, September 27, 2016

 

Musical Guest:  MARTIN BARRE (formerly of Jethro Tull)

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

MUSICAL GUEST: MINDI ABAIR (International Saxophonist, Vocalist, Songwriter & Performer)

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, September 9, 2016

IN STUDIO GUESTS:  LIZ MANDEVILLE

with Special Guests: DARIO LOMBARDO, ROCHELLE COBA & ANDY SUTTON

Chicago Blues Hall of Famer LIZ MANDEVILLE brought along a few musician friends to the Lakeshore Public Radio studio when she guested on the September 6th edition of the weekly “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” program.

This edition of  “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally broadcast TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2016

       IN-STUDIO GUESTS: SHERYL YOUNGBLOOD of SAY YES!

     with CORNELL BROWN, AL BURROWS & JOE FIZER of HIGH PERFORMANCE

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016

 

IN-STUDIO GUESTS:  BLUESMAN DARIO LOMBARDO (from Italy)

& Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Inductee LIZ MANDEVILLE

with special guests:  BOB MANDARINO, RANDY JOHNSON & VINCENT L. ABRAMS

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2016

IN-STUDIO GUESTS: Bluesmen DOKTU RHUTE (aka Roy Hytower& BOB MANDARINO with surprise phone guest: BILLY SHELTON of The Spaniels

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

IN-STUDIO GUESTS:  SCOTT “STRETCH” MILLER & GAGE ANDERSON with phone guest KEN WILLIAMS

 

For this installment of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” the topic is the 3nd Annual “ROCK THE HOUSE” fundraiser to help with upgrades and repairs to the historical 122-year-old MEMORIAL OPERA HOUSE in downtown Valparaiso, IN.

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired Tuesday, July 19, 2016

In-Studio Guests:  ROBERT ROLFE FEDDERSEN & TERRI ANN FEDDERSEN

 

Husband and wife musical duo — ROBERT ROLFE FEDDERSENand TERRI ANN FEDDERSEN  — are the in-studio musical guests for this edition of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges.

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, July 12, 2016

MUSICAL GUEST:   GEORGE THOROGOOD

For over 4 decades GEORGE THOROGOOD has been rocking and rolling around the world, logging over 8,000 live shows under his belt, while selling some 15 million albums worldwide.  

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with TOM LOUNGES” originally broadcast on TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016

 IN-STUDIO MUSICAL GUEST:  KARL GREEN (co-founder of HERMAN’S HERMITS  British Invasion Band

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on  Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Musical Guests:  ROGER EARL  & BRYAN BASSETT of FOGHAT

This edition of  “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, JUNE 14, 2016

MUSICAL GUEST:  Singer/Guitarist/Songwriter RICH ROBINSON (formerly of The Black Crowes)

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired Tuesday, June 28. 2016

Musical Guests: MICHAEL McDERMOTT & HEATHER HORTON

           

This guests for this week’s program is MICHAEL McDERMOTT & HEATHER HORTON, who discussed their unique relationship as husband/wife and band mates, as well as McDermott’s newly released 11th solo album — “Willow Springs”  —  via Pauper Sky Records .

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on June 7, 2016 

Musical Guest:  Singer/Songwriter/Performer MARINA V

 

This Edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with TOM LOUNGES” originally aired on May 31, 2016 

IN-STUDIO GUEST:  Percussionist/Painter RALPH KINSEY with  Jack Adams

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, May 24, 2016

GUEST:   JIM PETERIK  /  TOPIC:  “THE SONGS”

 

The musical guest on this edition of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” is Grammy Award-winning songwriter and performer JIM PETERIK, who returned to the program to discuss his latest album, “The Songs,”  from which selections are spotlighted.

 

This editon of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

MUSICAL GUEST:   JAMIE HARRISON of ARTRAGEOUS

 

For this edition of“Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges”, the guest is  East Chicago native, Jamie Harrison, a second generation performer (his father is regional music icon Jim Skafish) currently performing with the internationally touring performance art ensemble, “Artrageous.”

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Musical Guest:  Modern Rock Band OPEN YOUR EYES

 

The musical guest on this installment of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” is the long running, hard-rocking Northwest Indiana-based rock quartet OPEN YOUR EYES. The all original band made their latest record with producer Brandon Saller of Atreyu and a guest appearance by Craig Mabbitt of Escape the Fate.

 

This EDITION Show of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired Wednesday, May 11, 2016 

 

GUEST:  Blues-Rock Guitar Great JOE BONAMASSA 

 

 

The musical guest on this very special edition of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” is Grammy-nominated blues-rock guitar icon Joe Bonamassa.

This “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Wednesday, May 4, 2016

GUEST:  Chicago Music Icon — DENNIS DeYOUNG

 

The musical guest on this installment of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” is DENNIS DeYOUNG — a Chicago music icon who has traveled the world yet has always kept true to the Windy City where he continues to make a home and where he can be heard cheering on the Chicago White Sox every season!

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Friday, April 29, 2016

 

MUSICAL GUEST:    KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD of THE RIDES

 

The musical guest on this edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” is international guitar sensation KENNY WAYNE SHEPHERD

This edition of  “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, April 26, 2016

 

TOPIC:  PRINCE: REMEMBERING AN ICON

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

MUSICAL GUEST:  MARTIN BARRE (formerly of Jethro Tull)

 

The musical guest for this edition of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” is legendary British rock guitarist — MARTIN BARRE — who for 43 years was the renowned guitarist of JETHRO TULL.  Martin’s unique sound and style contributed enormously to Tull’s success.

 

This “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on APRIL 12, 2016 

GUESTSSongwriter/Performer WILL HOGE and MITCH PETERS of Respite House

 

This “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on TUESDAY, APRIL 5, 2016

GUESTS:  CHAD CLIFFORD & MIKE CURTIS of THE MEGABEATLES

 

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