On the Radar


Sarah Opat talks with local up-and-coming bands, artists, and cool people in general across Northwest Indiana and Chicago, exploring how they got their starts, and what plans they have for the future.

Photographer Ross Bacon

 Chicago music artist Matthew Skirving, known as DJ Hegemony talks about his passion for scratchin' with Lakeshore's Sarah Opat.

The interview cuts deep into personal meaning, growth, and what collaboration means for DJ Hegemony. 

Classic rock cover band, Busted Knuckles steps out of The Shak to talk to Lakeshore's Sarah Opat.

These band members sound like Lynyrd Skynyrd meets Pink Floyd. Busted Knuckles covers a wide range of tunes: Nirvana, Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Beatles, and Weezer. The story started in the shed that turned into a music oasis now called The Shak.

The next show is St. Patties day Friday March, 17th at The Lowell Town Pub. Bring your curiosity.

The story goes to Chicago with Misfits cover band: Walk Among Us featuring band members, Sara VanLaningham and Nate Phillips. Lakeshore Public Radio's Sarah Opat spoke to the band about their unique sound, their love of Misfits music, and much more.

Dr. Gina Bartucci talks about mindfulness with Lakeshore Public Radio's Sarah Opat. Bartucci is a clinical psychologist in Chicago who implements mindfulness and meditation programs in groups. The simple act of using mindfulness allows our brains to live our lives more fully.

Priten Vora

Mic check, Mic check 1-2 1-2. Chicago Indie Rock band, Namorado interviews with Lakeshore Public Radio Sarah Opat on 89. 1 FM. Lead guitarist and backup vocals, Mike Altergott shares an unforgettable conversation. Check out the band Friday the 13th, January 2017 at Chicago's one and only soon to be shutting down venue: DOUBLE DOOR.

Warning: This performance WILL knock your socks off.  

Find Namorado on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/namoradomusic/