Star Plaza Theater

 This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Friday, December 1, 2017 on 89.1FM -- Lakeshore Public Radio

GUESTS: BRADLEY WALKER (Country Artist)

RICHARD STERBAN of THE OAK RIDGE BOYS

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2017

Topic:    "AN ALL ELVIS CHRISTMAS SHOW!"

Guest Co-Host: OMAR FARAG

Musical Guests: CODY RAY SLAUGHTER (performers on "The Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular Holiday Show")

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” was originally broadcast on TUESDAY, JULY 18, 2017

MUSICAL  GUEST:    TED NUGENT

This program is a spotlight on the music and career of the often controversial rocker, TED NUGENT.

White lodging has and announced the decision to demolish the historic Star Plaza theatre along with the adjacent Twin Towers. Lakeshore Public Radio's Dan Clark spoke with White Lodging spokeswoman  Felicia Joy about the decision.

After public outcry ultimately saved the Star Plaza Theatre from demolition, White Lodging today announced the iconic theatre along with the adjacent twin towers will be torn down. The the company now plans to tear down the Star Plaza Theatre and the twin towers after a final show with the Oak Ridge Boys in December. White Lodging plans to move forward with a new development plan for the site. 

Upcoming High School Graduation Traffic

May 24, 2017
Chicago Sun Times

 

Upcoming Graduations will cause an increase in traffic on many Region roadways during the first week of June. Crown Point and Merrillville High Schools will be hosting their respective graduations at the Star Plaza off of US 30.

This “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” aired on WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26,2017

MUSICAL GUEST: JOHNNY VAN ZANT of Lynyrd Skynyrd

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 “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2016

GUEST: ROBERT EARL KEEN (Singer/Songwriter/Performer)

                                        

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2016

MUSICAL GUEST: Guitarist LYLE LOVETT

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 “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on JANUARY 1, 2016 

“MIDWEST BEAT with TOM LOUNGES”

Celebrating ELVIS' Legacy with  DJ FONTANA, DAN LENTINO & OMAR FARAG

 GUESTS:    DJ FONTANA, DAN LENTINO & OMAR FARAG

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015 

“MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges”

Musical Guest: JOE BONSALL of the Oak Ridge Boys