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by Rowland Scherman

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

 

GUEST:  Singer/Songwriter STEVE FORBERT

 

This edition of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” features musical guest STEVE FORBERT, who chats about his career, songwriting and his sixteenth and latest studio album, “COMPROMISED,” which is now available from Ridge Rock Records.   

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

THE YEAR’S TOP REGIONAL ALBUMS SPOTLIGHTED!

Each  year Tom Lounges — host of Lakeshore Public Radio’s weekly “Midwest BEAT”interview/music program and long time music columnist/feature writer of The Northwest Indiana Times – reflects on the previous year’s crop of homegrown new album releases, and picks his personal Top 10 favorites.

 

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

TOM LOUNGES’ DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE

TONIGHT’S SHOW FEATURES BOWE’S MUSIC & CLIPS FROM HIS MIDWEST BEAT INTERVIEW with guest commentary from ’70 punk rock pioneer – JIM SKAFISH

 

This installment of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” is a tribute to the late, great chameleon of rock ‘n ‘roll — DAVID BOWIE — who had died this week at the age of 69 after an 18-month battle with cancer.      

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on TUESDAY, JANUARY 5 @ 7pm CST

 

GUESTS:  The Cast of “THE SIGNAL: A Doo Wop Rhapsody”

featuring WILLIE ROGERS of The Soul StirrersBILLY SHELTON of The Spaniels & HENRY FARAG (of Stormy Weather), with SHERYL YOUNGBLOOD, LINDA WALLA, JOSIE ROGERS, GENE STEWART, WILTON CRUMP, PATRICK PITRE and WILTON CRUMP.

 

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 on December 29, 2015 

“MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges”

Musical/Interview Guest:  CHARLIE DANIELS

 

Fresh from his 2015 U.S. tour that brought him to Hammond, Indiana’s “Festival of the Lakes” and Chicago’s Joe’s On Weed Street night club in 2015 — CHARLIE DANIELS — returns to guest on the weekly “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” radio program on 89.1FM-Lakeshore Public Radio.

This edition of MIDWEST BEAT is a SPECIAL CHRISTMAS SHOW originally aired Christmas Day, DECEMBER 25, 2015

GREAT SEASONAL SONGS!   Blues, Country, Rock and Homegrown Artists playing tunes from the outer reaches of the Holiday Music Spectrum.    As those who regularly listen to “Midwest BEAT” and host Tom Lounges might expect, this is NOT your father’s Holiday Music program.

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

 

This edition of MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015

“CHRISTMAS WITH THE NELSONS” RADIO SPECIAL

Special Guest: GUNNAR NELSON

TONIGHT  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2015 

A Celebration of EVA CASSIDY with guest Bill Straw”

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges,” shines a much deserved spotlight on a remarkable live performance from January 3, 1996 by one of the most gifted singers and song interpreters to ever step on a stage — the late EVA CASSIDY.

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired Tuesday, December 1, 2015

“MIDWEST BEAT WITH TOM LOUNGES”

Musical Guest:  SUZY BOGGUSS

 

 

Suzy Bogguss is no stranger to National Public Radio, having made numerous appearances on the “A Prairie Home Companion” in recent years.   Here she guests on “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges,” to promote her newest album “Lucky” and her band’s “Swingin’ Little Christmas” tour.

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges”  originally aired Tuesday, November 24, 2015

“MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges”

Musical Guests: Phil Miller, Bruce Chronister & others

 

The Thanksgiving “spirit” is based in celebrating and helping friends and neighbors.  Coming together, uniting to celebrate common bonds.

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired Tuesday, November 17, 2015 

“MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges”

Live In-Studio Musical Guest: HARBOR LIGHTS

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2015 

“MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges”

Musical Guest: WILLIE NILE

Musical guest for this edition of “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” was New York rocker WILLIE NILE – who honed his skills in the haunts of Greenwich Village,  rocked clubs like CBGB’s and signed his first international record deal in 1980.

 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on TUESDAY, AUG. 25, 2015

 

GUEST:  Guitarist Chris Bolint

 

Fans of rock guitar heroes are well advised to tune in this evening for a real treat!

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