Midwest Beat

Tuesday: 7-8pm, repeats Friday - 7pm, Friday afternoons 1-3pm

"Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges" is a weekly radio program all about music and the people who make it. The show's mission is to promote and expose regional and national artists of various styles and genres. Especially when they have roots in the Midwest/Chicagoland area, or will be performing in the Chicagoland region.

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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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