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Midwest Punks
Wednesdays at 12 AM

Come hang out and take a (stage) dive into the pit of punk rock with the Midwest Punks! Hosted by Brian and Carl, coworkers at Lakeshore Public Radio in Northwest Indiana who just happen to share a life-long love for punk music and culture. Check out some great music from bands in the Midwest, and beyond while exploring the ins-and-outs of punk culture and history. 

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  • This episode is all over the place, but we are bringing you some awesome tunes! A little Celtic, a little thrash, a little ska, and a whole lotta punk! Tune in to hear bands like Escape from the Zoo, Bring on the Storm, The Methadones and The Flatliners.
  • On this episode we're chatting with Johnny Hamlin from one of our favorite Midwest bands here on the show - Lights Over Bridgeport! Johnny talks to us about how the pandemic took a toll on the band, especially as they had just released a new album as lockdowns were starting. Now nearly two years later, they'll join fellow local bands Bad Planning, Low Country and Void Class to play at Franklin House in Valparaiso, Ind. on Friday Dec. 17, 2021.
  • We hope you're ready to rock because we're bringing you an awesome line-up of music this episode including new music from Naked Raygun, Lars Frederiksen,…
  • We're hitting the Midwest punk bands hard in this episode, and they hit back for sure! Rock out with us to some of our favorites including The…
  • We're mixing old school and new school on this episode with some throwbacks to bands from the 70s and 80s like The Vandals, Social Distortion, Subhumans…
  • Rock out with the Midwest Punks while we run through some bands that have made their way onto our playlist lately. This includes bands from the Midwest…
  • Tune in this week as we're doing a bit of a recap of Riot Fest since co-host Brian was able to attend. He and Field Corrispondent Tom even scored…
  • On today's show we're rocking out to music from a few bands that will be at Riot Fest this weekend in Chicago. We'll set the mood with bands like Circle…
  • Today we're sharing some tracks that have made their way on to our playlists lately. In the second half of the show, we'll also be talking about a…
  • It's been a little while since we've been able to get into the studio, but we'll make it up to you with some awesome music on today's show. Tune in while…