The Buckinghams

When Chicago's Buckinghams hit the stage at 7:30pm on September 10 at the Hobart Art Theater (230 Main St.) in downtown Hobart, it will be the first time in a few years that the group declared  America's number one rock band of the year 1967 will have played their songs live in Northwest Indiana.  Info & Tickets:

The Buckinghams landed five Top 20 radio hits that year with the songs  “Kind Of A Drag,” “Don’t You Care,” “Hey Baby (They’re Playing Our Song),” “Susan,” and “Mercy, Mercy, Mercy.”  They appeared on all the big TV shows -- ‘The Ed Sullivan Show,’ ‘American Bandstand,’ ‘The Joey Bishop Show,’ 'Shindig,' 'Hullabaloo,' and others.

This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges" originally aired on FRIDAY, MAY 7th on 89.1FM-Lakeshore Public Radio

Musical Guest: JAMES HOLVAY  -- Songwriter/Performer

This program originally aired on FRIDAY,  JANUARY 26, 2018

The topic of this program is "THE SALUTE TO THE SIXTIES" Concert Tour & the Sixties Music Scene.

In-Studio:  CHARLIE BLUM (Concert Producer)

 Call-In Guests: CARL GIAMMARESE (vocalist of The Buckinghams), MARK DAWSON (vocalist of The Grass Roots) & PETER NOONE (vocalist/founder of Herman's Hermits)  

This “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on MARCH 8, 2016