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Andy Goodwin

This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with TOM LOUNGES" originally aired on Lakeshore Public Radio on  TUESDAY,  AUGUST  21st - 7:00-8:00pm

Musical Guest:  ROBBIE FULKS

This week's show is a spotlight on singer/songwriter ROBBIE FULKS to let folks know that the Southern-born, Midwest-residing country artist will be performing at TheAcorn Theater in Three Oaks, MI on August 24th. 

photo by John Noonan

This edition of  “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2017

In-Studio Live Guests: 

JIMMY SARR (Country Artist)

STOP.DROP.REWIND (modern rock band)

The first portion of the  program will feature an in-studio appearance by region country singer/songwriter JIMMY SARR, who will chat about his upcoming gig at BUDDY & PALS in Schererville.

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



This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with TOM LOUNGES" originally aired on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017 

Musical Guest: JIMMY FORTUNE 

JIMMY FORTUNE toured, sang and performed with the legendary STATLER BROTHERS for 21 years and wrote or co-wrote several of the group's biggest hits, including “Elizabeth,” “My Only Love,” “Too Much On My Heart," “Forever," and “More Than a Name on the Wall.”

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” on FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017

Guest:  Country Music Icon - LARRY GATLIN

Iconic country star LARRY GATLIN  performs two shows at Munster's Theatre At The Center on Ridge Road on Saturday, June 10, at 3:00pm and 7:30pm, respectively.  More:

For over 60 years, LARRY GATLIN has been writing and performing across the globe and spent the years 1976 to 1992 touring with his brothers Steve and Rudy, and also frequently paired with country music queen Dottie West.  

This “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” program originally aired on Tuesday, March 14 

Originally broadcast on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2016

MUSICAL GUEST: CHARLIE DANIELS                             

This “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016

IN-STUDIO:   JIMMY SARR - Country Artist  & ANDREA FAWKES - Rusty Boot Ent.


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 with Tom Lounges” originally aired TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2015 

“MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges”

Musical Guest: JOE BONSALL of the Oak Ridge Boys