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This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges" was originally aired on 89.1FM - Lakeshore Public Radio on January 29, 2019.

For this program, virtuoso guitarist and primary vocalist JEFF MASSEY of THE STEEPWATER BAND paid a visit to the 89.1-FM Lakeshore Public Radio's studio in Merrillville to perform a handful of songs live in studio and talk about his career as a global touring artist as that night's guest on “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges.”    

This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges" was orginally aired on 89.1FM - Lakeshore Public Radio on January 25, 2019.

This FIRST half of the radio program, “Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges,” features interviews with drummer Jonathan Schang and vocalist Leslie Hunt of the Chicago-based progressive rock group District 97.  

photo by Connie Carrol

This program originally aired on TUESDAY,  JANUARY 16, 2018

Musical Guest:  

JOSEPH "Mojo" MORGANFIELD

WTTW Television

This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges" originally aired on FRIDAY,  NOVEMBER 24, 2017 

Topic: "Cornerstones of Chicago Rock "

Musical Guests: 

TOM DOODY (of THE CRYAN' SHAMES)

JIM PETERIK (of THE IDES OF MARCH)

Plus ... A special "THANK YOU"-themed music set for Thanksgiving weekend

photo by Jeremy McCarthy

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017

Musical Guests:   

MICHAEL McDERMOTT & HEATHER HORTON (Husband/Wife Singer-Songwriters)

STEVE POLTZ (Singer/Songwriter)

KRISTI JACKSON (Marketing Director of Southlake Shopping Mall)

This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges" orginally aired on TUESDAY,  SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Musical Guests:  

JAKE CLEMONS (of The E-Street Band)

JASON RICHARDS (cast of "BIG RIVER") 

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on TUESDAY, SEPT. 5, 2017.

MUSICAL GUEST: MARRAKESH EXPRESS

This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges" originally aired on TUESDAY,  AUGUST  29, 2017

Musical Guests:    JEF SARVER & JOHN CARPENTER

This Edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges aired on FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017

CO-HOST:  Musician COUSIN DAVE NEELEY

MUSICAL GUESTS:

Singer/Songwriter SHELLY KOII

Singer/Songwriter DAVE RUDOLF

Singer/Songwriter ROBBIE FULKS

This edition of "MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges" originally aired TUESDAY,  AUGUST  1, 2017

Topic:  Lake County Fair Preview Show

Guests:

ELIZABETH LAMB -- Director of region String Group -- LYRICAL STRINGS.

ARLENE MARCINEK -- L.C. Fair Secretary & Board Member

SPECIAL WEDNESDAY BROADCAST!

This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Wednesday, May 17, 2017

MUSICAL GUEST: Guitar Virtuoso ERIC JOHNSON

This edition of  “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally broadcast TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2016

       IN-STUDIO GUESTS: SHERYL YOUNGBLOOD of SAY YES!

     with CORNELL BROWN, AL BURROWS & JOE FIZER of HIGH PERFORMANCE