For this week’s nightcap we had a layover in Chicago and stopped by The Whistler for a chat with its owner, Billy Helmkamp. The Whistler, located in Logan Square, is bar, gallery, record label, and venue – which also happens to boast an award-winning cocktail program. Join us at the bar for a drink and some music as we chat with Billy and find out what makes this place tick.
For this week’s nightcap we headed to Cambridge for a chat with Dave Cagle, one of the co-owners at The Automatic. Dave and his partner Chris Schlesinger have a lot of history in Cambridge (B-Side and East Coast Grill respectively), and are turning out outrageous snacks at their vinyl-only music bar. Join us for a beer and a chat as we dig in with Dave.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with Harts, whose new album “Smoke Fire Hope Desire” is available for download everywhere. Join us for a drink as we chat with this multi-instrumentalist about making music in his bedroom and jamming with Prince.
For this week’s nightcap interview we headed down to the Magic City for some sun, and a chat with Erick Passo, Mike Mora, and Shane Vernon. They’re the owners of Black Market Miami, a newly opened sports bar with an 80’s theme in downtown Miami – putting out great food, awesome cocktails, and kick-ass entertainment. They’re also Co-founders of Red Rabbit Presents, a promotion company throwing some of the hottest events in a city you didn’t think could get any hotter. A mojito may go best with their story, but feel free to grab anything cold.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with musician Dylan Pratt, whose new single “Traveling Act” is available everywhere. His path to music was inspired by his musician father and a “cool friend who loved Led Zeppelin.” After quitting baseball, he picked up an acoustic guitar and never turned back. Grab a cold one as we chat with Dylan and discuss his journey.
For this week’s nightcap we headed down to ATX and grabbed a cocktail with Justin Lavenue and Dennis Gobis. They’re the owners behind the award winning cocktail bar and music venue The Roosevelt Room in Austin’s historic warehouse district. Saddle up to the bar and join us for a drink as we sip and chat with this dynamic duo.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly, who’s been called the bastard disciple of Kurt Cobain and James Taylor, which he’s totally cool with. Ruston has logged countless miles on the road sharing the stage with The Lumineers, Robert Earl Keen, and Shakey Graves, in addition to performing at festivals including Stagecoach, Bonnaroo and Wakarusa. If you haven’t heard his latest single “Black Magic,” add it to a playlist immediately. Grab a pint as we chew the fat with Ruston.
For this week’s nightcap interview we caught up with the rooftop man about town in New York, Ian Magid. Ian is the Programming Director of The DL, The Delancey, and The Attic – some of the hottest rooftops in the city. Grab a drink and enjoy the views as we sit and chat with Ian.
We got a chance to catch up with Keith Roberts from the Celtic Rock band Young Dubliners for this week’s nightcap. With ten albums under their belts, and tours that have taken them all over the world, including opening for Jethro Tull and Collective Soul to name a few –they’ve got some great stories to tell. Sit back, and grab a pint, as we shoot the craic with Keith.
Songwriters (and fraternal twins) Cheryl Lynn and Stephanie Spinner of female country powerhouse Spinn share their favorite bars in NYC, Brooklyn, Austin and Washington D.C. If you’re lucky, you’ll spot them at the bar downing a shot of tequila or whiskey before a show. Raise a toast their way!
The Blind Pig
Down The Hatch
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