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Number 207. July 22, 2022.
THE WEEK AHEAD: JULY 25-29                                                               
Podcast: Episodes featuring Tim Hoffman, Mike Wagner and more!

Happy Birthday: Thurston Moore (July 25, 1958), Darlene Love (July 26, 1941), Mick Jagger (July 26, 1943), Juliana Hatfield (July 27, 1967), Geddy Lee (July 29, 1953).

Musical Milestones:
July 25, 1983: Metallica's debut album Kill 'Em All released. 
July 27, 1940: Billboard magazine starts publishing bestseller charts.
July 28, 1992: Mary J. Blige releases her debut album What's the 411?
July 29, 2019: Lil Nas X's "Old Town Road" is No. 1 for the 17th consecutive week.

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Aug. 4-6, 2022 – Chicago area

  • Thursday Aug. 4 – Live Hootenanny at Arlington Ale House. 7.30pm
  • Friday Aug 5 – Record a 10-minute podcast w/ Jim & Patrick. You pick the topic. 5pm. Arlington Ale House.
  • Friday Aug. 5 - Frank Muffin show at Arlington Ale House. 9pm.
  • Saturday Aug 6 – Show at Hidden Cove: Demolition Means Progress/The Stick Arounds/Cutest Nuisance. 6pm. 


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Sept. 29-Oct. 1 – DC area

  • Thursday Sept. 29 – Live Hootenanny - VFW Post 350. 6pm.
  • Friday Sept. 30 – Frank Muffin and the HalFSmokes show at Hank Dietle’s in Rockville MD. 9pm.
  • Saturday Oct 1 – Show at American Legion Post 41: Wingtip Sloat/ Apollo 66/ Late Earth/ J. Schnitt. 7.30pm.
PLAYLIST: MIDWEST FEST BANDS                                                            
This week, we featured interviews with The Stick Arounds, Demolition Means Progress and Cutest Nuisance on the podcast. That just happens to be the lineup for the final night of Suburbs Fest Midwest on August 6. 

Below is a handy primer of songs from those groups. Hit shuffle and dig some great tunes, whether you will be catching them in Chicago or not. 

MJ'S BAND NAME O' THE WEEK                                                               
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WHAT WE'RE LISTENING TO                                                                    

Jason: Stella Donnelly - "Boys Will Be Boys"
Jim: John Cougar Mellencamp – Uh-Huh
Matt: Dan Mangan - "Fire Escape" 
Patrick: The D4 - 6Twenty
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