Tune in Tom Lounges New Show “The Midwest Beat”

Posted 25 Mar 2013 in Music + TV News, Rock + Roll




Tom Lounges Joins 89.1 “The Lakeshore” with New Show.

Tune in Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges” on Tuesday evenings (6-7pm Central) with a repeat broadcast on Friday nights at 12am/Midnight. Only on 89.1FM – The Lakeshore and online streaming at www.thelakeshorefm.com

 Tom’s show has been steadily building a loyal audience since debuting on January 8th.  Recent show guests have included – George Thorogood, Marcia Ball, Tommy James, Bill Leverty of Firehouse, Cuba Gooding Sr., Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr., Jim Peterik, American English, The Darren Enloe Band, Robert Rolfe Feddersen, Carl Giamarrese of The Buckinghams, Bobby Rush, The Day Nine Band, and others. 

Here’s the upcoming schedule of the program’s musical guests…


TUESDAY, MARCH 26 – CHRIS WALLACE –Musical guest is Chris Wallace a former region native from Hebron/Valpo who broke Top 30 on the TRIPLE AAA national charts and is now living in LA. Wallace formerly played in local bars here and is now a hot teen/young adult artist that “Entertainment Weekly” called “a star on the rise.” Listen for chances to call in to win his new CD.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2 – MICHAEL McDERMOTT – Chicago-based international recording and touring artist Michael McDermott (Stephen King’s favorite singer/songwriter), is this week’s in-studio music guest. Michael and his lovely wife and performing partner Heather Horton will perform live and chat about Michael’s amazing career thus far and an up-coming fundraiser they are doing in Valparaiso.

APRIL 9 – BOZ SCAGGS – Music guest Boz Scaggs talks about his brand new album, “Memphis, “his long career, and a live date at The Acadia Theatre in St. Charles on April 12th. Listen to win copies of the new album, “MEMPHIS,” plus Boz Scaggs t-shirts.


 FRIDAY – SPECIAL MIDWEST BEAT BROADCAST – APRIL 12 @ 6pm – MARINA V Marina V is a super talented Russian-born pop-rock singer/songwriter. She will be musical guest. Marina will talk about her musical journey from Russia to America; working with some top industry names; her newest album; and her upcoming local performance. Win tickets to her Chicago Street Theatre on Sunday, April 14th.


APRIL 16 – LISA LOEB — Music guest Lisa Loeb show will talk about her career, her most excellent new album and will give listeners chances to call-in to win copies of Lisa Loeb gift packs include her new album, a collectable silver LL heart keychain (pretty nifty!), and a custom Lisa Loeb Eyewear custom lens cleaning cloth.

APRIL 23 — Guest To Be Announced

APRIL 30 – JULIA JUICE (LUCAFO) — Music guest Juice — a transplanted Chicagoan now living in Los Angeles — will fly in to guest in-studio and play original songs live on air and chat about her career.  This gal is an “old soul” in a young body – vintage sound, yet fresh.  Having her back on my show is a thrill.

MAY 7th – JEFF ABBOTT – Internationally respected KEYTARIST and a native of Northwest Indiana will stop by the studio to talk about his career, his unique instrument and to play live on air.

MAY 14th — TED NUGENT — the gonzo guitarist talks about his music, his career, the return of prodigal son vocalist Derek St. Holmes and LOTS of colorful stuff. Talking with Ted is NEVER boring. The man is an icon who is still on the blood trail with no signs of slowing down! This is a show NOT to miss! Catch Ted Nugent in concert at Star Plaza Theatre on MAY 16th! 

— like all things in the crazy world of music. Artists appearances subject to change without notice.

Posted by Larry Carta

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