Lady Antebellum – 06.15.16
Lady Antebellum is our Friday night headliner for the US*99.5 Windy City Lake Shake, kicking off in less than 2 days!
Charles Kelley called me this afternoon to chat about why Chicago fans are their #1 all year long, why he might be addicted to Face Swap, why mushrooms DO belong on his Chicago deep dish pizza & so much more:
Brandy Clark – 06.13.16
Brandy Clark has been an amazing songwriter in Nashville for years, having written songs for Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves, Reba, Darius Rucker and Billy Currington. Last Friday, she released her second solo album “Big Day In A Small Town” and it is incredible!
She called me yesterday to chat about life, the new album, why live TV is scary plus how her City Winery Chicago show next month will be one of her favorites ::: listen and enjoy below:
Dan & Shay – 06.03.16
The new album “Obsessed” is available everywhere today and the guys gave us a quick call from backstage in Tampa, Florida!
Listen below as we chat about the new album, the hashtag that Keith Urban created & texted to them, what’s on their cell phone playlist, why Chicago is truly #1 (the fun fact of the day!), whether they’d go on a dating reality TV show themselves (after performing on one!) and much more:
Old Dominion – 05.17.16
Old Dominion gave me a buzz this afternoon to chat about life!
Listen as all five guys tell us about the “dirt” they have on Kenny Chesney, why it feels so good to be them right now, what the difference is between a “car geek and actually seeing the Delorean” [from their “Break Up With Him” video], why Steve Harvey is their current TV obsession & more:
Chris Young – 05.06.16
Always fun to chat with Chris Young, and this time around, I had no idea why he was calling the show!
Listen below to our full conversation about why he loves Cassadee Pope so much, his feelings on his Dallas Cowboys from the NFL draft last weekend in Chicago, his #TBT fashion regret and much more ——>
The cast of ABC’s Nashville – 04.21.16
What a fun morning to get a phone call from the cast of ABC’s hit show Nashville, and it’s not just a couple of the stars … Clare Bowen (Scarlett), Jonathan Jackson (Avery), Aubrey Peeples (Layla) and Chris Carmack (Will)!
Listen below as they chat with Drew about the upcoming Rosemont Theatre show on the 30th, their overseas tour, their musical challenges on the show, Will’s bad jokes and much more ——>
Charles Kelley – 04.13.16
Charles is in town tomorrow night for a show at the House of Blues (tickets still available HERE), and he gave me a call today from his tour bus to talk about a lot!
Listen as we chat about what happened in Vegas this year for the *first time ever*, who has the longer tour rider between him and his brother Josh, what fashion trend Luke Bryan stole from him, what his “cool & creepy” experience was with Tom Petty & Stevie Nicks in LA and much more:
Kelsea Ballerini – 02.04.16
I love great surprises, so seeing Kelsea Ballerini walk into the studio just after 12:15p caused me to do a double-take …
Listen below as we talk about her selfie skills (I learn something new every day!), her go-to Chinese order for lunch, why her life does not suck right now, her favorite #TBT hit, what she loves to cover on stage and so much more:
Sam Hunt – 01.28.16
Sam Hunt gave me a quick call this morning from Nashville to chat about our Windy City Lake Shake festival in June, on sale now HERE (click).
Already awake with a cup of coffee down, we also talked about the Grammys, his favorite Girl Scout cookie, the celeb he met recently that put stars in his eyes, what he’s NEVER done before (!) and so much more …
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