Chris Janson – 08.06.20
It’s been a hot minute since we caught up with our 2019 #US99StarsAndStrings headliner – cool to chat with Chris Janson this monring!
We talked about fishing (his recommendation is key!), what he’s avoiding on the farm during the pandemic, how he envisioned #Done to be #1 back at #US99StarsAndStrings in December, why he hasn’t played his harmonica in two months and much more >>>>
Brett Young – 08.05.20
FUN to catch up with Brett Young this morning! He called me to chat about life with a 9-month-old at #StayHome, the moment he didn’t miss & will cherish forever, thoughts on adding to his armsleeve tattoo, why he’s laughing in admiration of Billy Currington & much more >>>>>
Dan + Shay – 07.31.20
We’ve missed Dan + Shay in Chicago, haven’t we?
The guys called me this morning to chat about their brand-new hit “I Should Probably Go To Bed,” life in quarantine, the artist they’re loving today who is *not* D&S, the house project that took 14 hours a day for 7 days (!) plus much more >>>>
Brett Eldredge – 07.10.20
Brett Eldredge’s new album “Sunday Drive” is out today and he called me to chat about all of it, including the fact that he recorded the entire project in Wicker Park incognito (!), his go-to food order in Chicago during that time, being back on a smartphone, why Mental Health is so important to him, his running soundtrack & much more >>>>>
Cole Swindell – 07.08.20
Cole Swindell called me early this morning (rockin’ a MONSTER energy drink!) to chat about our Chicago schweaty heat, summer, baseball, Wrigley Field, his birthday month, DIY quarantine projects, new music & much more >>>>>
Welz Kauffman of Ravinia – 03.12.20
Carrie Underwood for two nights? One with a band and the other, an Orchestra? Sheryl Crow as well?
Yup, that’s what this summer’s lineup at Ravinia Festival features (and so much more!).
Welz Kauffman called Drew to talk about the lineup, the new amenities for guests this summer & some of his favorite Ravinia/country music memories in his last 20 years >>>>>>
Jordan Davis – 01.08.20
Jordan Davis called me early this morning from tour rehearsals (!) to chat about his new #DadLife, why his wife could be a consultant for our Chicago Bears, the last app he’s downloaded [that you’ve NEVER heard of before] & much more!
Can’t wait to see him Saturday night at Joe’s Live in Rosemont for the #TroubleTown tour >>>>>
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