Weirdo roots band the Dysfunctionells, fronted by Rich Krueger and Vernon Tonges, got closest to fame when they backed Peter Stampfel of the Holy Modal Rounders in the mid-90s.
Kristin Wolfel of the Charleston crafts a catnip cocktail for her Friday-night drinking buddy.
V-Day Issue: Aay Preston-Myint and Colin Dickson’s first date “didn’t just have a third wheel, it had 20.”
One bourbon, one scotch, and 20 new hipster bars
Jess Keene of Barrelhouse Flat makes a mezcal-based pick-me-up with her least favorite snack.
Challenged with tartar sauce, Annemarie Sagoi creates a potable tribute to fish-and-chips.
Scofflaw’s Uby Khawaja juices up the fermented tea with Old Tom gin.
The Swedish techno producers remix the charming and cheesy 1982 title song off of Roxy Music’s Avalon.
Local guitarist Bill MacKay plays the Charleston on Friday with his band Darts & Arrows, which blends jazz, folk, and rock.
Postbop band People, Places & Things plays a free show at Bucktown pub the Charleston.