Chicago is one of the few cities in the United States with a thriving independent music venue circuit not dominated by Live Nation or AEG. We are joined by Molly Mobley (Talent Buyer – Empty Bottle) and Brent Heyl (Talent Buyer Thalia Hall, Empty Bottle; Partner Empty Bottle Presents) to discuss the value and importance of independent music venues and how they are adopting in light of challenges presented by COVID 19. We also discuss our favorite music events at these venues and what makes these spaces unique and reflective of Chicago.
Gamma/Scorched Tundra Endless Descent:
A Baltic Porter featuring Weyermann Chocolate Rye Malt. Brewed for Scorched Tundra IX in Gothenburg (May 2018) with artwork by longtime festival visual artist Axel Widén. A collaboration with Gamma Brewing Company.
Episode Art By: Bryn Gleason