Last year we tried a little experiment with our friends at the Tall Ship Windy here on Navy Pier. During the attraction's lunch break we invited musicians to climb aboard the pirate ship to play a few songs.
For a moment, we here in Chicago are setting aside our pending athletic contest with Seattle this Sunday. That's right: no urban football, NFL playoff rivalries here. For the next four minutes Chicago can get down with Seattle. Why?
When you think of ships, navigators come to mind before astronomers, but for our latest installment in WBEZ's Pirate Radio series we went against type. Because that's how we sail. As part of our series, we recently invited the Chicago-based group The Astronomer to perform l
Today we debut a new series we're very excited about- Pirate Radio. The Windy docks just outside our studios on Navy Pier. One of its pirates invited us to bring musicians on-board for special performances, so we did just that.