WBEZ | The Gears http://www.wbez.org/tags/gears Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Carlos Hernandez Gomez gets a power-pop tribute http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-07/carlos-hernandez-gomez-gets-power-pop-tribute-84867 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org//segment/photo/2011-April/2011-04-07/carlos flickr.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Those friends and family members who are no longer here anymore are always in our hearts.&nbsp; But when big political news breaks, or around election time, it’s especially difficult not to miss pal and colleague Carlos Hernandez Gomez.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Thursday, <a href="http://www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com/" target="_blank">FitzGerald’s</a> in Berwyn is hosting the second annual <a href="http://alumni.depaul.edu/ExternalEvents/ExtEventDetail.aspx?event_id=1217" target="_blank">Concert for Carlos</a>.</p><p>The concert (for Carlos) will include music from Material ReIssue, which features former members of the local power-pop band <a href="http://www.facebook.com/pages/Material-Issue/113183855358767" target="_blank">Material Issue</a>, plus <a href="http://www.philangotti.com/" target="_blank">Phil Agnotti Band</a>, <a href="http://web.mac.com/howellbuzz/iWeb/erichowellmusic/Welcome.html" target="_blank">Eric Howell’s Greatest Hitch</a> and The New Fiction-featuring members of Carlos’ band <a href="http://www.facebook.com/itsthegear">The Gear</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>In addition to the music, there will be a silent auction and the emcee for the night is <a href="http://www.bettergov.org/about/staff.aspx" target="_blank">Andy Shaw</a> of the <a href="http://www.bettergov.org/" target="_blank">Better Government Association</a>. Money from the show and the auction will fund the Carlos Hernandez Award in Journalism at DePaul University.&nbsp; The award provides financial assistance to talented undergrads.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>The 2nd Annual Concert For Carlos: A Tribute to Carlos Hernandez Gomez<br> April 7, 2011<br> Doors open at 7:00 p.m.<br> FitzGerald’s Nightclub, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, IL<br> Admission: $20 in advance/ $25 at the door</p></p> Thu, 07 Apr 2011 14:35:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2011-04-07/carlos-hernandez-gomez-gets-power-pop-tribute-84867