Competing for Chicago's music club crowd
War is good for nothing but Chicago seemed to be in the midst of perhaps a new chapter in the local club wars. WBEZ music blogger and host of Sound Opinions, Jim DeRogatis, recently blogged about how the concert behemoth Ticketmaster/Live Nation was looking for more action on the mid-sized club front.
The company recently hired veteran talent buyer Sean McDonough to book the House of Blues and to continue programming the Bottom Lounge. This could have far-reaching implications for Chicago's other music venues. DeRogatis joined Eight Forty-Eight to discuss the latest in the battle to bend Chicago club goers ears.