In 2005, WBEZ's Tony Sarabia profiled the Bloomington, Illinois-based band Backyard Tire Fire
. The trio had just released their second studio album, Bar Room Semantics
. The band's latest release is called The Places We Lived
. They'll be performing
a New Years Eve show on Thursday at Chord on Blues
in Saint Charles. And you can catch them at the Chicago Street Pub
in Joliet on January 9th.