Jesse and Johnny of KONGOS on Family, Food, and Their New Album

If you say haven’t spent a day walking around singing “Whoa, come with me now/ I’m gonna take you down/ Whoa, come with me now/ I’m gonna show you how,” in your head,  you’re lying. “Come With Me Now” was one of last year’s most catchy, and most popular songs. It’s doubtful you don’t know that 2015 anthem, but it’s very possible you don’t know enough about KONGOS, the band that brought us such a hit. KONGOS is a band of four brothers: Johnny, Jesse, Danny, and Dylan. They just released their latest album Egomaniac,…

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Taste of Chicago 2016: Festival Recap Petrillo Music Shell

Good food and good (free) music. What more can you ask for? Taste of Chicago is the event of the year; that’s common knowledge. It’s the number one food festival in Chicago, but what people don’t realize is that it is also one of the most unique music festivals of the year. Artists from Billy Idol to Donnie Trumpet, Elle King, and The Decembrists all made appearances. Taste of Chicago was the perfect follow up to the 4th of July weekend. Night 1: Donnie Trumpet and The Roots Donnie Trumpet,…

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