Student: Max Whitehead
Favorite Chicago music venues:
Lincoln Hall, Coles Bar, and The Observatory
Favorite Chicago-based bands:
Smith Westerns, The Orwells, Flesh Panthers, Modern Vices
WN: How do you go about finding shows?
Max: I follow various music blogs like DIY Chicago and OMR Chicago. I also go to record store and different DIY shows which helps me get a feel for what’s going.
WN: What is your favorite part about smaller venues?
Max: Not having to show up early and the music is a lot more real. It shows that the musicians are just normal people too because it is so intimate. It is also a lot cheaper.