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Metro Minutes

Metro Minutes is a podcast from the legendary Metro & smartbar in Chicago. Founded in 1982, Metro & smartbar have hosted everyone from Pearl Jam and Nirvana to Chance The Rapper and Vince Staples. Each week Joe and Brett will bring you behind the scenes details from the archives, interviews with special guests and a whole lot more.

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Episode 3: Scott Lucas

Fresh off the release of 'Lifers,' Joe and Brett sit down with Local H frontman Scott Lucas. Everything from the 1991 Nirvana show, Local H's race to be the band who've played Metro the most and Scott's memorable experience with Mark Lanegan are on the table. You never know what will happen at Metro! Metro Minutes is a podcast from the legendary Metro & smartbar in Chicago. Founded in 1982, Metro & smartbar have hosted everyone from Pearl Jam and Nirvana to Chance The Rapper and Vince Staples. Each week Joe and Brett will bring you behind the scenes details from the archives, interviews with special guests and a whole lot more.

1hr 7mins

30 May 2020

Rank #1

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Episode 2: Joe Shanahan

Carsello and Brett sit down with Metro founder Joe Shanahan as he tells us about his first steps inside what became Metro and smartbar, Grace Jones, LCD Soundsystem, Agnostic Front and more. Plus... what secrets does the building hold? Did Guns 'n Roses hide out on the 4th floor theatre for a summer? Find out!  Metro Minutes is a podcast from the legendary Metro & smartbar in Chicago. Founded in 1982, Metro & smartbar have hosted everyone from Pearl Jam and Nirvana to Chance The Rapper and Vince Staples. Each week Joe and Brett will bring you behind the scenes details from the archives, interviews with special guests and a whole lot more.

1hr 6mins

22 May 2020

Rank #2

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Episode 1: The Intro!

Senior talent buyer Joe Carsello and social media director Brett Crawford sit down to kick off the Metro Minutes podcast! Get to know your hosts and hear some stories about their favorite shows, special events and memories. Special guests to come! Metro Minutes is a podcast from the legendary Metro & smartbar in Chicago. Founded in 1982, Metro & smartbar have hosted everyone from Pearl Jam and Nirvana to Chance The Rapper and Vince Staples. Each week Joe and Brett will bring you behind the scenes details from the archives, interviews with special guests and a whole lot more.

57mins

8 May 2020

Rank #3