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Vintage House on WNUR is the premiere on-air radio show and podcast dedicated to illuminating and preserving the lives, music, and careers of #HouseMusic legends. Join us Every Wednesday on WNUR.org 89.3 or Stream. Powered by the Modern Dance Music Research and Archiving Foundation - www.DanceMusicFoundation.org is the ONLY repository in the United States dedicated solely to the study, preservation and celebration of the House and Dance Music Genres. Hosted by House Music Pioneers DJ Lori Br ...
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Keynote Fireside Chat with Robert Owens at The Chicago House Music Festival and Conference at Preston Bradley Hall 2023 In his own words, Robert Owens has been making house music ‘before house had a name’. One of the most distinctive, coveted and prolific voices in the genre, Robert has an illustrious career that started in late 80’s Chicago and ha…
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The Vintage House Show Crew and the Design Museum of Chicago opens the new Navy Pier Exhibit, Chicago: Home of House, which chronicles the birth and rich history of House Music. Grammy nominated DJ Terry Hunter shares the story of his fantastic photo of the 100 Architects of House, which was commissioned in 2011. This wonderful group features the p…
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HOUSE LEGEND AND HISTORIAN ERIC ESMOOVE MILLER!! ALL THE INSIDE INFO...ALL THE WONDERFUL OPINIONS ON #housemusic Culture! Eric tackles the 40th anniversary of House Music, The culture and canon of the genre and the future of House. Join Eric and Host Kevin "Mega" McFall. Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the Histo…
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HOUSE MUSIC Pioneer Vince Lawrence shares his Chicago Story and his interest in ensuring that House Music is celebrated this year!! Vince's contributions to the History and Culture of House Music are unmatched. From his track "On and On" to his contributions to documentaries and content from the Bee Gee's Documentary to Disco Demolition, few have t…
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Paris Cesvette stands as a beacon of creativity and innovation in the realm of music. This young British artist has remarkably established a strong presence in the US music industry and the throughout the rest of the world. She has also armed herself as a DJ and radio host. Carving her niche as a dynamic force in the industry. With an illustrious c…
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Julius the Mad Thinker is a House Music Pioneer who discusses diversity in his early life in Elgin, Illinois and the diversity and culture in House Music. A wonderful conversation on House Music today and the future of the genre Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the History of House Music…
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We walk through House History with Hugo H and First Lady. How did Hugo H discover the music industry...who taught him how to spin?? What were Tyree Cooper, Mike Dunn and Hugo H creating and discovering in the early days of House Music. A great interview revealing how music is changing...and how it's NOT! Legends interviewing Legends!! Support the S…
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First Lady and Hugo H share the secrets of having love and staying together as a creative team. Khris shares early advice received from the Hurley family and discusses how Jam98.com was created, why they feature the JAMS and how to run a business with LOVE! Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the History of House Mu…
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Inside Wes Green and Steve Poindexter’s Dispute Over a House Classic. Wes and Kevin discuss Wes' South Side Roots, Being Vulnerable, Learning the Industry, Obtaining his publishing and Future Tracks!! An Amazing discussion on the Music Industry and Chicago House Music History. Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the…
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Walker and Royce are headlining with CHOSEN FEW DJ MIKE DUNN at CLUB RADIUS SATURDAY, JANUARY 27TH...BEFORE THAT...They're on the VIntage House Show WEDNESDAY with DJ Momami. Royce shares his love for Chicago, talks about his music influences and what we can expect at the SHOW ON SATURDAY. Stay tuned for FREE TIX ON OUR IG @THEVINTAGEHOUSESHOW. Vin…
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40 Years Ago TODAY JANUARY 20, 1984, Jesse Saunders released "On and On" on Vinyl. We honor Jesse Saunders and Vince Lawrence on their contributions to the History of House Music. Let's learn more in our 2015 conversation with Kirt Townsend leading the discussions with Jesse and Wayne Williams! MORE CELEBRATIOINS TO COME! Support the Show. www.Vint…
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Kevin McFall appears on WVON with Rufus Williams in a great conversation honoring the 40th anniversary of House Music...birthed in Chicago!! A great discussion to bring in the New Year!!! Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the History of House MusicBy Vintage House on WNUR
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Lono Brazil was friends with Keith Haring while living in New York, worked at all the cool clubs in NYC and saw the rise of House Music in London and internationally. Before there was House Music, Lono Brazil hired DJ Wayne Williams to spin at HIS parties. This unique Chicago and Chicago House Music story is amazing and only on Vintage House!! List…
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ON THE PODCAST we talk to the producers and pioneers of the NEW Docuseries on the History of Hip House!! Interviews with producers Kelly G, DJ Terry Hunter, Keesha Boyd and Emmaculate and pioneers DJ GREG WINFIELD, Fast Eddie and more! Wonderful Chicago history and the Chicago history of the participants!! Check out the docuseries on the Black Expe…
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This wonderful production brings Black Music to life and the stars including Chicagoan JD Hart and the Bronx's Brenda Braxton share their love of dance, House Music and Black Creativity. Don't miss Sugar Hill playing at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago until Saturday, December 30th! AuditoriumTheatre.org | Subscribe, Follow and Share the VintageHo…
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ROCKY JONES IS A HOUSE MUSIC PIONEER AS ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF DJ INTERNATIONAL AND PROPRIETOR OF THE NEW WAREHOUSE ON 738 WEST RANDOLPH!! HIS COMMENATARY ON JAMIE PRINCIPLE, DAVID BOWIE AND THE GREATS OF GLOBAL MUSIC ARE EPIC. SHARE, FOLLOW AND LIKE THE PODCAST AND VIDCAST AND LISTEN TO THE SHOW ON WEDNESDAY NITE'S AT 10PM ON WNUR.ORG 89.3FM !! Su…
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ROCKY JONES IS THE OWNER OF DJ INTERNATIONAL AND HAS WORKED WITH THE ARCHITECTS AND ICONS OF HOUSE MUSIC FROM JAMIE PRINCIPAL TO JOE SMOOTH THE NAME DROPS THROUGHOUT THE EPISODE ARE FANTASTIC!! LISTEN AND LEARN MORE IN PART ONE OF OUR TALK WITH ROCKY JONES!! Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the History of House M…
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DJ SNEAK is a Chicago pioneer!! From Puerto Rico to Chicago to Toronto to Los Angeles he shares his music influences with Vintage House Show Spotlight's MOMAMI!! How has Chicago's music scene changed...is the city supportive of new music and creatives...how is House Music influencing the Toronto Music scene and why LA is the place to be NOW!! Learn…
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Keys N Krates is performing at SoundBar Saturday November 18th...they stopped by the Vintage House Show to discuss their introduction to #HouseMusic and what's happening in the Toronto Music scene. Join Mo Mami and Lauren Lowery with Keys N Krates, TODAY Thursday on www.VintageHouseShow.com....subscribe, follow and share to the POD today. Support t…
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Learn More about Evie The Cool and her story of using House Music to heal and flourish! Founder of Babes Only www.BabesOnly.org she is empowering other women with the love of Music. The Vintage House Show celebrates the history of House Music and shares that history with its future superstars!!! Listen and Share The Vintage House Show www.VintageHo…
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The Vintage House Show is proud to be a part of the WVON and VON.tv family. Kevin and Lauren discuss the Vintage House Show Mission and Radio Show/Podcast and why #HouseMusic is worthy to be preserved and investigated as one of the world's greatest Black Music genres. We are interviewed with the Black Foodies at the African Festival of the Arts 202…
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Do you remember Thumpers, The Cottage, Crackers, Galaxy and Shenanigans? Learn more about the Disco to House Music timeline...both the music and venues in Chicago. Sal worked them ALL!! How did the GRAMMY'S know to add a new category to honor house music artists and producers...Sal advocated and fought for the designation. Learn more on the podcast…
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Sal Amato DJ'ed everywhere...from Mothers on Rush Street to the suburban clubs including the Ambassador, Smugglers and the Galaxy...he has seen Chicago's disco and club scene from the early 80's. Learn more about his career and life in Part 1 of the Vintage House Show podcast with Sal Amato. Later this month in Part II we learn more about his influ…
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Kevin Beauchamp has a new record store and music venue called Katalyst in Chicago’s Hegewisch community. Before Katalyst, Kevin was an insider at A & M records in LA then Polygram in Chicago. His work spans many Great Black music genre's including hip hop, jazz and house music. From Common to the McAllister Brothers, Kevin shared his Chicago Story,…
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This edition of the VHS podcast features two of the genre's most impactful pioneers. DJ Wayne Williams, founder of the Chosen Few DJ's and Kirk Townsend, founder of the Mendel Bi-Level Disco Parties. Both have worked as insiders and supporters of #HouseMusic. The Chicago Public Library hosts this discussion. CPL respects and understands this Chicag…
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This week's episode is back at the Chosen Few picnic 2023. We feature two legends; Kenny Dope of Masters at Work and Grammy Award Winner Maurice Joshua!! PLUS we have DJ Gary Wallace, comments from the Chosen Few crowd and our own DJ Carl Jenkins and Dj Lori Branch!! WE HAD BALL and the ENERGY WAS FIRE. Listen and Share VintageHouseShow.tv Support …
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The Vintage House Show crew was behind the scenes, on stage and in the moshpit at the Chosen Few Picnic 2023. Join the VHS Family including Kevin "Mega" McFall, DJ Momami and DJ Lady D as they interview the pioneers and performers including international superstar BeBe Winans, Vocalist Lidell Townsell, DJ Legend John Morales, DJ Stan Zeff, Entrepre…
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The Vintage House Show loves the history of House Music. Is Who Created House Music an important question to ask? House Music Dj's, Preservationists and Legends answer the question in this unique podcast. Pioneer Robert Owens, Chicago-based DJ VitiGrrl, South African Descended DJ Jozana Sithole and others chime in. Share with us your thoughts on ou…
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The Vintage House Show celebrates PRIDE and Black Music Month by honoring Maurice Adams! From Westinghouse in the 1970’s to the Warehouse, Maurice suggests “House Music was a part of Life, an Escape and a Comfort Zone.” We discuss the environment at the Waterworks, the Ritz and the Garage…among other old school clubs and how he believes the gay com…
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DAJAE has the dance floor on FIRE from Europe to Chicago. Europe, playing till dawn to madly dancing crowds. Ms. Gordon was transformed into Dajae, the preeminent singer in Chicago house with the massive 1992 hit "Brighter Days. Her story as an artist and pioneer is wonderful and powerful. Don't miss the great interview!! Support the Show. www.Vint…
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The LODGE is FIRE in Chicago. DJ and House Music Pioneer Craig Loftis has created an underground old school venue with partner Tonka Toi in promotions. Lori Branch discusses the Club Scene and the Promotions industry today and how future clubs and spaces are contributing to the history and future of house music. Support the Show. www.VintageHouseSh…
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DJ KELLY G is a Chicago House Music Legend. His influence goes from behind the decks to behind the camera. He has worked with the greats in R&B and Hip Hop, to working with Steve "Silk" Hurley and DJ Terry Hunter. HIs story is inspirational, and this in-depth conversation celebrates Black Music and Black History. Listen in and Share. Listen Live We…
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In DJ Lori Branch's talk with Robbin Kent, Robbin shares how music shaped her life and Herb Kent's influence on #HouseMusicHistory, #BlackMusicHistory and #ChicagoHistory. MARCH CELEBRATION OF WOMEN!! Don't miss this exciting conversation on all Vintage House Show Channels. Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the Hi…
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Lono Brazil traveled from Chicago's West Side to Chicago's South Side to New York to London...then international stardom. Kevin "Mega" McFall leads the interview where Lono reveals he partied at the Warehouse, then Zanzibar and the Paradise Garage following the music! From HIs roots in the South Shore Community to Amsterdam...he has seen the rise o…
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T. Chablis is a House Music Legend. He is a Mendel Monarch and Northwestern Wildcat that influenced the #HouseMusic Scene in the 1980's. In this episode, T. Chablis shares how substance abuse impacted House culture. Tim also shares how the name T. Chablis was born and pays respects to Jesse Velez, another pioneer of the genre. Enjoy and Share the V…
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T. Chablis is a Chicago Legend. Taped by DJ Terry Hunter in 2011 as one of the top 100 Architects of House Music, T Chablis learned his craft as Mendel Monarch and then as a WNUR Streetbeat DJ. In this episode, T. Chablis, Tim Harris discusses his early love of music growning up on Chicago's South Side, to his influences including Kirk Townsend, Ni…
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Vintage House Show Episode 10262022 with host Kevin Mega McFall and guest Michaelangelo Matos talk House Music evolution in Minnesota and the Rollingstone Magazine article on the suit against Chicago record label TRAX records. Vintage House on WNUR | Vintage House is the only on-air radio show and podcast in Chicago dedicated to illuminating and pr…
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Check out The Vintage House Show Crew with the team at City Cast Chicago ( “the essential Chicago podcast” according to Chicago magazine and voted “Best Podcast 2021” by Chicago Reader) We discuss the history of House Music, why Chicago is critical in the creation of the genre and its global impact and why Beyonce and Drake pay homage to Chicago ar…
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Tune in to this episode of The Vintage House Show hosted by DJ Lori Branch !!! Special guest, DJ Alan King. Don't forget The Chosen Few Festival returns this Saturday 07/02/22 at Jackson Park. Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the History of House MusicBy Vintage House on WNUR
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Tune in to this episode of The Vintage House Show hosted by Kevin "Mega" McFall!!! Special guests, Kim Parham and Lehia Franklin Acox discuss the business of the Chosen Few Festival. Don't forget The Chosen Few Festival returns this Saturday at Jackson Park. Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the History of House M…
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Shake Your Body singer, Jeanette Thomas who has worked with Vince Lawrence and other legendary producers joins Mega for a candid interview on why she unknowingly made House history, and why you might not know she is still relevant today! Tune in for this and other stories from the icons, pioneers, and legends of House Music on Vintage House Show wi…
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Mega presents Philosophical Grooves edition of the Vintage House Show featuring DJ Emanuel Pippin, sharing his unique perspective on the business, history, and culture of House Music. Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preserving and Celebrating the History of House MusicBy Vintage House on WNUR
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The Vintage House show interviews international DJ and producer Terry Hunter discussing the House Music timeline as well as sharing how COVID-19 has affected his career. Being able to adapt is an imperative part of being a creative, this year has truly shown Terry that. Terry Hunter’s rise to international status and how Chicago can continue to lea…
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The Vintage House Show invites DJ Dion Hunter to the conversation about the rivalry between house music DJ's. The idea of it not being enough room for house music DJ's is not true, there is enough room for the passion of music. Dion discusses giving other people the opportunity on their radio station to share the exposure on their platform. They di…
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Chicago house music legend Mike Dunn, has been DJing and producing music for over twenty years. Hailing from the Englewood community in Chicago, Mike started out DJing at the local block parties that took place playing disco, funk, soul and prototype Chicago house tracks. Mike discusses his introduction to DJing, joining the Chosen Few DJ's and the…
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DJ Lady D has performed on the biggest stages in the US including appearances at the North Coast, Noise Pop, House of Sol, Summerdance, Chosen Few, Wanderlust, SXSW and Lollapalooza. She discusses her career as a DJ, a woman and an artist with DJ Lori Branch and Archivist Lauren Lowery Summer 2020. Support the Show. www.VintageHouseShow.us Preservi…
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PIoneer DJ Reggie Corner is one of the earliest House Music Promotion Professionals in Chicago. Reggie reveals his beginnings in Chicago, The tremendous networking and creativeness needed for pre internet promotions and highlights where he thinks the future of Party Promotions will land during and post COVID. He has questions for those who weren't …
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Vintage House Host Kevin "Mega" McFall welcomes DJ Tony Hatchett with the legendary Chosen Few DJs!!! Co-Hosts DJ Lori Branch and Lauren Lowery join Kevin and Tony Hatchett as they discuss the postponement of the Chosen Few 30 Year Anniversary Celebration in the Park this Summer and the NEW Virtual 30 Year event. Tony shares the new plans, his over…
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