Monday, July 10, 2017

Mitch Michaels in Elmhurst

Mark your calendars for July 23rd. Sounds like a fun panel discussion. Among the people there, newly signed Eckhartz Press author Mitch Michaels. From Robert Feder's column...

“Chicago in the 1970s: Music, Sports and Radio,” a panel discussion inspired by the infamous 1979 radio stunt known as Disco Demolition, will be presented at 2 p.m. July 23 by the Elmhurst History Museum. Moderated by Dave Hoekstra, veteran Chicago journalist and author of Disco Demolition: The Night Disco Died, the panel will include: Jeff Schwartz, former general sales manager of WLUP FM 97.9; Mitch Michaels, former program manager of The Loop and longtime Chicago rock jock; Mike Veeck, former White Sox promotions manager; Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune baseball writer; Bob Chicoine, former Comiskey Park vendor at Disco Demolition; and Jim Rittenberg, former general manager of Faces disco club. The program is in conjunction with the Disco Demolition exhibit on display at the museum through October 8. For tickets see: