OTL #516: Is Riot Fest a good thing?, More government transparency hurdles, The Secret History of Hamid Drake

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OTL host Mike Stephen wraps up his pre-show vocal exercises in a seventh floor radio studio in the Tribune Tower.

OTL host Mike Stephen wraps up his pre-show vocal exercises in a seventh floor radio studio in the Tribune Tower.

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Mike Stephen talks with Concerned Citizens of Riot Fest in Douglas Park co-founder Sharaya Tindal about her organization’s concerns about the annual music festival in their neighborhood, checks in with Chicago Justice Project executive director Tracy Siska about filing suit against the Chicago Emergency Management and Communications office for more government transparency, and chats with Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) about world-renowned drummer Hamid Drake for this week’s edition of The Secret History of Chicago Music. Meanwhile, we discuss real estate prices around CTA stops. This week’s local music is provided by Law of Keanu.

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