Chicago’s Music Scene Prizes Hustle and Hard Work—and Never Leaves a Player Out in the Cold

By Stacy McMichael Chicago has many nicknames: Windy City, Third Coast, Second City, and City of Big Shoulders to name a few.  The one that sums up the Chicago music scene best?  The City that Works.  Former mayor Richard M. Daley, in reference to Chicago’s nose-to-the-grindstone blue-collar industrial sector, coined this nickname. But the Chicago … Continue reading Chicago’s Music Scene Prizes Hustle and Hard Work—and Never Leaves a Player Out in the Cold