We Ask, They Answer: Q&A with The Orwells on starting out in music, favorite Chicago venues and Australian wildlifeBy Kelly Cunningham The Orwells started playing together at York High School in suburban Elmhurst. Singer Mario Cuomo and guitarist Dominic Corso are cousins, Grant (bass) and Henry Brinner (drums) are brothers, and guitarist Matt O’Keefe has grown up with the rest of the guys for years. They were discovered in 2011 and graduated high ...
The Big City Blog: I lost my shoe in a mosh pit, but what else is new? Riot Fest is everything I love about punk music brought out into the openI lost my shoe in the mosh pit, had it returned in two parts, and then held on to it as a few strangers lifted me up into the sea of crowd surfers.