Chicagoverse 126 - Dan Polyak x Lucy Stoole (Queen! @ Smart Bar)

 

In an interview recorded at Gman Tavern in Wrigleyville, Lucy Stoole and Dan Polyak talk all things Queen! @ Smart Bar.

The pair each reveal how they got their start in the creative industries. Polyak in the wake of the pop punk explosion, creating designs for acts like Cobra Starship and Fall Out Boy, and Stoole, seeking out a performance medium and community that would best fit her. The duo also discuss the importance of house music in elevating the atmosphere at Queen!, as well as reflecting on the legacy of Smart Bar as a venue.