Fledgling blues rock guitarist/songwriter Lorelei Brewer says, "My main inspiration for doing music is not to play 'rockstar' or to get rich and famous. Hell no. I quote a friend, 'I wish money had nothing to do with it.' "
Billy Corgan and brothers Gabe and Jacques Baron are set to celebrate their wrestling company Resistance Pro's one-year anniversary and the Smashing Pumpkins front man and co-promoters are celebrating large.
It's not everyday Billy Corgan plays a carefully crafted, hand-picked acoustic set with just a few of his closest friends and fans surrounding him, all tucked into an intimate, meticulously decorated space that's nestled in Highland Park
Billy Corgan recently opened a 1930s Chinese-style tea house, raising eyebrows among the navel-gazing hipsters who are probably wondering if the famed Smashing Pumpkins frontman has committed a serious rock 'n' roll faux pas. He hasn't.
"My goal is always just to write about the real things that happen everyday. Frankly, most of those things are very sensational, but they're only made sensational by the fact that they're turned into songs."