ABOUT THIS SHOW
Good Evening with Pat Whalen has been Chicago's only late-night talk-show news-alternative for over eight years. Combining civic and state-wide issues with a comedic format, Good Evening with Pat Whalen strives to leave everyone entertained, educated and engaged. This episode focuses on issues of immigration and the city of Chicago in conversation with Dr. Cristina Pacione-Zayas. This episode will also feature comedian Sohrab Forouzesh and musician Ivan Singh.
Artist Links: @besteveningever
About Sohrab Forouzesh
Sohrab Forouzesh is a Chicago based comedian and writer who won't take it personally if you say his name wrong. He moved to the U.S from Iran when he was just eight years old, and his material is heavily influenced by his experiences as a fat Persian kid growing up in America. His rapid-fire delivery paired with his down to earth relatability is what makes him a favorite of the Chicago comedy scene. Along with being a finalist for StandUP NBC in 2019, Sohrab also tours colleges and was also a writer for the sketch show Group Therapy featured on Complex. If you’re ever in Chicago make sure to catch him at the world famous Laugh Factory, Comedy Bar, and Zanies Comedy Club. Sohrab got his start in comedy while attending Western Michigan University where he won The Kalamazoo Comedy Competition and was a finalist in the TBS and Rooftop Comedy’s National College Comedy Competition. Before graduating college he opened for Nick Swardson and performed at the prestigious Gilda’s Laughfest Comedy Festival. He's an Iranian comedian even your racist uncle will love.
About Ivan Singh
Ivan Singh is a 29 years old Blues Guitarist and Singer from Argentina recently moved to Chicago with great acceptance in the blues community .
Today he is one of the Greatest Blues Guitarists in his country and becoming as Chicago Blues Artist using his "Lata de Batata" slide guitar (4 strings) to develop a distinctive sound and stand-out style. In a short period of time Ivan Singh have Sharing Stage with Blues legends as Buddy Guy- Taj Mahal- John Primer -Robert Randolph and many others .In addition to tours throughout Argentina, Ivan has also played in more than 9 countries between North America, Europe, Central and South America.
In 2023 Ivan Singh Toured to India "Mahindra Blues Fest" to Performance with Buddy Guy ,Taj Mahal and Kingfish .
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