The Midnight Special Turns 70!

May 20, 2023, 9:00 pm

Share this Post

1940s postcard image of hotel
On May 23, 1953, WFMT's The Midnight Special first broadcast from The Hotel Guyon, 4000 W. Washington, Chicago IL

Exclusive interviews with icons of Chicago folk, fan favorites, vintage broadcast clips, plus a special broadcast of Jamie O’Reilly’s “In Old Chicago” recorded live at WFMT.