Sat, Sept 21, 2013
IFOL Live Concert from Union Park/2014

Issues & Artists shares a live performance of Joyce Renee & the JK Connection band at the IFOL.

Wed, Feb 13, 2013
Big Changes in GED 2013/2014

Issues & Artists will interview James T. Edwards, Director of Cook County GED Program.

Wed, Sept 12, 2012
This Gun's for Hire

Issues & Artists will interview Author, Terrence Howard about his book and his life as a Chicago street cop for 25 years.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2012
Chicago's Blues Legends

Issues & Artists will interview Vance Kelly & Band and famous blues musican Big LLOU

Wednesday, May 2 2012
DYING TO TEACH: The Killing of Mary Eve Thorson"

Issues & Artists will interview documentary filmmaker Myra Richardson and workplace bullying expert Judy Skorek.

Sun, Feb 26, 2012
African-American Reunion

Issues & Artists is proud to cover the Black History Month Celebration dedicated to African-American men and women serving in our Military. This dynamic show, filmed on location, will include live performances by I&A's own host Joyce Renee Walker. Click here for more details.

Sat, Feb 11, 2012
CMA Post Show

Join us at the Roots Room for this special on-location post show featuring live performances and interviews from several of the hottest 2012 Chicago Awards Music nominees. View photos from the interview.

Wed, Jan 11, 2012
Music Business Myths 101

This show is a must see of independent music artists with questions about ASCAP/BMI, seeking legal representation, pursuing a singing career over the age of 30, and much, much more.

Wed, Dec 11, 2011
Chicago's Young Performers

This show highlighted the talent and programs at the new Luther South High School's Performing Arts Centerwith Reverend Paul (Judith) Anderson, and choregrapher Michael Jones.

Issues & Artists Future Show Schedule

Entering this our 6th year, I am delighted to share with you some of our future show goals. Issues and Artists will continue its’ mission is to bring forth crucial and vital information that benefits urban communities everywhere by featuring shows on mentoring over 50, business etiquette for all ages, online educational opportunities, professional image building and a host of live interviews with the best entertainers on the planet.

This year, we anticipate on bringing to the stage educational panels, expert authors, and live recordings of intellectual workshops in which you can dial in to our show (773-656-0353) and participate. Please stay tuned and in touch with us – we need your help and involvement in staying on the air.

If you would like to become a VIP member of our studio audience, email Joyce Walker at for more information.


Air dates for the January taping of the 2013 Chicago Music Awards will be Friday, March 1st @ 5PM & Sunday, March 3rd @ 12 Noon


Jan - March 2012 Edition

March - May 2012 Edition

2012 CMA

Chicago (December 14, 2011) -- A powerful line-up that includes a Grammy Award-winning musician that promises to make the 31st annual Chicago Music Awards one of the most exciting to date.