13 Love Songs

Each year, Hot Kitchen invites 13 artists/artist groups from a variety of backgrounds in the Chicago community to perform a response to a popular love song.


Pete Davidson, Ariana Grande - Kevin Wesson
Boo'd Up, Ella Mai - Charley Guptill
Rich & Sad, Post Malone - Hannah Rehak
Best of My Love, The Emotions - Malik White
I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend, Girl in Red - Dani Wieder
I'll Make Love to You, Boys II Men - Lia Kohl
Cuz I Love You, Lizzo - Jorge Silva
Time After Time, Cyndi Lauper - Hal Cosentino + Lauren Thesing
I Will, Mitski - Laurel Zoff Pelton
Heart to Break, Kim Petras - Mike DiBiccaro
Chainsmoking, Jacob Banks - Sam Virgilio
I Don't Mind, Usher - Phillip Lambert
Seasons (Waiting on You), Future Islands - Hot Kitchen

Photos: Justin Lynk & Katelyn Douglass


Leah Urzendowski and Anthony Courser - "It's Oh So Quiet" by Bjork
Glitter Moneyyy - "Try A Little Tenderness" by Otis Redding
Po'Chop - "Love & Happiness" by Al Gree
Sydney Bauer - "Love On The Brain" by Rihanna
Carly Wicks - "I Wanna Be Your Lover" by Prince
Mar Curran - "LOVE. FEAT. ZACARI." by Kendrick Lamar
Bindu Poroori - "See You Again" by Tyler, The Creator
Nora Sharp - "Loving Is Easy" by Rex Orange County
Parlour Tapes+ - "Love On Top" by Beyonce
Andy Slavin - "Baby, I Love Your Way" by Big Mountain
Focus Group LLC - "I'm N Luv (Wit a Stripper)" by T-Pain
Sonal Aggarwal - "Tainted Love" by Soft Cell
Hot Kitchen - "Quartz" by TV On The Radio


Jasmine Henri Jordan & Matt Fox - "I Love How You Love Me" by Jeff Mangum
Susan Myburgh & her friend Drake - "The Fall" by Rhye
Olivia Lilley & Nire Nah - "Into You" by Ariana Grande
Drew Angle - "Lovesick" by Banks
Kaylyn Carter & Jacob Harrelson - "Archie, Marry Me" by Alvvays
Kate O’Connor - "Linger" by The Cranberries
Kelsey Chigas - "Worship" by Lizzo
Audrey Hartfield - "Company" by Justin Bieber
Emma Alamo - "Pendulum" by FKA Twigs
Patrick Alvarez & Kori Whitby - "Ivy" by Frank Ocean
Leryn Turlington - "Gimme All Your Love" by Alabama Shakes
Jamie Brew - "Terrible Love" by The National
Carol Crosby and Chelsea Holmes - "One Night" by Lil Yachty


Joshua Philips & Ashley Franks - "Two Weeks" by FKA Twigs
Corey Smith - "I Need My Girl" by The National
Jasmine Jordan & Claudia Castillo - "Adore You" by Miley Cyrus
Kevin Sparrow - "Dodged a Bullet" by Greg Laswell
Juli Del Prete - "Good for You" by Selena Gomez
Katelyn Douglass - "Jolene" by Dolly Parton
Dan Caffrey - "Weak" by Wet
Katie Friedman & Wade Howard - "You Really Got a Hold on Me" by Smokey Robinson
Savannah Reich - "Hey Now" by Matt and Kim
Josh & Charlotte Mae Ellison - "Best I Ever Had" by Drake
Alex Hovi - "Work Out" by J. Cole
Lucas Baisch - "September" by Earth, Wind, and Fire
Udita Upadhyaya, Izah Ransohoff, & Corey Smith - "Backwards Walk" by Frightened Rabbit