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LARGEST FREE BLUES FESTIVAL RETURNS TO CHICAGO’S MILLENIUM PARK IN JUNE
12 months ago

LARGEST FREE BLUES FESTIVAL RETURNS TO CHICAGO’S MILLENIUM PARK IN JUNE

Chicago’s Millenium Park will once again be home to the Chicago Blues Festival. The annual event is billed as the largest free Blues festival in the world with top tier …
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Trailblazing Musician Mavens Send March Out Like Lionesses

March may have come in like a lion, but these Trailblazing Musician Mavens sent the month of March out like lionesses. This was clearly evident at The Iridium last month …
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Sweet Home for Chicago Blues?
7 years ago

Sweet Home for Chicago Blues?

Chicago Bluesman Ronnie Brooks (son of Blues legend Lonnie Brooks) and Chicago harp man Billy Branch Sweet home for Chicago Blues? Beginning to look a lot like reality. After plans and funds raised to house a Blues Museum at Chicago's historic Navy Pier fell through, the concept of a Blues museum for the city that [...]
Down to the Roots Deep in Muddy Waters
7 years ago

Down to the Roots Deep in Muddy Waters

  Blues Guitarist Bob Margolin, - a former bandmate of the legendary Muddy Waters, © Joseph A. Rosen We’re getting down to the roots deep in Muddy Waters with award-winning guitarist/vocalist Bob Margolin for a crystal clear picture of the man, his music and his vision. Coming off the heels of his new album “My [...]
Baseball, Gaga, Classic Rock and Chicago Blues Hit Bleeker Street
7 years ago

Baseball, Gaga, Classic Rock and Chicago Blues Hit Bleeker Street

Gaga mania hit the west village last night as Lady Gaga returned to the place where it all began for her – The Bitter End – to perform six songs from her new album ‘Joanne’ (released at midnight). And, at the midnight hour, she treated the fans flooding Bleeker Street with more live Gaga from [...]