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Stage Buzz: Blues on The Fox, Adam Melchor, Flogging Molly, Bayside

Stage Buzz: Blues on The Fox, Adam Melchor, Flogging Molly, Bayside

| June 14, 2022

  Don’t miss The Chicks at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, IL, this Wednesday, June 15, at 7:30 PM. Get tickets here. Bayside performs at Concord Music Hall with Thrice and Anxious on Wednesday, June 15. Doors open at 6:30 PM. Tickets are available here. Iconic duo ’80s and ’90s Tears for Fears bring […]

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Stage Buzz- Preview: Sones De Mexico Ensemble and Billy Branch

Stage Buzz- Preview: Sones De Mexico Ensemble and Billy Branch

| February 18, 2015 | 1 Comment

Millenium Park encore…

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Sweet Home: February 2014

Sweet Home: February 2014

| February 3, 2014

Billy Branch, Son Of The Blues

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Sweet Home: January 2014

Sweet Home: January 2014

| January 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mourning the loss of Eric “Guitar” Davis

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Sweet Home: September 2011

Sweet Home: September 2011

| August 31, 2011 | 10 Comments

Race, Rage, & The Blues Nobody expected a brief Alligator Records tribute to become a catalyst for examining blues-industry race relations. When the Chicago Reader ran a profile of founder Bruce Iglauer commemorating the 40th anniversary of the label, buried within the May 19th piece was a quote that inflamed the blues community:

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Something Old, Something New

Something Old, Something New

| April 1, 2009 | 0 Comments

Listening to Chicago Blues: A Living History (Raisin), a two-CD set that covers 1940 to the present and features an all-star band of blues traditionalists including Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Billy Branch, and Lurrie Bell, led me to think about Jimi Hendrix. A space-age bluesman, Hendrix took the genre in a new direction. He […]

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