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Stage Buzz: Deacon Blues, January 21 at Arcada Theatre • St. Charles

Stage Buzz: Deacon Blues, January 21 at Arcada Theatre • St. Charles

| January 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Deacon Blues Saturday, January 21 The Arcada Theatre St. Charles, IL If you missed the acclaimed Chicago-based Steely Dan tribute Deacon Blues at Arcada Theatre over the holidays in December, their annual show was delayed because of scheduling conflicts. The band has targeted Saturday, January 21, to treat fans to its celebration of all things […]

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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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