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August 17/19

Crossroads continues the August Blues Rock feature with more music from Robert Plant (his 70th birthday is Monday) as a solo artist, with Led Zeppelin, and in a special in hour two featuring Zeppelin’s BBC sessions.

Plus birthday salutes to soul jazz saxophonist Ike Quebec (also featured on Night Train for his centennial birthday) and blues great Luther Allison, more Living Blues Awards winners, concert previews, and new music from Tower of Power, Shemekia Copeland, and Kid Ramos.

Chris Heim produces and hosts Global Village, a nationally and internationally distributed world music show; the nightly jazz show Night Train, and Crossroads, KMUW’s twice-weekly blues and R&B show. Chris is also a critic and freelance writer whose work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Utne, Global Rhythm, Dirty Linen, and Option, among others.