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Celebrating Muddy And Other Chicago Blues

April 19/21

Crossroads continues the April feature, celebrating Chicago Blues Past and Present, with a special in hour two celebrating Chicago blues legend Muddy Waters in a concert performance with three former members of his band – John Primer, Paul Oscher, and Bob Margolin. We’ll hear music in the first hour from new albums by all three artists, along with selections from Muddy himself, from the Muddy Waters Tribute Band, and from Guy Davis.

Plus new blues releases and a preview of local and regional blues concerts in the coming week.

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.