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New Month/New Music Time – New Blues Releases

September 6/8

It’s “New Month/New Music” time as Crossroads teams up with Global Village and Strange Currency at the beginning of every month to feature the best in new blues releases.

Among the highlights this time:

  • Legendary gospel group the Blind Boys of Alabama, teamed up with Marc Cohn
  • Soul blues singer Tad Robinson
  • Blues and Sacred Steel guitar star Robert Randolph & the Family Band
  • Veteran blues guitarist Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters
  • Blues guitarist and former Bluesbreakers member Coco Montoya
  • Soul blues singer and daughter of R&B legend Rufus Thomas, Vanesse Thomas
  • A new four-disc definitive collection of music from Chicago’s Bea & Baby Records

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.