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Albert Collins, Concert Previews & New Blues Releases

Friday, October 11 and Sunday, October 13

Crossroads kicks off the October Albert Collins Birthday feature with music from his debut on Alligator, from one of his earlier Imperial releases, in a cover from Coco Montoya, and with a special about his life and music in hour two of the show.

Plus Crossroads previews several local and regional blues concerts in the coming week, and highlights new music from Gary Hoey, Peter Frampton, Tad Robinson, and Nancy Wright.

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.