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New Month/New Music Time – New Blues Releases

Friday, December 6, and Sunday, December 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:

  • New holiday releases from Keb' Mo', Putumayo Blues Christmas, Michelle D'Amour, Connor Ray, and the Lee Boys
  • Maple Blues Awards nominees the Ghost Town Blues Band, Matchedash Parish, Paul DesLauriers, Big Dave McLean, and Anthony Gomes
  • Classic Blues Queens on the Rough Guide to Blues Divas
  • The fourth album from award-winning Oregon group, the Rae Gordon Band
  • Black Stone Cherry's second volume in tribute to blues legends
  • Kansas City blues duo Hudspeth & Taylor
  • Texas soul blues singer and 2019 Blues Music Award winner Annika Chambers
  • East Texas bluesman Randy McAllister with guests from KC's Levee Town and Nick Schnebelen bands
  • And live albums from Chris 'Bad News' Barnse (with Steve Guyger and Gary Hoey) and Jack Mack & the Heart Attack
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.