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Soul Blues, Birthdays Of Corey Harris, Rhiannon Giddens, Johnny Winter And Nina Simone

Friday, February 21 and Sunday, February 23

Crossroads marks birthdays of Rhiannon Giddens, Johnny Winter, Nina Simone, and Corey Harris (including a concert special featuring Harris in hour two of the show).

Plus more soul blues sounds for the February feature including music from Little Milton, Frank Bey, Tad Robinson, and Grady Champion (with a tribute to soul blues star ZZ Hill).

There’s music from Blues Music Awards nominees Hudspeth & Taylor, and Rick Estrin & the Night Cats and Crossroads also previews local and regional concerts for 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.