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Soul Blues Finale With Otis Clay, Bobby Blue Bland And More

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Friday, February 28 and Sunday, March 1

Crossroads wraps up the February Soul Blues feature with more music from Otis Clay, along with tracks from Little Milton, Mighty Sam McClain, Johnny Rawls, John Nemeth with the Bo Keys, and soul blues pioneer Bobby Blue Bland. We’ll hear some classics from Bland in hour one and then a concert special in hour two featuring a band led by his son along with specials guests John Nemeth, Janiva Mangess and Sugaray Rayford. We’ll also hear the latest from saxophonists Mindy Abair and Terry Hanck, K.C. favorite Nick Schnebelen, and guitarist Tinsley Ellis.

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.