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New Month/New Music Time – New Blues Releases


Friday, March 6 and Sunday, March 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 artists featured this time:

  • The Robert Cray Band
  • Blues and roots slide guitar master Sonny Landreth
  • UK retro soul band The James Hunter Six
  • Soul blues guitarist Dave Keller in concert
  • Blues Music Award and Blues Blast Soul Blues nominee Whitney Shay
  • Blues rockers Jeremiah Johnson
  • Donald Kinsey, veteran Chicago bluesman and Peter Tosh band member, with his first new songs under his own name in over 40 years
  • And Roomful of Blues, with their first new studio album in nine years.
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.