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New Month/New Music Time – New Blues Releases

Friday, April 3, and Sunday, April 5  

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:

  • The return of Blind Lemon Pledge
  • A live double set from Watermelon Slim
  • Ben Rice and RB Stone teaming up for a Cigar Box Guitar Project
  • Chicago blues woman Liz Mandeville
  • Volume two in a new series from Rory Block saluting women of the blues
  • And reissues featuring T Bone Walker, and the Crescent City’s Johnny Adams and Lee Dorsey.

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.