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New Month/New Music Time – New Blues Releases

Friday, May 1 and Sunday, May 3

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 new albums this time:

  • David Bromberg Band
  • 2020 Blues Challenge semi-finalists Jim Gustin & Truth Jones
  • The all-star Proven Ones band
  • A new Rough Guide compilation of Spiritual Blues
  • Chicago blues veteran John Primer with harmonica star Bob Corritore
  • And a number of new releases from blues women, including Zakiya Hooker (John Lee Hooker's daughter), Crystal Shawanda, the Mary Jo Curry Band, Casey Hensley, and Cindy Cashdollar.


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.