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June New Blues Releases

Friday, June 5 and Sunday, June 7

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 featured this time:

  • Ace blues piano player Kenny ‘Blues Boss’ Wayne
  • Ruthie Foster with her Big Band
  • Samoa Wilson teamed up with the Jim Kweskin Band
  • Japanese blues bands with Johnny Burgin
  • Classic Chicago blues from Linsey Alexander
  • And veteran blues band, the Nighthawks.


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.