Buddy Guy + Mavis Staples, Louis Jordan, Joe Liggins & Elias Haslanger
Friday, July 9, and Sunday, July 11
Crossroads kicks off the July Buddy Guy birthday feature with music he did as a sideman at Chess, from his early days at Vanguard, and from the 1991 Grammy-winning album that launched his career renaissance.
Throughout the month the show also highlights the newly named nominees in the Blues Blast Music Awards, including this time selections from Bob Corritore, Gary Moore, Nick Moss, Veronica Lewis, and Tia Carroll
Crossroads also marks birthdays of jump blues artists Louis Jordan and Joe Liggins, the legendary Mavis Staples, and soul jazz saxophonist Elias Haslanger.
There’s also new music this time from Maria Muldaur, Deb Ryder, Adam Schultz, and the Alligator Records 50th anniversary compilation.