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Buddy Guy/Blues Blast Nominees + Robert Cray & David Sanborn

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Friday, July 30, and Sunday, August 1

Crossroads wraps up July feature celebrating the 85th birthday of blues great Buddy Guy and showcasing this year’s Blues Blast Music Awards nominees. We’ll hear music Buddy did with Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, early and later releases under his own name, featured in a special in hour two of the show.

We’ll also get to music from Robert Cray and David Sanborn for their birthdays, check out new albums from the New Moon Jelly Roll Freedom Rockers and the Blues Caravan 2020, and we'll get to a classic from the Peter Green blues era of Fleetwood Mac.

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.