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October Blues New Releases

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Friday, October 1, and Sunday, October 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 highlights this time:

  • The 17th album from Blues veteran Tommy Castro
  • Accomplished Quad Cities band Avey Grouws Band
  • Ronnie Wood’s tribute to Jimmy Reed
  • Sue Foley with a guitar-centric new set
  • Samantha Fish going "Faster"
  • A salute to Detroit from former Etta James’ band member Bobby Murray
  • And Crossroads kicks off the October Acoustic Blues feature with new albums from Eric Bibb, Tas Cru, Blind Lemon Pledge, and Elly Winiger
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.