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Big Maybelle/Living Blues & Blues Music Awards Winners

May 24/26

Crossroads continues the May Feature, celebrating the centennial birthday of R&B singer Big Maybelle. We also continue to highlight the recently named Living Blues nominees (a reader’s choice poll) and the just announced Blues Music Award winners for this year.

Plus our usual mix of classic tracks and top new blues releases.

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.