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Remembering Otis Clay
Jan. 11, 2016
The music world lost a luminary over the weekend right here in Chicago. Soul singer Otis Clay died Friday following a heart attack. He was 73.
Singer Shemekia Copeland stretches out on her latest album
Dec. 18, 2015
Shemekia Copeland's new album, "Outskirts of Love," pushes her craft and her range with touches of country, americana, rock and gospel.
Chicago Blues Experience Museum to open on Navy Pier
Sep. 10, 2015
The backers behind a museum dedicated to Chicago Blues music is set to open on Navy Pier in 2017.
Sweet Home Navy Pier?
Sep. 9, 2015
Long awaited blues museum and music venue promises to bring in millions of tourism dollars while celebrating Chicago’s unique heritage.
The legacy of Willie Dixon on his 100th birthday
Jul. 1, 2015
How a Chicago blues legend used his career to help other blues artists.
For Chicago blues, sweet home is hard to find
Feb. 9, 2015
Muddy Waters, Howlin’ Wolf, and this year’s Lifetime Achievement Grammy winner, Buddy Guy, all helped make Chicago the home of the blues. So why doesn't the city have a blues museum?
Buddy Guy gets Chicago send-off
Nov. 27, 2012
Local musicians gathered to honor the guitarist in Millenium Park ahead of his Kennedy Center Honors.
Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials bring the genuine houserockin' music
Jun. 7, 2012
Those who know the Blues, particularly Chicago Blues, know the name J.B. Hutto.Hutto was born in North Carolina in 1926, and the family relocated to Chicago when his father passed away in the late 40’s.
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