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Vocalo's Barber Shop Show

Chicago's Musical Past, Present, Future

This week we heard about two events that celebrate the musical heritage of Chicago. First, we heard about the return of the Silver Room Block Party. We heard from: • Eric Williams, owner of the Silver Room and founder of the Block Party • Ron Trent, a DJ who has played almost every block party since the beginning Then, a tribute to Captain Walter Dyett: legendary music instructor on the South Side of Chicago during the Great Migration. We also heard about the new Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts. We heard from: • Beulah McLoyd, the Principal of the new Walter H. Dyett High School for the Arts Kay McCrimon, who has organized a tribute to Captain Dyett The Barber Shop Show airs live on Fridays at Noon on Vocalo 91.1FM. You can also stream live at In addition, the show rebroadcasts on Saturdays at 9am on 91.1FM and on Sundays at 3pm on WBEZ 91.5FM

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