LAST CHANCE TO WIN FREE TICKETS

This contest ends Friday, July 25 @ 5pm. Don’t miss your chance to win one of the two sets of two tickets to see Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution & Stooges Brass Band on WED, AUG. 6, at City Winery.

DETAILS
WED, AUG 6 @ 8pm
Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution & Stooges Brass Band
City Winery | 1200 W. Randolph

MORE INFO

WHY GO?
You’ll know why when you watch this video or this one.

And don’t forget the Stooges Brass Band.

ENTER TO WIN TWO TICKETS NOW
Email your name, email and phone number to:
wcbsfreestuff@gmail.com
DEADLINE: 5pm on FRIDAY, JULY 25.
Winners will be notified by MONDAY, JULY 28.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you win, you MUST respond to the email notification within 24 hours or another winner will be chosen.

_________________________________________

IMPORTANT STUFF
One entry per person. Winners for each show will be randomly drawn from all emails received by the specified deadline. If you receive an email telling you that you have won tickets, please confirm receipt of the email within 24 hours or another winner will be drawn. Tickets will be held for ticket winners at Will Call.

THE SMALL PRINT
Windy City Blues Society Board Members and Executive Committee Members and their families are ineligible to win. You do not have to be a Windy City Blues Society member to win (at least right now), but it would be nice if you decided to join us. Yada yada yada…which means all other basic rules of contests apply. If you don’t win this time, there should be other opportunities.

Posted 7.23.14 by Karen Murphy

 

 


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R.I.P., Johnny Winter

Legendary Texas guitarist Johnny Winter died yesterday in a hotel room in Zurich, Switzerland. He was 70 years old.

Winter had been in Chicago several times in the last few months, appearing most recently right  before the 2014 Chicago Blues Fest in a free WXRT concert at Legends followed by a show at Reggie’s.

READ THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE ARTICLE

Listen to Johnny with Derek Trucks

And here is a much younger Johnny in  Copenhagen in 1970.

Posted 7.17.14 by Karen Murphy


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Remembering Nick Charles

R.I.P., Nick. Chicago will never forget you and your contribution to Chicago blues.

THURSDAY, JULY 10
4 – 9pm Viewing and
All-star Blues Jam for Nick
Gatling’s Chapel
10133 S. Halsted
773.881.4111

FRIDAY, JULY 11
11 – 11:30am Viewing
11:30am – 12:30pm Funeral Service
Gatling’s Chapel
10133 S. Halsted
773.881.4111

3 – 7pm Repast
Mr. G’s Supper Club
1547 W. 87th St.
773.445.2020

Condolence cards can be sent to Nick’s wife, Diane:
Diane Shelby (Mrs. Nick Charles)
6515 S. Rockwell St.
Chicago, IL 60629

Posted 7.8.14 by Karen Murphy


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R.I.P. Nick Charles

Nick Charles, the bass player for Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, has passed away.  No other details are available at this time.

According to the Billy Branch website, Charles was given his first bass guitar and bass amp by Howlin’  Wolf and was brought to Chicago by Howlin’ Wolf and Eddie Shaw.   In addition to being a  member of  Billy Branch’s band, he has played with Howlin’  Wolf, B.B. King, Tina Turner, Eddie Shaw, Valerie Wellington and the Rolling  Stones, just to name a few.

R.I.P., Nick.

Watch Nick play.

Posted 7.4.14 by Karen Murphy


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FREE TICKETS: Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution & Stooges Brass Band

We have two sets of two tickets each to give away to see Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution & Stooges Brass Band on WED, AUG. 6, at City Winery.

DETAILS
WED, AUG 6 @ 8pm
Brother Joscephus & the Love Revolution & Stooges Brass Band
City Winery | 1200 W. Randolph

MORE INFO

WHY GO?
You’ll know why when you watch this video or this one.

And don’t forget the Stooges Brass Band.

ENTER TO WIN TWO TICKETS NOW
Email your name, email and phone number to:
wcbsfreestuff@gmail.com
DEADLINE: 5pm on FRIDAY, JULY 25.
Winners will be notified by MONDAY, JULY 28.
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you win, you MUST respond to the email notification within 24 hours or another winner will be chosen.

_________________________________________

IMPORTANT STUFF
One entry per person. Winners for each show will be randomly drawn from all emails received by the specified deadline. If you receive an email telling you that you have won tickets, please confirm receipt of the email within 24 hours or another winner will be drawn. Tickets will be held for ticket winners at Will Call.

THE SMALL PRINT
Windy City Blues Society Board Members and Executive Committee Members and their families are ineligible to win. You do not have to be a Windy City Blues Society member to win (at least right now), but it would be nice if you decided to join us. Yada yada yada…which means all other basic rules of contests apply. If you don’t win this time, there should be other opportunities.

Posted 7.4.14 by Karen Murphy

 

 


Join the WCBS Today!
Blues!

Join the WCBS Today!

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