The 26th annual IH Mississippi Valley Blues Festival is scheduled for Friday through
Sunday July 2-4, 2010 in Davenport, Iowa’s LeClaire park right next to the Mississippi River. The entire lineup and ticket prices will
be available in early April.
Here are some of the performers scheduled so far: Li’l Ed and the Blues Imperials, Ana Popovic, Zac Harmon, Vasti Jackson, Rosie Ledet, Ruthie Foster, Billy Branch and the Sons of the Blues, Shawn Kellerman, Lucky Peterson, The Legendary Blues Cruise Revue featuring Tommy Castro and Debbie Davies, Dave Riley and Bob Corritore, and The Nighthawks with Hubert Sumlin.
The first night, Friday July 2, will be a tribute to descendants of blues legends, featuring Mud Morganfield, Bernard Allison, Little Pink Anderson, Caroline Shines, Lurrie Bell, and Shirley King. There will be 28 acts total on two stages, with free workshops in Penguin’s Comedy Club in the Freight House, and BlueSKool for the kids in LeClaire Park. At this time, we’re still making plans for the free Photo Exhibit.
BluesSpeak includes key selections from OCBA‘s (Original Chicago Blues Annual) seven issues and features candid interviews with Koko Taylor, Eddie Boyd, Famoudou Don
Moye, Big Daddy Kinsey, Lester Bowie, Junior Wells, Billy Boy Arnold, Herb Kent, Barry Dolins, and many more. Also featured are heartfelt memorials to bygone blues artists, insightful observations on the state of the blues in Chicago and beyond, and dozens of photographs of performers, promoters, and other participants in the worldwide blues scene.
“This collection strikes an excellent balance between interview, blues reportage, and literary work and will be of interest to blues fans, scholars of black literature, and anyone interested in community arts.”–Barry Lee Pearson, coauthor of Robert Johnson: Lost and Found
Lincoln T. Beauchamp Jr. is a Chicago-based musician, writer, publisher, record producer and promoter. Muddy Waters gave him the name “Chicago Beau,” and he has recorded
and performed with some of the most respected names in music, including Memphis Slim, Archie Shepp, Pinetop Perkins, Fontella Bass, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, the African choir Amakhono We Sinto, and Frank Zappa.
For more info on the book: http://go.illinois.edu/s10beauchamp
Interview: http://www.wgntv.com/news/middaynews/middayfix/wgntv-author-lincoln-beauchamp-bluesspeak,0 ,7999295.story
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Tommy’s Annual Easter Sopro Blues Revue
Including Deb Seitz, Joe Jammer, Doug Lee (with Vivian Vance Kelly), Billy
King & many more…
12237 Western Avenue in Blue Island
Details on the link: http://www.sopromusic.com/events/
There’s a new “Meet-Up” Group that’s frequently getting together in the North Suburbs, often for blues-related events. Saturday, April 3rd is one such event, as they’re going to see the Wind Gypsys (Rock/Blues/Dance) . Check out the
event and join them for future events as well…