Harp player Steve Bell (son of Carey and a member of John Primer's band) with the next generation of Chicago blues.
A big thanks to the city of Chicago for hosting another great Blues Festival in the blues capital of the world, thanks to all the musicians for the great entertainment throughout the fest, thanks to our sponsors for their support and a final big thanks to the fans and Street Stage volunteers who came out to have fun and support the music!
If you had the time of your life at the fest and, in particular, enjoyed the music on our Street Stage, please consider donating to our WCBS Street Stage Fund. This GoFundMe campaign will help pay the incredible musicians who entertained you all weekend and help us continue to do this stage going forward.
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The campaign ends on June 30, 2015.
Posted 6.16.15 by Karen Murphy
It’s the last day of the 2015 Chicago Blues Festival and what a lineup we’ve got leading up to the Centennial Celebrations for Willie Dixon and Muddy Waters at Petrillo.
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WCBS STREET STAGE
11 – 11:40am
Mz. Peachez & Her Casanovas w/Killer Ray Allison
11:50am – 12:45pm
Willie Buck’s Right Sound Blues Band
1 – 2:20pm
Bob Margolin & the VizzTone Allstars
featuring Bob Corritore, Doug Deming & Dennis Gruenling with the Jewel Tones, Long Tall Deb & Colin John, Rob Stone and Richard Rosenblatt
2:35 – 3:50pm
Wolf All-Stars w/ John Primer
plus Vance Kelly, Harmonica Hinds, Eddie Taylor Jr. and Tre’ Banks
4 – 5:15pm
Keyboard Round-robin hosted by Marty Sammon
featuring Harry Z, Ariyo, Charlie Brown and Ronnie Hicks
5:30 – 6:30pm
Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band
6:40 – 7:30pm
Chainsaw Dupont’s Blues Warriors
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Taj Mahal at the 2014 Blues on the Fox (PHOTO: © Murphy Media/Karen Murphy)
Taj Mahal has canceled his 2015 Chicago Blues Festival appearance due to health reasons. He will be replaced on Saturday, June 13 (630pm), by our reigning queen of the blues Shemekia Copeland.
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REVISED PETRILLO LINEUP
530pm Toronzo Cannon
630pm Shemekia Copeland
805pm Buddy Guy
Posted 6.3.15 by Karen Murphy
Start planning your weekend. We’ve got all the info you need.
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The WCBS GoFundMe campaign will not only help us pay the musicians who play on our Street Stage at the 2015 Chicago Blues Festival June 12-14 in Grant Park, it also will help us pay for the significant operational costs of the stage. If we raise more than we need for Blues Fest, the extra money will help fund our Musicians Assistance Fund and other programs. Donations are tax deductible.