Chicago Blues Fest: Day one photos

Chicago Blues Fest Day 1 Photos

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THE BLUES FESTIVAL WILL TAKE PLACE JUNE 6TH THROUGH THE 9TH IN GRANT PARK

“Rollin’ Up the River”

THURSDAY, JUNE 6 – Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park

6:30 p.m. – 6:50 p.m.   Fernando Jones‘ Blues Kids of America
7:10 p.m. – 7:40 p.m.   Jamiah On Fire & The Red Machine
8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Shemekia Copeland with special guest Quinn Sullivan

FRIDAY, JUNE 7 – Grant Park

Bud Light Crossroads Stage
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Dented Trucks
12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m.       Toronzo Cannon
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.    Mississippi Heat
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Kevin Purcell and the Nightburners
Mississippi Juke Joint Stage
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion -The Mississippi Blues Trail with Alex Thomas, Jim O’Neal & Scott Barretta
12:45 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Terry “Harmonica” Bean
1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Lightnin’ Malcolm
3 p.m. – 4 p.m.         Bill “Howlin Madd” Perry
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band
6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.      Kenny “Beedeyes” Smith Blues Jam
Pepsi Front Porch Stage
Noon – 1 p.m.   Blues In The Schools with Stone Academy, Eric NodenKatherine Davis
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Donna Herula and Tony Nardiello
3 p.m. – 4 p.m.         The Jimmy Burns Band
4:30p.m. – 5:30 p.m.    Cicero Blake
Petrillo Music Shell
6 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.      Earnest “Guitar” Roy
7:05 p.m. – 8:05 p.m.   Irma Thomas
8:30p.m. – 9:30 p.m.    Bobby Rush and his Blues Band

SATURDAY, JUNE 8 – Grant Park

Bud Light Crossroads Stage
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Bobby Slim James
12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m.     Michael Coleman and the New Back Breakers
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.   Peaches and the Groove Shakers
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Mike Avery and West Side Soul
Mississippi Juke Joint Stage
11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel Discussion (Pinetop Perkins 100th B-Day) with Pat Morgan, Barrelhouse Chuck & Kenny “Beedyeyes” Smith
1:00 p.m. – 2 p.m.      The Peterson Brothers Band
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.   Eddie Taylor, Jr.
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.         Castro Coleman
5:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.   Tribute to Howlin’Wolf featuring Eddie Shaw and friends
Pepsi Front Porch Stage
Noon – 1 p.m.   Liz Mandeville and the Blue Points
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Khalif Wailin’ Walter
3 p.m. – 4 p.m.         Holle Thee Maxwell
4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Larry McCray
Petrillo Music Shell
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.   Ronnie Baker Brooks
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.   Otis Clay and the Platinum Band featuring Uvee Hayes
8:10 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. The Memphis Soul Revue starring The Bar-Kays with special guests Eddie Floyd andSir Mack Rice

SUNDAY, JUNE 9 – Grant Park

Bud Light Crossroads Stage
11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Willie Buck
12:45 p.m. – 2 p.m.     Dave Weld & Imperial Flames
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.   Grana Louise & TroubleMaker
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.   Linsey Alexander Blues Band
Mississippi Juke Joint Stage
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion – Delmark Records 60th withBob Koester and Steve Wagner
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  Nellie Tiger Travis
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Vickie Baker
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.   Big Time Sarah and Mike Wheeler Blues Band
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Jarekus Singleton
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.   Blues Jam Session with Jarekus Singleton
 
Pepsi Front Porch Stage
Noon – 12:45 p.m. Fruteland Jackson
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Lurrie Bell’s Chicago Blues Band
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. John Primer Trio & Michal Prokop Trio (Czech Republic)
4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Magic Slim Tribute featuring Shawn Holt & The Teardrops
Petrillo Music Shell
5:30 p.m. -6:15 p.m. Shirley Johnson
6:35 p.m. – 7:35 p.m. Jimmy Johnson Band
8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Chicago Blues: Old School, New Millennium     James CottonJohn PrimerBilly BranchEddy “The Chief” ClearwaterLil’ EdDeitra Farr, Demetria TaylorMatthew SkollerBilly Flynn,Johnny IguanaFelton CrewsKenny “Beedeyes” Smith

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