JIMMY BURNS 80th Birthday Celebration and feature in The Chicago Reader!!

Smooth Chicago bluesman Jimmy Burns celebrates 80 years He’s dipped into soul, doo-wop, and folk, and he even ran a west-side barbecue joint. Now he’s got a new live album and a birthday party at Rosa’s Lounge. by Aaron CohenFebruary 17, 2023 Bluesman Jimmy Burns prefers sensitivity over shouting, and since he moved to Chicago from Mississippi in…

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LINSEY ALEXANDER, “The Hoochie Man” featured in the CHICAGO READER!

THE SECRET HISTORY OF CHICAGO MUSIC Linsey Alexander started a second career in the blues at 58 After retiring from the police force, this larger-than-life guitarist and singer went from weekend warrior to international touring and recording artist. by Steve KrakowFebruary 15, 2023 Since 2004 Plastic Crimewave (aka Steve Krakow) has used the Secret History of…

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Demetria Taylor one of the big highlights at Eddie Taylor 100th Birthday Celebration w/ The Taylor Family, John Primer & More at ANTONE’S in Austin, TX!!!!!!!!!

Eddie Taylor 100th Birthday Celebration w/ The Taylor Family, John Primer & More Friday, January 27, 20238:00pm (Doors: 7:00pm ) Antone’s Presents Eddie Taylor 100th Birthday Celebration featuring: Larry Taylor, Tim Taylor, Demetria Taylor, Brenda Taylor, Steve Bell, Very Special Guest John Primer & Special Guests Eddie Taylor 100th birthday celebration & tribute w/ the Taylor Family (Larry Taylor,…

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JOHNNY BURGIN is nominated for 2023 BMAs!! Traditional Blues Male Artist of the year in the annual Blues Music Awards!! CHICAGO BLUES FROM COAST TO COAST

We are so excited and happy to announce that guitar star Johnny Burgin (formerly Rockin’ Johnny) has just been nominated for the coveted and most prestigious blues award out there. This is Johnny’s first ever Blues Music Award nomination as a leader. Big congrats and well deserved nomination for one of the most talented, passionate,…

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