Jimmy Burns @ WFMT FOLKSTAGE, Chicago, IL
Bluesman Jimmy Burns Live from WFMT
December 2, 2023, 8:00 pm
Born on a Mississippi cotton plantation, Jimmy Burns has become a Chicago Blues legend. (Photo courtesy of Delmark Records)
Folkstage celebrates the 70th anniversary of Chicago’s venerable Delmark Records with singer/harmonica maestro Jimmy Burns, Tony Palmer and Jon McDonald in an exclusive acoustic blues set.
Jimmy Burns Band
Jimmy Burns, born in Mississippi in 1943, is a contemporary blues musician. He moved to Chicago as a child and became involved in gospel and folk music. With his unique blend of Delta blues, R&B, and soul, Burns is known for his melodic guitar style and expressive lyrics. His 1996 debut album won “Best Blues Record of the Year” and he continues to perform worldwide.