The 33rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival will be held Friday-Sunday, June 10-12, 2016 , Hours: 11am-9:30pm daily in Grant Park. The FREE festival has five stages with over 40 acts over three days.
Great Migration Documentary “Goin’ to Chicago”
Monday, May 23, 2016 5:30pm
Chicago Cultural Center, Claudia Cassidy Theater, 78 E. Washington
Per IMBD.com: “Goin’ to Chicago chronicles one of the most momentous yet least heralded sagas of American history – the great migration of African-Americans from the rural South to the cities of the North and West.”
Blues Festival Preview with Theo Huff
Monday, June 6, 2016 12 Noon
50 W. Washington St.
Theo Huff, born in Chicago, Illinois and raised by a Mississippi mother and grandmother, who were both ready and able to give him all the principles, values, and down home loving he would ever need. They instilled in him a tremendous love and respect for “Soul Masters,” like Same Cooke, Johnny Taylor, Otis Redding and the great Tyrone Davis. Theo has framed his musical journey around paying tribute to these great artists.
Documentary film of the legendary Mavis Staples and the Staple Singers
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 6:30pm
Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion
201 E. Randolph St.