Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Chicago Blues: A Living History @ Buddy Guy's Legends This Friday!
The firecracker group behind 2009's Grammy-nominated Chicago Blues: A Living History is back with Chicago Blues: A Living History; the (R)evolution Continues (Raisin' Music) and will celebrate the release with a show at Buddy Guy's Legends this Friday, July 1, at 9 PM.
Chicago Blues: A Living History; the (R)evolution Continues picks up where the first volume left of, covering the early years of rock n' roll with fantastic takes on Chuck Berry's "Reelin' and Rockin'" and "Rocket 88," a song made famous by Ike Turner.
The deluxe, 2-CD set features 23 tracks, a 34 page booklet with comprehensive liner notes and amazing photography and, most importantly, top notch performances by Billy Boy Arnold, John Primer, Billy Branch, Lurrie Bell and Carlos Johnson. Very special guests include the legendary Buddy Guy, James Cotton, Magic Slim, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Zora Young and Mike Avery.
Expect the core players and some surprises at Legends this Friday. Tickets are available here.