Monday, June 14, 2010
Blues on the Fox June 18 &19
Aurora’s first family of music, the Hix Brothers, promise to provide the cream of the crop of young students of the Blues.
Saturday June 19, 2010 - 3:30 p.m.
Guy King and his “Little Big Band”
The Guy King Band is a blues band that draws its influences from different eras and areas of the blues. It is a soulful and unique blend of gutbucket blues with the "uptown" soul and jazz styles.
Saturday June 19, 2010 - 5:15 p.m.
Ronnie Baker Brooks
Chicago guitar hero Ronnie Baker Brooks is carrying the torch from the previous generation of soul and blues greats and moving the music into the future. As the son of blues great Lonnie Brooks, he came of age watching the fieriest guitar players and most soulful singers of a previous era express their deepest feelings through their music.
Saturday June 19, 2010 - 7:00 p.m.
"Joined at the Hip" featuring Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith with special guests Hubert Sumlin and Bob Margolin
Don't miss these legends of blues performing together in this unprecedented tour.
Pinetop Perkins is one of the last great Mississippi bluesmen still performing. He began playing blues around 1927 and is widely regarded as one of the best blues pianists. He’s created a style of playing that has influenced three generations of piano players and will continue to be the yardstick by which great blues pianists are measured.
Willie "Big Eyes" Smith
Posted by Crossroads Blues Society at 3:07 PM