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Well it’s that time of year for the Chicago Blues Festival. The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals. During three days on five stages, more than 500,000 blues fans prove that Chicago is the “Blues Capital of the World.” We will be…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues: June 9, 2014

A great week of livin’ in South Carolina, tennis, much sun, live music in Port Royal with the Lauren Mitchell Band. Man how did we do this stuff and work too???? Hope ya saw the Janiva Magness Interview, her new release on Fathead Records, “Original” is due out shortly, you can pre-order it from her web site  to help…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen Of Blues: June 2, 2014

This week we feature a splendid interpreter of songs at the top of the heap. Lisa Biales, who has given us a wonderful release in ‘Belle Of The Blues’ has every right to be at the top.  Listen in and hear her chat with Chefjimi about E.G. Kight‘s writing as tho it was her own.…

Read More A Baker’s Dozen of Blues; May 26, 2014

This is the third edition of the Blues411 Annual Awards, somehow they seem to have taken on the name of ‘The Jimi’s“ which is fine with me. Yet whatever we call them, they serve as a vehicle to pay tribute to all the fine musicians and friends that have come into contact with Blues411 this past…

Read More The Blues411 Annual ‘Jimi Awards’ 2012 Edition