Chicago Blues Festival
    June 12-14, 2009
    Grant Park in Downtown Chicago
    Free Admission
    Website: http://www.chicagobluesfestival.us/

       Five Stages of Blues Each day


 

 

Complete Schedule of Performances
Click day to see schedule - Friday  Saturday  Sunday

Friday, June 12, 2009  "Prowling Nighthawk" Back to TOP

Front Porch (12:00-8:00 pm)

• 12:00-1:00 pm - Blues in the Schools
• 1:30-2:30 pm - Gloria Thompson Rogers
• 3:00-4:30 pm - Big BillMud Morganfield w/special guests Pinetop Perkins & Willie “Big Eyes” Smith
• 5:00-6:00 pm - Andrew Jr. Boy Jones
• 6:30-8:00 pm - Charlie Musselwhite Band

Gibson Guitar Crossroads (1:00-7:00 pm)

• 1:00-2:00 pm - Chicago Blues Experience featuring Vince Agwada and Russ Green
• 2:30-3:30 pm - Mary Lane’s Blues All Stars
• 4:00-5:30 pm - Sherman Moody Thomas and the Lee’s Unleaded Revue
• 6:00-7:00 pm - Grana’ Louise
 

Zone Perfect Route 66 Roadhouse (12:30-8:00 pm)

• 12:30-2:00 pm - Charles Wsir Johnson
• 2:30-3:30 pm - Donna Herula
• 4:00-5:00 pm - Remembering Nighthawk
• 5:30-6:30 pm - Beginning Blue Progression Workshop
• 7:00-8:00 pm - East of the Edens Soul Express

Mississippi Juke Joint (12:30-8:00 pm)

• 12:30-1:30 pm - Eddie Taylor Jr. with Harmonica Hinds
• 2:00-3:00 pm - Maxwell Street Revisited: featuring Dancin’ Perkins, Iceman Robinson, Smilin’ Bobby, Bobby Too Tough and Frank “Lil Sonny” Scott Jr.
• 3:30-4:30 pm - Sam Lay
• 5:00-6:00 pm - Fernando Jones and the Columbia College Blues Ensemble
• 6:30-8:00 pm - Festival Jam Session

Petrillo Music Shell (7:00-9:30 pm)

• 7:00-8:10 pm - Shirley Johnson
• 8:20-9:30 pm - Eddie C. Campbell-70th Birthday Celebration
 

Saturday, June 13, 2009 “Sweet Black Angel”   Back to TOP

Front Porch (12:00-8:00 pm)

• 12:00-1:30 pm - Earwig Record’s Tribute to Sunnyland featuring Aaron Moore, Allen Batts and Dennis Binder
• 2:00-3:00 pm - Holle Thee Maxwell
• 3:30-4:30 pm - Ray Allison
• 5:00-6:00 pm - Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials
• 6:30-8:00 pm - Nolan Struck w/ King Edward & special guests

Gibson Guitar Crossroads (12:00-5:00 pm)

• 12:00-1:15 pm - Lurrie Bell
• 1:45-3:00 pm - Cyrus Hayes and Lady Lee
• 3:30-5:00 pm - Travis “Moonchild” Haddix

Zone Perfect Route 66 Roadhouse (12:30-8:00 pm)

• 12:30-2:00 pm - Charles Wsir Johnson
• 2:30-4:00 pm - Slide Workshop: Elmore James Jr., Jeremy Spencer, Lil Ed, and John Primer
• 4:30-5:30 pm - Samuel James
• 6:30-8:00 pm - East of the Edens Soul Express

Mississippi Juke Joint (12:30-8:00 pm)

• 12:30-1:30 pm - Terry Harmonica Bean
• 2:00-3:00 pm - Eden Brent
• 3:30-4:30 pm - Little Dave Thompson
• 5:00-6:00 pm - John Primer and the Real Deal Blues Band
• 6:30-8:00 pm - Festival Jam Session-hosted by Demetria Taylor

Petrillo Band Shell (5:00-9:30 pm)

• 5:00-6:30 pm - Walter Scott hosts Southside Angels featuring Miss Peaches, Claudette, and Miss Jessie
• 6:40-8:10 pm - Trudy Lynn with the Chicago Rhythm and Blues Kings featuring “Daddy G
• 8:20-9:30 pm - Bettye LaVette

Sunday, June 14, 2009 “Every Day and Night”  Back to TOP

Front Porch (12:00-8:00 pm)

• 12:00-1:00 pm - Lee Boys
• 1:30-2:30 pm - Christland Singers
• 3:00-4:15 pm - Lou Pride and the Blues Disciples
• 4:45-6:00 pm - Rabbit Factory Soul Revue
• 6:30-8:00 pm - Vernon Harrington and the Atomic Blues Band

Gibson Guitar Crossroads (12:00-5:00 pm)

• 12:00-1:15 pm - Tre’ and the BlueKnights with Lady Kat
• 1:45-3:00 pm - Ernest Lane and the Kings of Rhythm
• 3:30-5:00 pm - Lee Boys

Zone Perfect Route 66 Roadhouse (12:30-8:00 pm)

• 12:30-2:00 pm - Charles Wsir Johnson
• 2:30-4:00 pm - Eden and John’s East River Band with special guests Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton and Dom Flemons
• 4:30-6:00 pm - Change Blues Films to Record Collecting through the Ages
• 6:30-8:00 pm - East of the Edens Soul Express
 

Mississippi Juke Joint (12:30-8:00 pm)

• 12:30-1:30 pm - Ben Payton
• 2:00-3:00 pm - Big Jack Johnson
• 3:30-4:30 pm - David Honeyboy Edwards and Devil in a Woodpile
• 5:00-6:00 pm - Grady Champion
• 6:30-8:00 pm - Blues Festival Pro Blues Jam-Gary Gand

Petrillo Band Shell (5:00-9:30 pm)

• 5:00-6:00 pm - Johnny Drummer and the Starlighters
• 6:10-7:10 pm - Big Jack Johnson and the Oilers
• 7:20-8:20 pm - Jeremy Spencer
• 8:30-9:30 pm - Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings
 

 

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