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Blues At The Crossroads
Event Type:
Performance
Location:
Clowes Memorial Hall Auditorium
 
Friday, February 01, 2013
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (ET)
Calendar:
The Arts
Contact:
Clowes Memorial Hall
940-9697
 

Presented by: Clowes Presents

Tickets: Adults: $35, $30, $25
Seniors 62 and up/Children Under 18/Students with ID: $30, $25, $20
(Group Discounts Available. Contact 317.940.6444 to make arrangements.)


Blues at the Crossroads celebrates two blues legends, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. Both musicians vie for the honor of the "father of modern Chicago Blues" and both are considered the key bluesmen inspiring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, John Mayall, Eric Clapton and others who brought about the 1960's British blues explosion. Though friends, Muddy & The Wolf were rivals for the top slot, and this spurred on both to top the other and create classics of the genre, including "Spoonful," "Mannish Boy," "Rolling Stone," and "Smokestack Lightning." The Fabulous Thunderbirds join Blues at the Crossroads as the core band backing greats JJ Grey, James Cotton, Bob Margolin and Jody Williams.

LEARN 
Get more information on The Fabulous Thunderbirds at wwwfabulousthunderbirds.com.
Get more information on JJ Grey at www.jjgrey.com.
Get more information on Jame Cotton at www.jamescottonsuperharp.com.
Get more information on Bob Margolin at www.bobmargolin.com.

CONNECT
Learn about the history of the Blues by taking part in a pre-performance discussion with Mike Runyan, Symphonic harmonica virtuoso and Allen Stratyner, professional musician and harmonica teacher at 7:15 pm in the Krannert Room. This discussion is free with your paid ticket to the event.

EXPERIENCE
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Come enjoy musical entertainment from pianist Michael Douce. 

Take a walk around the lobby and view the current Art @ Clowes exhibit featuring Terry Border(on display through March 2nd ).

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