Join us at Buddy Guy's Legends for an acoustic blues set during the book release party for Karen Hanson's Today's Chicago Blues. Local blues artists and others who contributed to the book will be in attendance along with author Karen Hanson. Pick up autographed copies of Today's Chicago Blues and a cocktail for $20; admission is free.
Location: Buddy Guy's Legends; 754 S. Wabash Ave.; Chicago, IL
When: Friday, February 23, 5:00pm-8:00pm
About the Book:
Chicago's rich blues heritage and thriving blues scene is often overlooked by locals even though the city remains the center of the blues world. With Today's Chicago Blues, Karen Hanson has crafted a companion to help both novices and blues fans alike explore the blues scene thriving in Chicago today. With club reviews, artist biographies, and album recommendations accompanied by historical context and commentary from a longtime blues fan, Today's Chicago Blues introduces you to a bluer way of life. Read more about the book and author Karen Hanson at www.lakeclaremont.com.
About the Club:
Read about the recent announcement that Buddy Guy's Legends will close/relocate on Karen Hanson's Today's Chicago Blues blog.
Lake Claremont Press author and Sun-Times columnist Dave Hoekstra (Ticket to Everywhere) recently chatted with Buddy Guy about the news.
Or hear Buddy Guy speak with Jim DeRogatis and Greg Kot on Chicago Public Radio's Sound Opinions.