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· At Home Chicago Blues Trading 4s concert & conversation series offers live sets streamed
1st & 3rd Thursdays each month: September 3 features Guy King and Ivy Ford; Sept. 17 features Jimmy Burns and Anne Harris & David Herrero
· Past Trading 4s concerts and recent major six-hour BluesStream: Chicago/Kalamazoo Blues Party now on demand
· All ‘virtual tip jar’ donations benefit the musicians, Chicago’s Firehouse Community Center for the Arts, and Memphis’ Blues Foundation
(September 2, 2020) AT HOME CHICAGO BLUES Trading 4s is a new hourlong virtual Blues concert & conversation series hosted by acclaimed guitarist, Delmark recording artist and bandleader Dave Specter https://athomechicagoblues.com
The Thursday, September 3 session will feature sets and behind-the-scenes storytelling by Israeli-born Blues guitarist and vocalist Guy King , plus versatile ‘youngblood’ vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Ivy Ford Jimmy Burns headlines, with vocalist/violinist Anne Harris & Playing for Change guitarist David Herrero Thursday, Sept. 17. Enjoy songs and stories from the comfort of your couch, at peace on your porch or wherever you dig watching contemporary Chicago Blues greats practicing their craft.
All concerts are available for viewing on demand anytime at https://bit.ly/seeChicagoBlues
six-hour celebration of Blues music, culture, and history, featuring performances by Chicago Blues Masters Billy Branch, Johnny Burgin, Joanna Connor, Katherine Davis, Billy Flynn, Fruteland Jackson, John Kattke, Dave Specter, and Harlan Terson, while Kalamazoo-based headliners include Larry McCray, AMays and Blue, and Out of Favor Boys Trio. Plus, AT HOME CHICAGO BLUES Trading 4s sets by Toronzo Cannon, Donna Herula, Jimmy Johnson, Lynne Jordan, Paul Kaye, Mud Morgenfield, Nick and Kate Moss, John Primer, Demetria Taylor, and Mike Wheeler are currently available at any time on demand!
And whenever, however one views, for those who are able to contribute, a ‘virtual tip’ jar located at https://athomechicagoblues.com/support-the-artists provides compensation for the performers in addition to supporting the Firehouse Community Art Center in the North Lawndale neighborhood. Under the direction of Pastor Phil Jackson, its mission is to interrupt the cycle of violence among youth and young adults in North Lawndale through the power of the arts. Nationally, monies also benefit The Blues Foundation’s COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for Performing Blues Artists.
The AT HOME CHICAGO BLUES Trading 4s concert series is presented by the new Chicago Blues Network, a community of interest connecting Chicago Blues Masters with global Chicago Blues followers, put together by Chicago Blues fan and student Scott Weil to encompass a wide range of Blues instruction and programming including the original Chicago Blues Boot Camp. Visit https://athomechicagoblues.com/ for more information.