'The Summer of the Terraplane Blues,' devoted to the life, myth and music of Robert Johnson, creates a living blues musician.
"I believe that the lineup we have this year is probably one of the strongest, if not the best, that we’ve ever produced in our past 24 years."
"Well man, I spent over half my life in the streets of Chicago. So, I’ve seen plenty of blues, and I’ve had plenty of blues."
While sexism, on its face, may seem to affect up-and-coming artists more than those who are more established, nothing could be further from the truth.
"Then I heard RL Burnside's 'A Ass Pocket Of Whiskey' album which is pretty much my favourite record of all time. It literally changed my life." - Andrew McGibbon, Jr.
"Tenants who needed to make rent would throw a party where they lived, pushing all the furniture back to allow more room for dancing..."
"I go to the IBC every year, and I look at the talent because I get to see them first-hand. Their desire to excel is what I’m looking for."