Organizers for yearly charity event say it is “an all blues lineup but it will touch on several different forms of the current blues genre.”
Cannon has grown from being a local attraction to become a world-renowned ambassador for Chicago blues.
Fans come from all over the world to Chicago during this time, so here is a complete listing of Alligator artist performances in the Chicago area surrounding this year’s festival.
Always showcasing the best in blues, whether it’s icons or emerging new talent, this festival never disappoints. This year’s lineup is no exception.
If you want contemporary and unique Chicago blues, then this album is for you. Toronzo Cannon’s John the Conquer Root on Delmark Records.
This is Chicago blues — today’s Chicago — as good as it gets.