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CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL offers performances on five stages in Grant Park: the Front Porch Stage (Columbus and Jackson), the Crossroads Stage (Jackson and Lake Shore Drive), the Showcase Stage (Jackson and Columbus), the Juke Joint Stage (Columbus and Monroe), and the Petrillo Music Shell. For information call 312-744-3315.

Front Porch Stage

1:00 Otha Turner & the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band

1:15 Fernando Jones with Blues Kids of America & My Band

2:30 Katherine Davis & Erwin Helfer with the Chicago Boogie Ensemble

4:15 David "Honeyboy" Edwards

5:30 Howard Armstrong's String Band with Sid Selvidge & Jim Crosthwait

Crossroads Stage

2:00 Frank Frost, Sam Carr, Johnny B. Moore, Aron Burton's Blues Band with Liz Mandville-Greeson, Lovie Lee, Johnny "Yard Dog" Jones & Larry Burton

Showcase Stage

3:00 Charlie Musselwhite

Juke Joint stage

NOON David "Honeyboy" Edwards

1:00 Sid Selvidge

2:00 Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson

3:00 Syl Johnson

4:00 Jimmy Johnson

5:00 Aron & Larry Burton

Petrillo Music Shell

6:00 Syl Johnson

7:00 Luther "Guitar Junior" Johnson & the Magic Rockers

8:10 Jimmy Johnson

Saturday

Front Porch Stage

NOON Otha Turner & the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band

12:15 Little Whitt & Big Bo

1:45 Homesick James & friends

3:15 Dan Penn (see Critic's Choice) & Spooner Oldham

4:30 Tommy McCracken & the Force of Habit Band

Crossroads Stage

1:00 Anthony Palmer

2:30 Zoom with Maurice John Vaughn

4:00 Robert Ealey & U.P. Wilson

Showcase Stage

2:00 Terry Callier

3:00 Bill Perry

5:00 A.C. Reed

JUKE JOINT STAGE

2:00 Little Whitt & Big Bo

3:00 Homesick James

4:00 Anthony Palmer

5:00 Little Whitt & Big Bo

Petrillo Music Shell

5:00 Mighty Joe Young with Cicero Blake

6:30 J. Blackfoot

7:50 Rufus Thomas Birthday Celebration with Dan Penn & Otis Clay

Sunday

Front Porch Stage

NOON Otha Turner & the Rising Star Fife & Drum Band

12:15 Henry Qualls & Hash Brown

1:15 Memphis Minnie Tribute featuring Del Rey, Rory Block & Debbie Davies

4:00 John Campbell

6:00 Fresh Air Recording Session with Terry Gross

Crossroads Stage

1:00 Debbie Davies

2:30 Joanna Connor

4:00 Deborah Coleman

Showcase Stage

1:00 Michael Charles

JUKE JOINT Stage

2:00 Diamond Jim Greene

3:30 Del Rey

4:30 Rory Block

5:30 Henry Qualls

Petrillo Music Shell

5:00 Siegel-Schwall Blues Band

6:20 Coco Montoya

7:40 Peggy Scott Adams

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): Syl Johnson photo by George Howard.

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