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LOOKING BACK AT 2018

The Year in Pictures

We took a lot of photos in 2018, but these are our favorites


Goodbye, old friends

We lost a lot of members of the blues community in 2018, especially in Chicago


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2017 IN REVIEW

The Year in Pictures
A photographic journey documenting all the fun we had 


The Sky is Crying
We lost a lot of members of the blues community in 2017. Let's never forget their contributions.


All about the blues and more in the Chicago metro area 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR
2019 Chicago Blues Festival

June 7–9 | Millennium Park

Headliners Announced!

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2018 Chicago Blues Fest 
It's over, but we've got photos...LOTS OF THEM!

CHECK 'EM OUT!

RESOURCES

PHOTO © Chicago Blues News/Michael Murphy

Eddie Taylor Jr. (3.27.72–3.8.19)
​Rest in Peace, Eddie. Thanks for all the great music.


ARRANGEMENTS

Thursday, March 21

WAKE | 6-9pm

Leak & Sons | 7838 S. Cottage Grove

 773.846.6567


Friday, March 22
FUNERAL | 10am
Trinity All Nations Church | 9600 S. Vincennes

BURIAL(to follow)
Mt. Hope Cemetery | 11500 S. Fairfield

BLUES JAM @ BLUES | 4-8pm

2519 N. Halsted


GoFundMe campaign for funeral services

PHOTO GALLERY


R.I.P. Abb Locke (1934–2019)

Abb Locke, legendary sax player who played with Howlin' Wolf and, more recently, Dave Weld and the  Imperial Flames, passed away March 9, 2019.
Learn More about Abb 


FUNERAL SERVICES
Memorial Service | Saturday, March 23 2019, 1-3pm
Repast | 3-5pm
Leak and Sons Funeral Home
18400 S. Pulaski 
Country Club Hills, IL

DONATIONS (To help the memorial services)

GoFundMe campaign


You also can send donations to:
Herbert Clark
8203 S. King Drive, Apt 2 South
Chicago, IL 60619