featuring Days N Daze, Bridge City Sinners, We the Heathens, Joseph Huber, Rachel Brooke, Yes Ma’am, Joe Buck Yourself, Crazy & the Brains, Riley Coyote, Holy Locust, That Ol’ Coondog, Chad Hates George, and more lineup updated; set times to be announced at the festival website Reggies’ Rock Club
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“It made people feel like they were helping out a business in the community, and at the same time they were getting a special service that they could rely on.”
Chicago played an outsize role in the birth of modern gospel music, but few artists remain from that foundational era.
Veteran DJ Vince Adams and nonagenarian bluesman Jimmy Johnson both took to livestreaming during the pandemic.
New projects kept coming from A Flor de Piel, the Los Sundowns, Lester Rey, Gabacho, ÉSSO, and others.
Saxophonist Dave Rempis and drummer Tyler Damon played regular concerts in Margate Park this past summer and fall.