Mayor Emanuel has issued statement mourning the loss of bluesman Magic Slim, who did it his way against some long odds. WBBM’s John Cody has more.
Buddy Guy is part musician, part showman. He’s been performing for nearly 50 years, and you can still catch him at his South Loop nightclub. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
He’s now amongst the very few, a Kennedy Center Honoree, the top honor for an artist in the country.
The city of Chicago sent bluesman Buddy Guy off in style to the Kennedy Center Awards–as Mayor Emanuel and a select group of bluesmen staged a 45-minute concert on the stage of Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion.
Buddy Guy has influenced the likes of some of the most famous guitarists like Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Keith Richards but his early beginnings were simple growing up in Mississippi.
Block 37, the struggling retail mall at State and Dearborn, could one day host blues attractions, under one proposal to reboot the development. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports.
Summer time means it is time for the largest free blues festival in the world to once again take place in Chicago at Grant Park. Check out this year’s highlights and must-see performers.
The Underground Wonder Bar entertained customers for twenty-one-years before being destroyed for urban renewal last year. It’s back in a new River North location though and, despite a move, it’s holding up the same torch it’s always championed: a great, late night piano bar with good music and good people. Why not celebrate their grand re-opening this Sunday, December 18th?
Chicago has lost one of its last connections to the earliest days of the Delta blues.
The Chicago Blackhawks knocked off the St. Louis Blues and earned two points on Wednesday night. It was two points that the team desperately needed, but they still have a lot of work to do.
Patrick Sharp’s first game back with the Blackhawks since March 20th was quite a ride. The Hawks coughed up a goal in the first 17 seconds of play and played listless hockey throughout the rest […]
For maybe the first time all season, and definitely in a while, the Chicago Blackhawks looked like the Stanley Cup Champions from a season ago. And their two consecutive wins couldn’t have come at a better time.
The Chicago Blackhawks trailed the St. Louis Blues 2-0 after the first period. But four Blackhawks goals in the second period led to a big victory for the defending Stanley Cup Champions.
Patrick Kane has been officially activated from the Injured Reserve list and will play tonight when the Blackhawks take on the St. Louis Blues.
The Chicago Blackhawks have been playing some of their best hockey of the season and are riding a one of their longest winning streaks of the season.
The Blackhawks and Blues combined for 12 goals and three fights Tuesday night in what amounted to a 7-5 win for the Blackhawks. It’s the third straight win for the Hawks who have won six of their last eight.
Roman Polak broke a broke a third-period tie, and David Perron scored twice to help the St. Louis Blues beat the Chicago Blackhawks.
By Connor McKnight– Comeback wins powered by Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp are quickly becoming the norm for the Blackhawks this year. In Monday night’s thriller against the Blues, Hossa netted a pair–including a spectacular […]
(WSCR) – The time for celebrating the accomplishments of last year’s team have come and gone. The Blackhawks had struggled out of the gate to find the team chemistry that made them so good last […]
By Connor McKnight– The Blackhawks are set to host the St. Louis Blues tonight and John Scott knows he could see some increased time on the ice… or in the penalty box. “You look at […]