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Elton, Mumford Lead Levon Helm GRAMMY Tribute

The GRAMMYs paid tribute to the late Band drummer/singer Levon Helm with a moving all-star tribute. A supergroup, featuring musical director/guitarist and 12-time GRAMMY winner T-Bone Burnett, took to the stage to the instantly recognizable […]

02/10/2013

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GRAMMYs Announce Levon Helm Tribute With Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown

The GRAMMYs just announced that The Band’s late drummer/singer Levon Helm will be the subject of a tribute performance at this weekend’s 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.  T-Bone Burnett will be the musical director for the […]

02/06/2013

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This Weekend Is Biggest Of Chicago’s Festival Season

A busy and fun weekend for Chicago with, it would seem, something for everyone. It would seem there is something for everyone.

06/09/2012

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Mavis Staples To Headline This Year’s Blues Festival

Gospel and rhythm and blues legend Mavis Staples is the headliner for this year’s Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

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2012 Chicago’s Blues Festival Preview

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.

05/31/2012