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Chicago Bluesfest Line Up 2012

FRIDAY, JUNE 8, 2012

BUD LIGHT CROSSROADS STAGE
The Jimmy Reed Family – pic1
Quintus McCormick
Zora Young (pic)
Joe Louis Walker

MISSISSIPPI JUKE JOINT STAGE
Panel Discussion (Lightnin’ Hopkins) with Roger Wood, Chris Strachwitz & Alan Govenor
Ol’ Skool Revue from the Delta Music Institute of Delta State University
Eddie C. Campbell
Vasti Jackson (pic)
Johnny Rawls
Jam Session with Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

PEPSI FRONT PORCH STAGE
Blues In The Schools w/Stone Academy, Eric Noden, Katherine Davis & Erwin Helfer (pic)
Fernando Jones and My Band!
Matthew Skoller Band (pic)
Big James & The Chicago Playboys

WINDY CITY BLUES SOCIETY  STREET STAGE
Chicago Kingsnakes
Steepwater Band
“Chicago Delta”: Mississippi Gabe Carter then Black Oil Brothers
Jimmy Dawkins
Cash Box Kings
Earwig Music Review: Rob Stone, Chris James & Patrick Rynn
“Acoustic Blues” Session

PETRILLO MUSIC SHELL
(A Centennial Celebration of Lightnin’ Hopkins)
Rev. K M Williams
Milton Hopkins and Jewel Brown
Texas Johnny Brown

SATURDAY, JUNE 9, 2012

BUD LIGHT CROSSROADS STAGE
Tommy McCracken
Diunna and Blue Mercy – pic
Bob Jones with Ronnie Hicks & The Masheen Company Band featuring Mike Wheeler
Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues

MISSISSIPPI JUKE JOINT STAGE
Panel Discussion of Malaco Records (Tommy Couch, Jr., Wolf Stephenson, Brett Bonner & Alex Thomas)
Terry “Big T” Williams
Mark “Muleman” Massey
Homemade Jamz Blues Band feat. Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry
Jam Session w/ Ronnie Hicks & The Masheen Company Band

PEPSI FRONT PORCH STAGE
Columbia College Blues All Stars
Rev. K M Williams
Sam Lay Blues Band
Tribute to Hubert Sumlin featuring
Steady Rollin Bob Margolin, Eddie Shaw, Dave Specter , Bob Corritore, Johnny Iguana,  Kenny “Beedy Eyes”  Smith & Bob Stroger

WCBS STREET STAGE
Fernando Jones presents “Blues Kids of America” with special guests Ray Goren & Alex Lund
Big DooWopper
Sam Lay joins Bob Riedy and Bob Corritore
Omar Coleman & Friends: Kenny Smith, Bob Stroger & Billy Flynn
Harmonica Blowout: Harry Garner Band with many special Harp guests
Nigel Mack Band, Winners of the WCBS “Best CD” for 2011
Geneva Red’s “Original Delta Fireballs”

PETRILLO MUSIC SHELL
Paul Kaye (Tribute to David Honeyboy Edwards)
Celebrating Muddy Waters Disciples —  Pinetop Perkins, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith & Mojo Buford — featuring Steady Rollin Bob Margolin, Mud  Morganfield, Kenny ”Beedy Eyes” Smith, Barrelhouse Chuck, Lil’ Frank, Bob Stroger & Joe Filisko
Floyd Taylor

SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2012

BUD LIGHT CROSSROADS STAGE
Demetria Taylor
Mary Lane and the No Static Blues Band
Charles Wilson
Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials (pic)

MISSISSIPPI JUKE JOINT STAGE
Howlin’ Wolf B-Day/Panel Discussion with Barbra Marks, Sterling Plumpp & Dick Shurman
The Rising Stars Fife and Drum Band
Eden Brent
Pat Brown (pic)
Patrice Moncel
Mississippi Jam Session w/ Dexter Allen

PEPSI FRONT PORCH STAGE
Homemade Jamz Blues Band featuring Ryan, Kyle & Taya Perry
Lurrie Bell
Omar Coleman and Friends
Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang

WCBS STREET STAGE
Moonlighters with Butt Naked Sam
Five bands compete in ROUND 1 of Windy City Blues Society’s Annual “Chicago Blues Challenge”
Pistol Pete Band Winners of the WCBS Chicago Blues Challenge “Band” Contest
Kilborn Alley Blues Band with special guest Deak Harp
Liz Mandeville & Donna Herula Duo Winners of the WCBS Chicago Blues Challenge “Solo/Duo” Contest

PETRILLO MUSIC SHELL
Celebrating Women in Blues – Tribute to KoKo Taylor :
featuring Melvia “Chick” Rodgers (pic1 pic2), Jackie Scott (pic), Deitra Farr, Nora Jean Brusco and The KoKo Taylor Blues Machine Band (pic), Joyce Threatt (pic)
Mavis Staples

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