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Blues Breakers Playlist - Monday March 27We began with Ronnie Baker Brooks (pictured) from his first new record in 10 years. We featured Rufus Thomas in honor of his date of birth. We revealed some of the stars of the upcoming Chicago Blues Festival. And we had an hour long good time.
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Welcomes Gary Clark Jr. To Chicago Blues Fest Lineup, Reveals Move To Millennium ParkBlues Fest takes place from June 9-11 at Millennium Park.
THE BIG BEAT Song of the Week: Sleaford Mods - 'Moptop'Nottingham's finest lead another batch of brand new tunes, hand-picked for your enjoyment...
Could 'True Detective' Be Back for Season 3?Just sit back and watch McConaughey work his magic and take yourself back to a time before you'd ever seen him as Rust Cohle. And if you've never Seen True Detective Season 1, get on it!
Mayor Rahm Emanuel Joins The XRT Morning Show To Reveal Full Blues Fest LineupTune in at 8 AM when the Mayor will join Lin Brehmer.
A Funky Feature On Blues Breakers TonightTonight, Rufus Thomas will be our Artist of the Week. Also, be listening for some info on the Chicago Blues Festival and we'll have a new, live track from Gary Clark, Jr. who has previously been named as a headliner at this year's Chicago Blues Festival. Tonight beginning at 9pm on 93fm, 'XRT.

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Dave Davies Has Two Big Revelations - A Kinks Reunion & Encountering UFO'sDave Davies opened up about a host of topics ranging from a Kinks reunion to his experiences with UFO's.
VIDEO: Aimee Mann Performs On The Late Show With Stephen ColbertAimee Mann's new album Mental Illness is her first in five years.
Watch Mavis Staples, Arcade Fire, Gregg Allman, Bonnie Raitt, Jeff Tweedy, And More Perform "The Weight"Back in 2014, an all-star lineup of musicians got together to celebrate the life and legacy of Mavis Staples at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre.
Ben & Jerry's Is Giving Away Free Ice Cream!It's one of the most wonderful times of the year!
Ticket For Toking - XRT's Pot Smokin' PlaylistWith the news of legislation legalizing recreational marijuana in Illinois being submitted to the general assembly, let's review some smoky numbers that stoked the fires of our imagination:
Local Anesthetic Playlist For Sunday, March 26, 2017 [Playlist & Free Download]Hear the latest releases from Chicago bands Cupid Youth, Michelles, The Drastics, Speed Babes, Korean Jeans, Elk Walking and The Drastics (again!)

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