Host: Blues Breakers
At ‘XRT we still hear from people who tell us they’ve been listening since we were a part-time, underground station. Tom says he’s been listening longer than that. His first personal contact with ‘XRT was when he met John Platt. He invited Tom to visit him while on the air at WGLD, a one-time progressive rock station based in Oak Park. Tom thought, “cool job.” [Read Tom’s Full Bio]
Last night we had a double feature on Blues Breakers. We announced the headliners for the 2016 Chicago Blues Festival and also featured Joe Louis Walker as our Artist of the Week.
Tune in to Blues Breakers tonight to hear the exclusive announcement of the headliners for this June’s Chicago Blues Festival.
Next week on Blues Breakers be sure to be listening for the exclusive announcement of the headliners of the 2016 Chicago Blues Festival. Here’s what we played this week.
Bobby “Blue” Bland will be our Artist of the Week on Blues Breakers tonight. Blues Hall of Famer, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Here’s what we heard on Blues Breakers last night on WXRT, Chicago.
Next week’s Artist Of The Week will be Bobby “Blue” Bland.
January seems like the perfect month for Albert Collins to be one of our Artists of the Week on Blues Breakers. We’ll be hearing from albums with titles like, Ice Pickin’, Don’t Lose Your Cool, and Frostbite.
Last night we paid tribute to Otis Clay on Blues Breakers. Additionally, our Artist Of The Week was Buddy Guy. Here is what you heard last night plus information on services for Mr. Clay this coming Saturday in Chicago.
This past Friday, January 8, 2016, the great Chicago Blues. Gospel and R&B singer, Chicago’s #1 Soul Man, Otis Clay died suddenly of a heart attack at the age of 73. We’ll pay tribute to our friend tonight on Blues Breakers.
R.I.P. Otis Clay, Chicago’s #1 Soul Singer.
It may be the coldest month of the year (usually) but it brings us the coolest blues event, the Buddy Shows!