Tom Marker

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]

Buddy with Mick, New Chuck, And North Mississippi Allstars On Blues Breakers

Hear a new Buddy Guy recording with Mick Jagger on second vocals and harmonica, new blues from the North Mississippi Allstars, new Chuck Berry and plenty more on Blues Breakers tonight at 9pm on WXRT.

06/19/2017

Mavis Staples Featured On Blues Breakers Tonight

Mavis Staples, Shemekia Copeland, Elvin Bishop, and Guy King will all be a part of Blues On The Fox this weekend. Hear them all on Blues Breakers tonight on 93XRT.

06/12/2017

Thank You Shemekia, Toronzo, Ronnie, Buddy Guy’s Legends, & Blues On The Fox

We had so much fun yesterday at the WXRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast at Buddy Guy’s Legends! Thank you to all who showed up and to all who tuned in. Blues Breakers friend Marci Gross snapped some fun photos.

06/09/2017

Blues Fest Broadcast And Free Live Event Today From Buddy Guy’s Legends On WXRT

Join us for the annual WXRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast from Buddy Guy’s Legends co-hosted by Shemekia Copeland with performances by Ronnie Baker Brooks and Toronzo Cannon. 6:30-8:00. Be there live at Legends or listen live on 93XRT.

06/08/2017

Blues Fest Broadcast From Buddy’s Thursday

The annual Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast from Buddy Guy’s Legends stars Toronzo Cannon and Ronnie Baker Brooks with co-host Shemekia Copeland Thursday.

06/06/2017

Join Shemekia Copeland And Tom Marker Live From Buddy Guy’s Legends Thursday

It’s Blues Fest week! Let’s get Blues Fest Weekend started right with a party and broadcast at Legends on Thursday evening with Shemekia, Toronzo and Ronnie Baker Brooks!

06/05/2017

Blues Fest Preview On Blues Breakers Tonight

Join us tonight on Blues Breakers as we present an hour of blues from the best performers playing the 34th Annual Chicago Blues Festival this week in Millennium Park. Hear the best of the fest tonight at 9:00 on 93XRT.

06/05/2017

Billy Branch Tribute On Monday’s Blues Breakers

This Monday Blues Breakers will be all about Billy Branch. Billy is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of his band the Sons Of Blues with an all star blowout on the main stage of the Chicago Blues Festival on opening night, June 9.

05/12/2017

New Buddy Guy With Mick Jagger On Blues Breakers Tonight

Last fall the Rolling Stones released an album of Chicago Blues. This spring the favor is returned with, “Chicago Plays The Stones.” Tonight on Blues Breakers we’ll spin the Buddy Guy recording where he is joined by second vocalist and harmonica player Mick Jagger.

05/08/2017

Biggest Blues Star Ever On Blues Breakers Tonight

The true king of the blues. B.B. was the best. There are over fifty years of B.B. King songs to choose from. We’ll just have to pick a few and then remember to feature him more often so that we can play more. Plus, we’ll give a couple of birthday spin-outs to Little Walter and play the best new releases from Chicago and beyond

05/01/2017

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