THE BLUES INVADES CHICAGO OVER TWO WEEKENDS
Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival returns to Chicago this weekend, and the schedule speaks for itself. Fest organizers have also named Uncle Zesty's Oldtime Bootknockers, Chasing Shade, The New Old Cavalry, The Big Hit, and The Dirty Pigeons as winners of this year's annual Last Banjo Standing contest.
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Saturday, 1/21/12 – Auditorium Theater
The Bluegrass Ball Jam w/ The Travelin' McCourys, Bill Nershi from String Cheese Incident, Jeff Austin from Yonder Mountain
The Big Mon Jam (a tribute to Bill Monroe) w/ the Del McCoury Band & David Grisman Quintet
Del McCoury Band
David Grisman Quintet
The Giving Tree Band
The New Old Cavalry
Uncle Zesty's Old Time Bootknockers
Saturday, 1/28/12 – Congress Theater
The Dirty Pigeons
Jon Drake & The Shakes
Ben Ripani Music Co.
The Future Laureates
Band Called Catch
Paper Thick Walls
The Shams Band
Go Long Mule
The Big Hit