Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Fest: Del, Nershi, DBT, Dawes, Pug

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FOURTH INSTALLMENT OF FEST EXPANDS TO TWO WEEKENDS

Now in its fourth year, the Chicago Bluegrass and Blues Festival will host over 50 bands throughout December and January upon iconic Chicago stages. Things kick off at the Auditorium Theater on January 21st with the “Big Mon Jam” and Bluegrass Ball, and the CBB Fest proper returns to Congress Theater the following weekend on January 28th for another three-stage extravaganza.

Saturday, 1/21/12 – Auditorium Theater – $39.50-$59.50 – 2pm – Midnight

– “Big Mon Jam” feat. the Del McCoury Band & David Grisman

-The Bluegrass Ball feat. The Travelin’ McCourys, Bill Nershi of String Cheese Incident, and -Jeff Austin of Yonder Mountain String Band

Plus additional full sets by:
-Del McCoury Band
-David Grisman Quintet
-Joe Purdy
-The Giving Tree Band
-Henhouse Prowlers
-Majors Junction

-Chicago roots musicians busking throughout the venue

Saturday, 1/28/12 – Congress Theater – $35-$45

-Drive-By Truckers
-Dawes
-Joe Pug
-Over 30 artists on three stages

Tickets available here.