Posts Tagged “Tomiko Dixon”

Lyons has the blues again

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Lyons has the blues again Windy City Blues Fest set for Sept. 6-8 By Steve Metsch Lyons once again has the blues. The Windy City Blues Fest, which proved very popular in Cermak Woods last September, is returning. On the web site www.windycitybluesfest.org, there is a listing of entertainers for the second annual event. This…

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Blues hit it big in Lyons

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Blues hit it big in Lyons First-ever festival draws 3,000 music lovers  By Steve Metsch The first-ever Windy City Blues Fest in Lyons was deemed a success by organizers, performers and fans. Larger than expected crowds were seen Saturday and Sunday at Cermak Park on Ogden Avenue, Lyons Mayor Christopher Getty said Monday. Getty said…

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Birthday girl has the blues

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Birthday girl has the blues Tomiko Dixon excited for first Blues Fest in Lyons By Steve Metsch There’s no better way for Tomiko Dixon to celebrate her birthday than to play the blues music she loves at a new festival. Dixon is playing Saturday at the first-ever Windy City Blues Fest, hosted by the Windy…

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Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons

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Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons

Windy City Blues Society launches Blues Festival in Lyons Headliners include Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Lurrie Bell, and The Mike Wheeler Band. Tomiko Dixon (granddaughter of blues legend Willie Dixon), and Buddy Guy’s daughter Carlise Guy and the NuBlu Band along with Deak Harp & Quicksand from Clarksdale Mississippi round out the big Saturday Showcase. The…

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