Blues At The Crossroads: A Tribute to Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf
Monday, February 4, 2013 - 7:30pm
Blues At The Crossroads is a tribute to 2 blues legends, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf. Performers include The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson with James Cotton, Jody Williams, Bob Margolin & Tinsley Ellis.
Both Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf vied for the honor of the “father of modern Chicago Blues” and both are considered the key bluesmen inspiring Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, John Mayall, Eric Clapton and others who brought about the 1960’s British blues explosion.Though friends, Muddy & The Wolf were rivals for the top slot, and this spurred on both to top the other and create classics of the genre, including Spoonful, Mannish Boy, Rolling Stone, and Smokestack Lightning.
More information is available at: http://www.suemclean.com/shows/blues-at-the-crossroads-2-muddy-and-the-wolf/
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