WXRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast Helps Launch Chicago Blues Festival.
June 6, 2012 at 3:47 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO Triple A WXRT/CHICAGO has announced that its XRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest, broadcast live from BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS, is taking place on THIS THURSDAY, JUNE 7th.
Co-hosted by WXRT’s TOM MARKER and artist SHEMEKIA COPELAND, this 90-minute special takes place on the eve of the 29th annual CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL in GRANT PARK. This 15th annual broadcast will include live performances by JOE LOUIS WALKER, RONNIE BAKER BROOKS and special guest BILLY BRANCH.
The event is free and will also be aired live on WXRT and 93XRT.com.
WXRT has been the official rock radio station of the CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL each year since its inception. The award-winning Blues Breakers program, hosted by TOM MARKER, is now in its 36th year. WXRT will be on-site for all three days of the CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL, with MARKER serving as onstage master of ceremonies throughout the weekend.