WXRT Blues Breakers Blues Fest Broadcast Helps Launch Chicago Blues Festival
June 3, 2013 at 2:40 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO Triple A WXRT/CHICAGO has announced its annual XRT BLUES BREAKERS BLUES FEST broadcast live from BUDDY GUY’S LEGENDS is taking place on WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5th.
Co-hosted by WXRT’s TOM MARKER and BUDDY GUY, this 90-minute special takes place on the eve of the 30th annual CHICAGO BLUES FESTIVAL in MILLENIUM PARK. This 16th annual broadcast will include live performances by SHEMEKIA COPELAND and THE KINSEY REPORT, as well as a special appearance by GUY himself.
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 37th 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.