Want to check out the annual Chicago Blues Festival and surrounding events this weekend?  Karen Murphy of Murphy Communications and ChicagoBluesNews.com  has put together a handy-dandy GUIDE that you can check on line or download and print!  This includes lots of non-official after-hours shows, including on the West Side!   B&B Madison Entertainment , 4422 W. Madison, is hosting shows this week by Willie Buck Wed. night, Little Harvey’s birthday celebration Friday June 10,  and Larry Taylor Saturday June 11.  (NOTE: Larry Taylor’s Ashunti Community Center Sunday night shows are cancelled until further notice.)

Bonni McKeown

"Barrelhouse Bonni" McKeown, the author of "West Side Blues Blog," has played piano and written about blues music for over 15 years. www.barrelhousebonni.com  She has led classes for young and old on...