Ben Miller Band

WE are so happy to have Ben Miller Band as our headliner.  This group can play some up beat, boot heel stompin' , psycha-Delta Blues.  I know they are gonna have you moving and shakin' , bumping and jumping . 

Lurrie Bell, Possibly the greatest Blues Man Alive


Long Tall Deb and Colin John


Long Tall Deb and Colin John have been making music for a long time.  About 6 years ago January their paths crossed In Memphis for the International Blues Challenge.  One thing led to another, they are signed by the Vizz Tone label and their music is fantastic.  They sing the National Anthem Sunday at Noon to start the show  .

Deak Harp & Quicksand

 Deak Harp gets a visit from Ozzy Ozbourne & Jack Ozbourne from their World Detour show on the History Chanel.


Vincent LyonsPublished on Dec 7, 2015SUBSCRIBE 3.9KEyes on Larry Williams and his amazing bass work in this piece, 'That's What Love Will Make You Do', from the Mike Wheeler Band CD (2007). A Stunning set of fine Chicago blues and good vibes from Mike Wheeler and band, when they performed at the Gouden Leeuw (Golden Lion) venue, in Dongen, The Netherlands, on Sunday December 6th, 2016. Check out Mike's current CD, 'Self Made Man' on Delmark. The gig was hosted by the long established 'Blues P

Jamiah Rogers Band

 Jamiah Rogers On Fire,  @ The  WCBS Street Stage,  2016 Chicago Blues Festival

The NuBlu Band

 Highlights from Carlise Guy and the NuBlu Band performing in January 2014 at Buddy Guy's Legends. Footage courtesy of WYCC PBS Chicago 

Blues music with Tomiko Dixon!

Don't mess with the IRS, become a member  of the WCBS.  Tomiko sings an original.  It is her birthday Sept 22nd The Grand Daughter of the Blues.  Celebrating her birthday at the Windy City Blues Fest.

The ORIGINAL Chicago Blues All-Stars

Snipits of Willie Dixons Original Chicago Blues All-Stars from WDCB & the Hambone show to their regular gig on So. Michigan Ave., Motor Row Brewing, to a proclamation from Chicago Alderman Pat Dowell , a fan of the Blues.

Nellie " Tiger " Travis


Nellie Tiger Travis-Mr. Sexy Man Official Video

Mississipi Gabe Carter

He is the lead off act, first ever performer for the Windy City Blues Fest from the recent past and into the Futuure,  Our friend and brother, pray for one another.

Joe Filisko & Eric Noden

 Two marvelous musicians who have captured not only the sounds but the emotional spirit of some of the richest bloodlines of American music.” — Kim Field, author of Harmonicas, Harps, and Heavy Breathers   

Kilborn Alley Band

Check out this great video.

Fruteland Jackson - Midnight Special

 Check out this great video 

The Ivy Ford Band

Ben Miller Band

Worth another listen & loook

Queen Beautiful & Tony Owens/ Chicago Blues Challenge 2013

From the Finals of the Chicago Blues Challenge at Buddy Guys Legends.  Solo / Duet competition 

The Black Oil Brothers

A great mix of Americana Folk Delta Blues,  you'll love this musical family.

Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners

Kevin is the band/musical director for the pre party and the after party.  Kevin and his Root Dr. trio will be performing at Marlins  Fri Sept 21

 Waterworks Pizzeria & Tavern 

  •  7815 Ogden Ave, Lyons, IL 60534 
  • AfterParty :8:00 to Midnight

Darren Jay and The Delta Souls - Memphis Train A Comin'

Darren is the former President of the Memphis Bllues Society