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Mud Morganfield Stories

PHOTOS / RECAP | The 2017 Chicago Blues Festival

Words: Robin Zimmerman | Photos: Michael LepekFrom the new Muddy Waters mural on State Street to inspired appearances by second-generation performers, the Windy Citys vibrant blues legacy was on full display at the 33rd Annual Chicago Blues Festival.2017 marked the inaugural year at the Millennium Park location. But, as blues fans made their way around the...

Photo Gallery | Big Head Blues Club Transforms Arcada Theatre

By: Howard GreenblattWillie Dixon smiled down on the Big Head Blues Club from the show stage as he surely does from Blues Heaven.In tribute to Willies music, Todd Mohr (aka Big Head Todd), assembled some of Chicagos finest bluesmen: Mud Morganfield, Billy Branch and Ronnie Baker Brooks, along with Blues belting Erica Brown to...