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Photo Gallery | Taste Of Westmont Offers Four Hours Of Classic Blues

By: Howard GreenblattIt may seem unlikely, but Westmont, Illinois was the Blues Capital of the World for four hours on Sunday afternoon.Taste of Westmont honored former resident Muddy Waters in their yearly tribute with a collection of some of Chicagos finest Blues artists -- including performances by members of his former band...

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...