Blues Fest at Chicago Public Libraries

April 26, 2012

Library Taste of Blues Fest

Summer is coming and Chicago residents are about to get the blues. The blues will actually be a treat when the Chicago Public Library (CPL) joins the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events to present two pre-season concerts celebrating the 2012 Chicago Blues Festival. Shake, rattle and roll with the unforgettable sounds of the following free Blues performances at CPL in May:   Saturday, May 12 at 12:15 p.m. Kenny “Big Eyes” Smith, Mud Morgenfield and Lil’ Frank Woodson Regional Library 9525 S. Halsted St.   Saturday, May 26 at 12:15 p.m. Barrelhouse Chuck and Katherine Davis Sulzer Regional Library 4455 N. Lincoln Ave.   The 2012 Chicago Blues Festival takes place June 8 – 10 in Grant Park. The Chicago Public Library continues to encourage lifelong learning by welcoming all people and offering equal access to information, entertainment and knowledge through materials, programs and cutting-edge technology. The Chicago Public Library is comprised of the Harold Washington Library Center, two regional libraries and more than 70 neighborhood branches. All locationsprovide free access to a rich collection of books, DVDs, audio books and music; the Internet and WiFi; newspapers and magazines; sophisticated research databases, many of which can be accessed from a home or office computer. Each location continues to serve as a cultural center, presenting the highest quality author discussions, exhibits and programs for children, teens and adults. For more information, please visit the website at