Chicago Blues Experience: Will the city finally have a proper blues museum?

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Muddy Waters and his band in a 1971 performance at Mister Kelly's nightclub, 1028 N. Rush St. (Val Mazzenga/Chicago Tribune)

Dave Hoekstra talks with Chicago Blues Experience Director of Talent John Boncimino and bluesman/Artist Board member Billy Branch about the “world class cultural attraction” slated to open at Navy Pier in 2017.  They also discuss the viability of Navy Pier as a location, the need for such an attraction in a city so deeply rooted in blues history and more.  CBE co-founder Lincoln Beauchamp Jr. also joins the show to shed more light on the project and its mission.

 

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