(CHICAGO, IL) – Delmark Records’ recently announced owners – Julia A. Miller (President and CEO) and Elbio Barilari (Vice President and Artistic Director). Delmark is also currently celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Delmark Records with a salute to its founder, Bob Koester, Sr.
On Friday, June 8 the Chicago Blues Festival will host a special day-long celebration of Delmark and Koester, featuring performances by Delmark artists, a jam session, and a panel discussion with Bob Koester, Sr. plus a special “Tribute to Those Who Came Before and Bob Koester” with Jimmy Burns, Lurrie Bell & Steve Bell, and Jimmy Johnson and Dave Specter at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion
The Chicago Blues Festival runs June 8-10, 2018 at Millennium Park from 11am-9:30pm and there’s no admission charge. This is the largest, free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals.
For a complete schedule, Chicago Blues festival details, visit this website.