Check out the interview on WGN RadioHERE!
Saturday, September 14th!
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(L to R) Janine Judge, Dave Hoekstra and Jackie Dixon
The world is incontestably a richer place because of WILLIE DIXON’S musical contributions alone. Believing that his work was not yet finished, Dixon devoted much of his time in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s to the organization he founded, BLUES HEAVEN FOUNDATION. His vision was to allow the echoes of great American Blues to continue to develop, to encourage a new generation of blues greats and to provide for the on-going welfare of senior Blues musicians.
Blues Heaven Foundation would like to thank our amazing sponsors!
Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation would like to thank The Rolling Stones and BMG for their generous donation and their continued support of the Blues!
This charitable gift will assist Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation with their continued endeavors promoting Blues music, as well as the ongoing preservation of the historic Chess Records building, where much of this music was recorded.
On behalf of Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation, we thank you so very much!
The LAST GARDEN CONCERT of the season will be Thursday, September 12th, featuring John Primer & The Real Deal Blues Band with Special Guests! If you're in the neighborhood, come on out!
"The Blues Photography of Eric Kriesant" , a celebration of Chicago Blues, is coming to Blues Heaven. Exhibit opens Saturday, September 14th! Details below...
Thursday, September 12
**Tours every hour at 12, 1, 2 & 3pm!**
$15 per adult
$10 for youth (ages 5-17)
$13 per person for groups of 20+ (except for youth prices)
2120 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60616
Tues - Sat: 12 - 4pm
Sunday & Monday: closed
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation of any amount is greatly appreciated!
Willie Dixon’s Blues Heaven Foundation would like to thank all who attended The Rolling Stones At Chess Exhibition and all who have supported Blues Heaven.
We would also like to thank Barry Slotnick, Erik Kriesant, and Larry Marion for helping to make this exhibit a great success.
Also, a special thanks to BMG and, of course, The Rolling Stones!