Celebrating Buddy Guy's 82nd BirthdAY ~ "a yEAR IN PICTURES"
OWL Music & Media (Lynn Orman Weiss & Allen Winkler) a Legacy Production Company brings a year in focus from Buddy Guy’s sweet home Chicago. The exhibit is a three day pop up gallery celebrating Buddy Guy’s 82nd birthday on Saturday, July 28th, Sunday, July 29th, Monday, July 30th from 4-8 pm. “Buddy Guy A Year In Pictures” takes place at The Elephant Room Gallery, 704 South Wabash Ave., Chicago (directly next door to Buddy Guy’s Legend). The gallery featuring over 40 portraits will auction and sell photos to benefit PCa Blue Foundation. Buddy is the National Spokesman for the organization which creates educational programming and awareness campaigns for prostate cancer. This exhibit is a tribute to Buddy’s brother, Phil Guy and all of the bluesmen who have died from the disease including, Big Daddy Kinsey, Raful Neal, Barrelhouse Chuck, David Maxwell. The collection of photos are unique performance shots of Buddy Guy and his band, his family and his friends over one year.
5k Run to end homelessness
July 14, 2018 @ 8:30am
Proceeds will go to support our mission of transforming lives from homelessness to self-sufficiency with pride and purpose. Music and a FREE Kids Fun RUN! (Registration required) will also be included.
Location: West Montrose Harbor Drive
601 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613
National Anthem Sung by Benjamin Weiss
2018 Taste of Westmont
Son of Muddy Waters will be the featured artist along with Muddy's last guitarist Rick Kreher. Last year at the Westmont Festival, Joseph and Eddy Clearwater had the crowd up on their feet, dancing and singing, "Got My Mojo Working". Come sing along with Joseph "Mojo" Morganfield in tribute to both his father Muddy Water and Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater
A Special Tribute to Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater. Eddy was a longtime resident of Westmont and was recently presented with a key to the city. Eddy's signature headdress and autographed guitar are in the Westmont Muddy Water's Museum
July 15, 1-5PM
Location: Westmont Downtown
139 N Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
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