BORN IN CHICAGO PREMIERE PARTY AT VIC THEATER THURSDAY JUNE 6 CHICAGO BLUES REUNION With Special Guests Sam Lay, Charlie Musselwhite, Elvin Bishop, Eric Burdon And Others
A premiere party and (Sweet) homecoming for the documentary film Born In Chicago is set to for Thursday, June 6 at the Vic Theatre in, 3145 N. Sheffield in Chicago, 7 pm. The evening will be highlighted by full sets of musical performances by Chicago Blues Reunion -- Barry Goldberg, Nick Gravenites, Harvey Mandel, and Corky Siegel – who will be joined by special guests including Charlie Musselwhite, Eric Burdon, Sam Lay and Elvin Bishop plus surprise guests. Proceeds from the event will benefit Chicago's Coalition for the Homeless. Tickets on sale through etix.com
Born In Chicago documentary film screens Friday, June 7
Born In Chicago documentary film starring Chicago Blues Reunion screens Friday, June 7 at 8:15 PM at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street, followed by a discussion and audience questions with Barry Goldberg, Nick Gravenites, Sam Lay, Harvey Mandel and Corky Siegel. Additional screenings are scheduled for Saturday, June 8 at 5:15 PM, Monday, June 10 at 6:15 PM, Wednesday, June 12 at 6:15 PM and Thursday, June 13 at 8:30 PM. Tickets on sale through Ticketmaster Ticketmaster, 800-982-2787, ticketmaster.com and at the Gene Siskel Center box office, 312-846-2600.
Members of CBR interviewed on WGN TV Chicago about 'Born In Chicago'
Judy Garcia interviewed members of CBR, detailing their roles in new movie, 'Born In Chicago" and the historyu of the '60s blues explosion. The featurette, aired on WGN TV 9 PM CST can be accessed in here, View The WGN Clip.
Born In Chicago Trailer Released
5 years in development, 'Born In Chicago' that premiered this past March at the South by Southwest Fest in Austin is doing the fest circuit, garnering raves everywhere. Click here to view the film trailer.