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Bob Corritore Blues News

3 years agoMusic / Blues : Blues Historian

Chicago Area Hubert Sumlin Musical Tribute tonight at FitzGeralds. This evening, Tuesday, Dec 13th, Hubert Sumlin will be remembered with a musical tribute at FitzGerald's ( ) 6615 W. Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, Illinois 60402, 7pm doors 8pm music, Donations will be accepted at door for the Blues Foundation HART Fund. Many musicians will honor Hubert this night.
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