Sponsored by Classic Cargo Intl., Inc.
at the Downtown SM (11th and Milwaukee Ave.). Free. Open to the public. Bring a lawnchair or grab a picnic table. Weather permitting.
Born and raised in the Englewood neighborhood on south side of Chicago, the Reverend has been playing the blues since 1971 when he first saw Freddy King play at the Kinetic Theatre in Chicago. After 16 year hitch in the Navy, Chief Raven moved to Milwaukee where he began a long friendship and collaboration with Madison Slim, long time harmonica player for Jimmy Rogers. Since 1990 he has opened for B.B King, Gatemouth Brown, Pinetop Perkins, Koko Taylor Band, Junior Wells, Billy Branch, Magic Slim, Elvin Bishop, Sugar Blue, Lonnie Brooks, Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jeff Healy, Tommy Castro and at Buddy Guy’s Legends where he has been on rotation as a headliner for 20 years. The band will be joined by harmonica player Westside Andy.