Willie Dixon's 100th Birthday Bash

The Week of Willie celebrated the incredible legacy of Willie Dixon, one of Chicago's legendary bluesmen. Events were held at several venues around town, but on July 1 a crowd gathered at Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation on S. Michigan to celebrate Willie Dixon's 100th birthday with the Dixon family, including Willie's wife, Marie.  Melvin Taylor and the Slack Band served as the host band for the night, with special guests that included Eddie Shaw, Sugar Blue, Wayne Baker Brooks and Steve Bell. 

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