Crossroads Blues Society will hold a benefit concert for Blues in the Schools (BITS) at Big Cities Lounge starting at 8 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 18.
Scheduled performers include Todd Lorenz at 8:30 p.m.; Basement Blues Band at 9:30 p.m.; and Blues Guitar Shootout with Pistol Pete, Bob Levis and Larry Pendleton at 11 p.m.
A silent auction and 50-50 raffle will also be held, along with door prizes and food. Cover is $8 in advance, $10 at the door, all of which goes to BITS. Info: (815) 234-3118.
from the Aug 15-21, 2007, issue