West Loop brings the blues home

August 17, 2011 10:08:00 AM PDT
On Saturday, August 20, the West Loop will be taken over by some of the most celebrated blues musicians from around the country.

Sugar Blue, who performed on ABC7 Chicago, will also perform at the first ever Illinois Central Music Festival (www.icmusicfest.com). The festival will pay homage to the music of America's past featuring live performances from legendary blues musicians like Larry McCray, Little Ray Neal, Carl Weathersby and many more.

In addition to a day filled with music from some of the country's most celebrated and talented artists, festival-goers will have a chance to chow down on authentic Southern-inspired food courtesy of The CrossRoads Bar & Grill. The Illinois Central Music Festival will take place Saturday, August 20th from 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at the intersection of Madison St. and May St. in Chicago's West Loop.

About The CrossRoads Bar & Grill (release)

Dedicated to the universal experience of life's defining moments, The CrossRoads Bar & Grill is a unique restaurant and bar located in the heart of the West Loop. CRBG features an extensive menu of classic American cooking with a gourmet twist including BarBQphoria Ribs, Crispy Crab Cakes, Prime Rib Sliders, and Shrimp, Catfish or Skirt Steak Po' Boys. CRBG offers drink specials every night of the week and an extensive brunch menu is served on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Its close proximity to The United Center has made CRBG a favorite hangout for the Chicago Blackhawks and the perfect place to party after any sporting event or concert. The CrossRoads Bar & Grill is located at 1120 W. Madison. For more information please visit thecrossroadschicago.com or call 312.243.1113.

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