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The Bluz Brothers Shake Their Tailfeathers on Behalf of Local Shelter Animals


This edition of “MIDWEST BEAT with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Tuesday, March 7, 2017



In studio for this program were members of THE BLUZ BROTHERS -- "Chicago's Premier Tribute to Jake and Elwood" -- an 8-piece band dedicated to those great R&B and party tunes made popular by Jake and Elwood Blues of Calumet City, Illinois.   

For years, this zany gang of dancing, singing, horn-blowing guys have brought the magic to festivals, clubs and casino's across the Midwest,  including many performances at Chicago's House of Blues, a club inspired in part by Jake and Elwood them.

DAVID DILLARD of the BLUZ BROTHERS guested  in studio with host Tom Lounges to chat about the group's career, and to play some recordings of them keeping the Bluz Brothers music alive and well. 

They also chat about their performance at the Humane Society of Northwest Indiana's annual "PET ROCK" event on MARCH 11th at Hobart's County Line Orchard.   Hear about the event where rock 'n' roll fans can "shake a tail feather" wit da boys and help the homeless animals of Northwest Indiana.   "We love dem homeless little critters," says the group. 

Tom Lounges has been a region radio personality and a music journalist since 1979. For the last 35-years, he has been reporting on entertainment as a weekly columnist and feature writer for The Times newspaper. He was also publisher and editor of the monthly tri-state entertainment magazine ("Midwest BEAT Magazine") for over two decades, he has written hundreds of features for numerous national glossy magazines over the decades, and he wrote "Liner Notes" for over a dozen albums release by Sony Records.