Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

Lil’ Ed and the Blues Imperials are among the premiere party bands to have come out of Chicago during the ’80s. Often compared to Elmore James and Hound Dog Taylor, fiery, flamboyant slide guitarist Lil’ Ed Williams and his group play dedicated, rough-edged and hard-rocking dance music and have established an international reputation. A native of Chicago, Williams was first inspired by his uncle, renowned slide guitarist J.B. Hutto, with whom he studied as a young teen. Hutto not only taught him slide, but also introduced Williams to bass and drums.

Tickets available at Door. Doors Open at 6:30pm.

Tickets Available at the Door

LIL' ED "Jump Start" CD Release Party! "A bazooka assault of foot-stompin' blues and slow-burnin' knee-bucklers." -Chicago Sun-Times "Full of fire, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials hit the floor running and accelerate from there. High-octane, expressive, fiercely articulated, harrowing intensity, raucous slide." -Living Blues

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LIL' ED & The BLUES IMPERIALS

Saturday, October 5 · Doors 6:30 PM / Show 8:00 PM at Callahans Music Hall

Tickets Available at the Door