Saturday, June 01, 2013

B.L.U.E.S on Halsted hosts Dawkins' tribute

B.L.U.E.S on Halsted in Chicago was the site of a tribute to late guitarist Jimmy Dawkins on May 26, 2013. Pictured below at the well-attended event are (from left) Billy Flynn, Nick Laramie, Dawkins' great-grandson Darron Epps and Paul Filipowicz. Flynn and Laramie were both members of Dawkins' touring bands. Among others in attendance at the event were Eddie Shaw, Jimmy Burns, Lurrie Bell, Keith Scott, Steve Nitros, Dick Shurman, Johnny Burgin, Jim Schutte, Bobby Radcliff and Jon McDonald from Magic Slim's band. - Steve Sharp