Chicago Blues Fest 1996

May 31 and June 1 and 2, 1996

In 1996 the festival expanded to four stages with the introduction of the Juke Joint Stage. Artists included Homesick James, Corey Harris, Lonnie and Ronnie Brooks, Willie Clayton, Long John Hunter, Phillip Walker, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins, Sugar Blue, Guy Davis, Bobby Parker, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and many more.