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'The Blues Brothers' is an enjoyable film
Chicago is one of those cities that inspires enormous affection. In several recently reviewed films, such as "Ferris Bueller's Day Off" and "Life Itself," the windy city's musical culture is evoked, although there is no movie that offers a grander celebration of Chicago and its environs and musical traditions than " The Blues Brothers ," from 1980.
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Editorial: Memories add strength to fabric of suburbs
The Blues Mobile makes its way down Phil's Beach in Wauconda during filming of the "The Blues Brothers" 35 years ago.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Dan Aykroyd Opens Late Night Show With James Brown Tribute
Actor Dan Aykroyd made quite an entrance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon in America on Friday night by performing one of his favourite James Brown tunes with rock 'n' roll veteran Bobby Rush .
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Directed by Ed Hunt Written by Ed Hunt and Barry Pearson 1981, Region A, 85 minutes, Rated R Blu-ray released on July 8th, 2014 Starring: Lori Lethin as Joyce Elizabeth Hoy as Debbie Billy Jacoby as Curtis Andy Freeman as Steven K.C. Martel as Timmy Julie Brown as Beverly Susan Strasberg as Miss Davis Jose Ferrer as Doctor Debbie and her friends ... (more)
Fri Jul 11, 2014
'Blues Brothers' Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi are back in black tonight at the Alabama...
Dan Aykroyd, left, starred as Elwood Blues and John Belushi played "Joliet" Jake Blues in the 1980 comedy "The Blues Brothers."
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Wauconda remembers 'The Blues Brothers' shot in town 35 years ago
It was early September 1979, and the actors were in town filming "The Blues Brothers" -- the John Landis-directed, cameo-filled movie that's arguably the greatest musical-action-comedy ever made.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
SNL Legend Dan Aykroyd Coming to the North Shore
Comedy legend Dan Aykroyd will be signing bottles of his Crystal Head Vodka on Friday, July 25 at Kappy's in Peabody.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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New Johnny Winter Album To Feature Eric Clapton, Joe Perry and Billy Gibbons
'Step Back,' produced by Winter sideman Paul Nelson and due September 2 via Megaforce Records, is Winter's first recording since a massive career-spanning compilation set earlier this year - and the follow up to 2011's 'Roots.'
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Milwaukee movies off the grid: June 27-July 3
"The Blues Brothers": Jake and Elwood are on the road - including Milwaukee's former "road to nowhere" - in the 1980 movie starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as blues-loving, troublemaking legends who get a little help from some of the biggest music stars ever - Ray Charles, James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Cab Calloway - and lots of ... (more)
River Cities' Reader
2014 Blues Fest: Blues Brother - Curtis Salgado
If you're of my generation - the generation that, as grade-schoolers, used to stay up long after bedtime to watch the early years of Saturday Night Live - there may be two names you most associate with your early exposure to blues music: Jake and Elwood.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Paul Rodgers' Soul Man in Good Company: Concert Review
With his alto growl and good-natured spirit - plus full-throttle support from a top-notch band - the one-time Bad Company and Free lead vocalist leans into some classic Memphis soul and proves a worthy interpreter.
Meet Curtis Salgado: The original Blues Brother who introduced John Belushi to the blues
Blues singer Curtis Salgado plays at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que on Tuesday, June 24. The show starts at 9:30 p.m. Curtis Salgado will play a free show on the downstairs stage at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que Tuesday night.