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Graveyard Blues Tour

September 10, 2016 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm UTC+0


Register for Cal-Sag Blues Graveyard Tour

BLUES BONUS: After ride show with Harmonica Neil and special guests Miss Lauren & Leo Charles—5pm at Blue Island Beer Co!

Ride along with Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail as we explore the deep heritage of Chicago Blues interred along the Cal-Sag. Stand among the ghosts of Muddy Waters, Hound Dog Taylor, Big Walter, Jimmy Reed and many others while you learn how Blues set the table for Rock & Roll.


Register by September 1, 2016 – $20; September 2 to day of (if available) – $25

We start at Blue Island Beer Co. and pedal on quiet streets to three historic cemeteries near the Cal-Sag Trail: Burr Oak, Restvale, and Lincoln. Blues artist and historian Harmonica Neil meets us graveside to tell stories and share music of the artists resting below.

The route is an easy twenty miles at a relaxed, nobody-gets-left-behind pace. Refreshments and SAG support. We’ll return to Blue Island Beer Co. for snacks. If you hang around afterwards, you can catch the Harmonica Neil Trio with very special guests, Miss Lauren and Leo Charles at a 5 PM show.

Blue Island Beer Co. is at 13357 Olde Western Ave in Blue Island; easy access from both the Metra Rock Island and Metra Electric lines.

New this year: For those who don’t bicycle, we can accommodate automobiles at $70 per car; select the car option when you register. But, limited to 7 cars.

For more info, contact friends@calsagtrail.org

Friends Of The Cal Sag Trail is a 501c-3 nonprofit incorporated in Illinois.


September 10, 2016
9:30 am - 3:00 pm


Friends of the Cal-Sag Trail


Blue Island Beer Company
13357 Olde Western Avenue
Blue Island, IL United States
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