50 years of Alligator Records: Owner Bruce Iglauer and award-winning blues musician Shemekia Copeland (Episode 570)

Alligator Records is 50! To celebrate, watch ‘Sweet Home Chicago-An Online Blues Celebration,’ a streaming event featuring Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues, Shemekia Copeland, Li’l Ed Williams and Toronzo Cannon. It’s a ticketed event, and it starts Saturday, March 13 at 7pm. You can watch from the Governors State University YouTube page!

To talk about the event, and Alligator history, are Alligator founder/owner Bruce Iglauer (also the emcee for Saturday’s live stream) and the dynamic Shemekia Copeland.

Don’t forget to check out Shemeika’s radio show: She does middays on B.B. King’s Bluesville on Sirius/XM.

Car Con Carne is sponsored by Siren Records in McHenry

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