Question by  Che (425)

How did Chicago become known for a Blues Festival?

What does Chicago have to do with the blues?


Answer by  jadewood (95)

Alot of blues singers started in the south.the blues is that pain and hurt that people usually keep in side and during slavery times and segregation people would sing the blues ,but they had to move up north to become famous and Chicago was the main place they would go.


Answer by  technogeek (6640)

Chicago was known as the birthplace of modern blues. Guys like B.B. King and Johnny Shine made t heir names in the Chicago blues scene. Most blues players go from Mississippi to Chicago to become famous.

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