Blues master Bob Stroger, 90, fronting the Delmark All Star Band during the 2021 Blues & Jazz Stroll. Credit: Provided.

NORTH CENTER — Neighbors will be able to enjoy free blues and jazz performances Saturday near Delmark Records’ North Center home.

The free event is 12-9 p.m. Saturday with artists performing inside and outside Burning Bush Brewery, 4014 N. Rockwell St. 

Delmark CEO and President Julia A. Miller conceived the event — now in its second year — as a street festival in the spirit of old Maxwell Street, where electric blues was invented.

The event will feature food, live painting and vendors selling merchandise. For more information, visit Delmark’s website.

The lineup:

Performing inside Burning Bush: 

12 p.m.: Gerry Hundt

1 p.m.: Donna Herula, Harlan Terson, Lynne Jordan

2 p.m.: Andy Cohen

Performing outside Burning Bush: 

3 p.m.: Dee Alexander

4 p.m.: Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames

5 p.m.: Frank Catalano

6 p.m.: Bob Stroger & The Headcutters

7 p.m.: The Delmark All Stars with guests including Willie Buck, Linsey Alexander, Demetria Taylor, and more.

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