Thursday Night Live Blues featuring Lil Ed Williams

with Thaddeus Krolicki , Harlan Terson and Ariyo

You've seen his explosive, dynamic electric band 'The Blues Imperials' light up the night like fireworks on the fourth... ---now see and hear Lil Ed Williams with a group of hand-picked all-star blues musicians, exclusively seen together live of Rosa's Lounge. More about Lil' Ed

”Electrifying, raucous, pure Chicago blues….Lil’ Ed is a guitarist extraordinaire….slashing slide and flamboyant stage persona." –Chicago Tribune
"Rough and ready blues played with unmitigated intensity…Swirling, snarling, riveting slide….The Blues Imperials pound out riffs and rhythms like they’re overdosing on boogie juice. Scorching and soulful, joyous and stomping." –Living Blues

Thaddeus Krolicki

Thaddeus burst upon the Chicago Blues scene in 2011. His guitar playing draws upon the Classic Chicago Blues sound. He has played with Harmonica Hinds, Eddie Taylor Jr, Willie Buck, Billy Flynn, Barrelhouse Chuck, Bob Stroger, Lil' Ed Williams, Jimmy Burns, Eddie C. Campbell, Tail Dragger.

Harlan Terson

Harlan Lee Terson has been a familiar figure on Chicago's musical landscape for 40 years, recording and touring internationally with some of Chicago's greatest blues artists. He has played bass on more than forty five recordings and jingles, two of which have been nominated for the Grammy award. He maintains a busy performing and teaching schedule, contributing his deep, steady groove to various bands and projects.

Ariyo

Sumito Ariyoshi, aka Ariyo is internationally recognized for his vigorous innovative piano style. He’s an accomplished arranger and sought after studio musician. He's shared the stage and toured the world with such legends as Otis Rush, Jimmy Rogers, Robert Jr. Lockwood, Eddie Shaw, Valerie Wellington, B.B.King, Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan. Ariyo currently is a permanent member of Billy Branch & The S.O.B.'s.

12/15/2022 9:30 PM

Door Time: 8:00 PM

Other Showtimes

Lil'Ed Williams with The Mama Rosa's All-Stars Band starts around 9:30pm.

Purchase of this show gains access to the Acoustic Blues with Joey J. Saye starting at 8:30pm.

You've seen his explosive, dynamic electric band 'The Blues Imperials' light up the night like fireworks on the fourth... ---now see and hear Lil Ed Williams with a group of hand-picked all-star blues musicians, exclusively seen together live of Rosa's Lounge. More about Lil' Ed

”Electrifying, raucous, pure Chicago blues….Lil’ Ed is a guitarist extraordinaire….slashing slide and flamboyant stage persona." –Chicago Tribune
"Rough and ready blues played with unmitigated intensity…Swirling, snarling, riveting slide….The Blues Imperials pound out riffs and rhythms like they’re overdosing on boogie juice. Scorching and soulful, joyous and stomping." –Living Blues

Thaddeus Krolicki

Harlan Terson

Ariyo