Wednesday, June 27, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Born July 10, 1988 in Chicago and influenced by his parents, including his Mississippi born mother and grandmother, Theo Huff started at the age of fourteen, when his music teacher Mr. Jimmy Tillman – a professional drummer – took him under his wing, winning local talent shows and preforming at open mic nights. He began his professional career, in 2008 at the age of eighteen, with the musical production That Sensuous Seductive Seventies working with actress/singer Jackie Taylor at the Black Ensemble Theatre. Theo received nominations for best Featured Actor in a Play or Musical and Promising Actor for his role in the musical. Theo is preparing to return to the theatrical stage once again in 2018. In 2009 Theo was nominated by the Best of Chicago – Music for Best Blues Act.
The Chicago Soul Music Festival — Chi-Soul — is an intergenerational musical conversation of Chicago soul music presented in honor of Black Music Appreciation Month.