Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Join us in the Miller Lite Beer Garden for a free, all-ages show with blues band, NuBlu Band, and special guests, Trayce Eileen, part of Navy Pier’s free music and dance series, Live on the Lake!
7pm – 8pm & 8:30pm – 9:30pm
5:15pm – 6:15pm
This high energy group pairs a tight rhythm section led by Mark Maddox on lead guitar and Dan Henley on drums, with the powerful vocals of Carlise Guy, the dynamic daughter of the Legendary seven-time Grammy award winner, Buddy Guy. They perform a wide range of genres; Blues, R&B, Pop, and Motown. Their soulful sound is enough to make any audience get up and dance. It’s always a party when NuBlu is on stage. They’ve performed across the country and around the world, from huge outdoor festivals in Brazil, FL, Ohio, & IL to intimate nightclubs in Chicago.
Tracye Eileen, a Chicago native blends her Gospel roots with a rich, sultry, soulful sound. She has the ability to captivate her audience by embodying the raw emotion of a tune, and has the vocal chops to channel this into a powerful performance. Tracye makes a personal connection with her audience, through her warmth and sense of humor and is backed by her own 5-piece band, “The PTR Band” made up of top Chicago-based musicians. In 2012, Tracye founded her label, Honey Crystal Records, and released her debut Jazz CD “Love’s Journey” available at events and online. In 2013, she founded Tracye Troy Music Publishing and began working on her second recording, “Introducing Tracye Eileen,” which features original music such as “Why Did I Say Yes” to be release in May, 2018. She has opened for such acts as Babyface, The Stylistics, Mary Wilson, Chante Moore, After 7 and Storm Large.
CHICAGO VENUES include: Buddy Guy’s Legends, Hollywood Casino Joliet, The Mayne Stage, Country Club Hills Theatre, Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, The Promontory Chicago, Underground Wonder Bar, M Lounge Chicago Jazz Club, Close Up 2 Jazz Club,ETA Theater, Fitzgerald’s Night Club, Berwyn, 27 Live Night Club, Evanston, Jazz in the Grazz Jazz Series Festival, Jazzapalooza Jazz Festival, Mo Better Jazz Series-Chicago, Arcada Theatre, Navy Pier Chicago.
This free, all ages concert is presented as part of Live on the Lake!, Navy Pier’s free summer music series in the Miller Lite Beer Garden.
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