From the 1997 Chicago Blues Festival . . .

. . . comes the work of Chicago blues chronicler Niles Frantz. Niles enjoyed another up-close weekend with this year's performers and has brought his work here to The Blue Highway for all to see. Please browse and enjoy his six pages of first-rate photos. You can click the smaller image to see the full-color jpeg. The jpegs range from 12k to 29k in size.

Left: Rufus Thomas' 80th Birthday Celebration
Right: Otha Turner at the Front Porch Stage

Left: Howard Armstrong at the Front Porch Stage
Right: Robert Ealey at the Crossroads Stage

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Images copyright © 1997 by Niles Frantz

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