History was made in Chicago on election night…
Chicago Blues Mamas For Obama Election Night Show Adds a Whole Lotta’ Spice to Sweet Home Chicago
One Night, One Stage, 10 Blues Divas do Chicago & Obama Proud!
Chicago, November 12 — President Obama’s victory wasn’t the only history made on election night. The Chicago Blues Mamas for Obama now legendary election night performance at Mayne Stage can be added to the list as 10 of Chicago’s Blues Royalty united together for the first time on one stage singing to a packed house for Obama and women’s rights. Daughter of the queen of the blues, Cookie Tayler, NFL hall of famer Mike Jennings, and golden voice of Bluesville on Sirius/XM Big LLou Johnson co-hosted the night. As 10 of the city’s most noted Blues Mamas sang “Sweet Home Chicago” with the election results streaming behind them on stage, the announcement was made: projected to win -President Barack Obama! Fired up and ready to go — co-host Mike Jennings battle cry of the night turned into an electrifying moment on stage and off at Chicago’s Mayne Stage election night party — the place to be short of a ticket to McCormick Place. Captured on tape, this historical moment in history is now a live music video performance. Featuring the Chicago Blues Mamas For Obama: Deitra Farr, Shirley King (daughter of the blues), Sharon Lewis, Shirley Johnson, Katherine Davis, Nellie ‘Tiger’ Travis, Holle ‘Thee’ Maxwell, Liz Mandeville, Ellen Miller and Peaches Staten with special guests. The brainchild of Producer Lynn Orman Weiss, Orman Music & Media Group, Chicago Blues Mamas for Obama is a presentation of Orman Music & Media Group and LLJet Productions in association with Abbe Sparks Media Relations, LLC.