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University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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Howard Luedtke and Blue Max
To Kick Off Summer Session Programs 

MAILED: May 24, 2002

         EAU CLAIRE  An outdoor concert by Howard "Guitar" Luedtke and Blue Max will highlight the first week in an eight-week series of free Summer Session Programs at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire on Monday, June 10.
         Led by one of the Midwest's best slide guitar players, the rocking electric blues trio will perform at 7 p.m. Monday on the Central Campus Mall (rain: Schofield Auditorium). Refreshments will be sold. Audience members are invited to bring blankets or folding chairs for lawn seating.
         Since its formation in 1982, Blue Max has opened shows for such big-name blues artists as Long John Baldrey, Lonnie Brooks, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, Li'l Ed and the Blues Imperials, Tinsley Ellis, Jeff Healey, Jimmy Johnson, Kenny Neal, A.C. Reed, Eddy Shaw, Herbert Sumlin, Koko Taylor, Joe Louis Walker and Johnny Winter. Blue Max has three recordings on the False Dog label  "Molded by the Blues" (1992), "Live in Gleisdorf, Austria" (1995), and "Face to Face with the Blues" (1996).
         Also on campus during the week of June 10 are these free Summer Session Programs:

         Summer Session Programs continue through Aug. 1. A complete schedule is available from Activities and Programs, Davies Center 133, (715) 836-4833.
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Updated: May 24, 2002