Big Head Todd and the Monsters

For weeks last year, Todd Park Mohr rode on a bus with David "Honeyboy" Edwards and Hubert Sumlin, blues guitarists who had grown up in the Mississippi Delta in a different world, avoiding the cotton fields and dodging brawls before growing up and moving to Chicago. "It's a lot of swashbuckling and gunslinging, knife-toting, drinking, whoring -- just crazy stories," Mohr, 46, said with a laugh almost a year ago, as his band, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, was performing on a blues tribute tour with Edwards and Sumlin.<br><br><b>8 p.m. Saturday at House of Blues, 329 Dearborn St.; $62.50; 312-923-2000 or ticketmaster.com</b><br><br>Read the full <a href=http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertainment/ct-ott-1230-big-head-todd-20111229,0,5320975.story>Big Head Todd and the Monsters interview</a>

For weeks last year, Todd Park Mohr rode on a bus with David "Honeyboy" Edwards and Hubert Sumlin, blues guitarists who had grown up in the Mississippi Delta in a different world, avoiding the cotton fields and dodging brawls before growing up and moving to Chicago. "It's a lot of swashbuckling and gunslinging, knife-toting, drinking, whoring -- just crazy stories," Mohr, 46, said with a laugh almost a year ago, as his band, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, was performing on a blues tribute tour with Edwards and Sumlin.

8 p.m. Saturday at House of Blues, 329 Dearborn St.; $62.50; 312-923-2000 or ticketmaster.com

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