The Blues Drive

with Sonia
Friday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Sonia is WMSE’s resident authority on the blues and blues history. She has written articles on the history of the blues and blues musicians for magazines and brings this knowledge to her weekly playlist. Sonia has also interviewed many of the greats on her show such as BB King, Les Paul, Jorma Kaukonen, Taj Mahal and on and on and on. This show proves time and time again to be a unique listening experience in the living history of the blues.


Blog Posts

Chicago Blues Fest Review


review by WMSE DJ Sonia (of the Friday afternoon Blues Drive) The world’s premier blues festival is the Chicago Blues Festival. The free festival, now in its 32nd year, took place on June 12-14, 2015 in Grant Park, located along Lake Michigan in downtown Chicago. There was a strong national and international presence, as many… Read more »