Concerts & Events

Saturday, April 27, 2019  ·  7:00 PM

Erwin Helfer / Elsa Harris / Pastor Donald Gay

plus a special film screening of an interview and performance between Erwin Helfer & Mama Yancey

4545 N Lincoln Ave · The Myron R. Szold Music & Dance Hall · 773.728.6000


An celebratory evening of live gospel and blues music including:

The Sirens Records celebrates two releases by gospel pioneers: pianist Elsa Harris and vocalist Pastor Donald Gay. Cliff Dubose, Richard Gibbs, and Curtis Fondren will also perform.

Media Burn presents the 2nd showing of an historic video featuring legendary pianist Erwin Helfer and the late blues pioneer and vocalist Estelle “Mama” Yancey. The video will be introduced by Barry Dolins, longtime and now retired Chicago Blues Festival Coordinator.

The night will be capped off with a performance by the great Erwin Helfer!



Elsa Harris


Pastor Donald Gay