Rockford resident Steve Ditzell - formerly with Junior Wells, Buddy Guy, Koko Taylor and Fenton Robinson - performs acoustic country blues on 6 and 9 string guitars, finger picking and slide style. A blues guitarist with an inborn knack for timing and phrasing, Steve Ditzell has performed consistently since 1976. He started out in Chicago where he performed on the Blues Stage at the Chicago Fest, and went on to tour the U.S. and Canada with Fenton Robinson Band.
Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center
Directions: From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.), west on Business 20 to downtown Rockford, where it will become Jefferson St., one-way westbound. Turn right on IL 2, Wyman St., immediately after crossing the Rock River. After curving left, turn right on N. Main St. Emerson House is in the first block, on the left.