Rex Bohn and John Primer at the Paramount for First Fridays

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The Paramount Theatre is pleased to announce the opening of its June Art Gallery Exhibit: THE BLUES ILLUSTRATIONS OF REX BOHN featuring a retrospective of blues posters and illustrations since the inception of the Blues on the Fox Festival in its visual Art Gallery, located on the 2nd floor of the Grand Gallery of the Paramount Theatre. The opening reception Meet & Greet will take place as part of First Fridays on June 5, 2015 from 6 – 10 p.m. The First Friday event is free and open to the public. Please join us to support the arts in Aurora, meet the artist and discuss his work. The exhibit will hang from June 1, 2015 through July 31, 2015 as part of the ever growing “Paint the Town Blue” movement in support of the popular Blues on the Fox Festival.

In addition to the art gallery opening, the Fox Valley Music Foundation will be hosting a FREE concert in the Grand Gallery of the Paramount Theatre at 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora, IL featuring Legendary Blues musician John Primer.  The concert, which will start at 7 p.m., will be the official Kick off for numerous Blues festivities planned throughout  the month of June by the Fox Valley Music Foundation, and was made possible through a generous grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information visit: