Umphrey’s McGee keyboardist Joel Cummins and drummer Kris Myers will participate in The Chicago Bluesfest Kick-Off Jam Wednesday, June 9. The event, which is presented by The Chicago Chapter of the Recording Academy, will take place at Buddy Guy’s Legends in Chicago. Other artists performing include: Brother John and his BandBilly Branch and his Blues in the Schools students from the Better Boys Foundation, Carlos Johnson, Cathy Richardson, The Chicago Stone Lightening Band, Dave Herrero, Felton Crews, Matthew Skoller, Nellie “Tiger” Travis, Otis Clay, Otis Taylor, Sharon Lewis, Vino Louden, and Wayne Baker Brooks. Buddy Guy and Lonnie Brooks are also expected to perform at the event.