Before you meet Shuggie Otis, you encounter the myth. The vanished genius worshipped by crate-digger cultists and waylaid by the industry — a psychedelic phantom sharing a bloodline with Brian Wilson, Arthur Lee of Love and Syd Barrett. Otis has a sphinxlike elusiveness. He answers questions circuitously and describes himself as neither having nor wanting many friends. He’s generous with his memories but only to a point.
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Get ready Chicago! Shuggie Otis has added another concert date at Lincoln Hall for April 16th. Tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 8th, at 12 p.m. CST at LincolnHallChicago.com. The show is in addition to Shuggie’s previously scheduled date on April 17th at that same venue.