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HOT SHOWS 2017
OCTOBER
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Be sure to check with the venue in case of last minute changes. Visit our CLUB listings for more info.
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Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio
Oct. 13-15: Logan Center Blues Fest (University of Chicago), Chicago. Films, workshops, food & concerts, including Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio (photo), Mark Naftalin, Billy Branch, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, Noden & Filisko, Wee Willie Walker, Terry Odabi, Mike Ledbetter Trio, Jimmy Johnson, Corky Siegel, Sam Lay, Lil' Ed, Melody Angel, Kenny Smith & more.

HOT SHOWS

Oct. 10: Big Dog Mercer at Shaw's, Chicago

Morry Sochat & Special 20s at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Pete Galanis & Dave Herrero at Rosa's, Chicago

Corey Dennison (acoustic) at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Oct. 11: J.W. Williams Blues Band w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Dave Specter Band at  Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Corey Dennison, Giles Corey at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Lurrie Bell Unplugged at Rosa's, Chicago

Oct. 12: Nick Moss Band, Windy City Duo at House of Blues, Chicago

Mike Wheeler, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Michael Charles, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at River Roast, Chicago

Devil in A Woodpile at The Hideout, Chgo

Oct. 13: Wayne Baker Brooks, Mississippi Heat at SPACE, Evanston

Carl Weathersby at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Brandon Santini & Jason Wells Band at
Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Eddie Shaw & the Wolf Gang, Joanna Connor, Vance Kelly at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Shawn Holt & The Teardrops at Rosa's, Chicago

Keithen Banks at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

J.B. Ritchie Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Covington Groove w/ Char McAllister & Taylor Rizzo at the Martini Room, Elgin

Oct. 13-14: Luke Pytel Blues Band w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago


Oct. 13-15: Logan Center Blues Fest (University of Chicago), Chicago. Films, workshops, food & concerts, including Elvin Bishop, Mark Naftalin, Billy Branch, Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater, Noden & Filisko, Wee Willie Walker, Terry Odabi, Mike Ledbetter Trio, Jimmy Johnson, Corky Siegel, Sam Lay, Lil' Ed, Melody Angel, Kenny Smith & more.

Oct. 14: Barry Goldberg w/ Rob Stone, Mark Wydra, Willie "The Touch" Hayes, John Sefner, 4-6 pm, at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

David Bromberg & John Sebastian at Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg

Shawn Holt & The Teardrops at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Demetria Taylor, Alex Wilson Band at  Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Cash Box Kings at California Clipper, Chicago

Big James & The Chicago Playboys at House of Blues, Chicago

Eddie Shaw & The Wolf Gang, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Carl Weathersby at Rosa's, Chicago

Mary Lane & The No Static Blues Band at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Rhythm Rockets at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Mike Wheeler Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Oct. 15: Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Induction at Buddy Guy's Legends: Jeanne Sparrow emcees & Mike Wheeler Band hosts: Benny Turner, Barry Goldberg, Erwin Helfer, Eddie C. Campbell, Holle Thee Maxwell,  Gene "Daddy G" Barge, Carl Weathersby, John Primer, Big Llou Johnson, Katherine Davis, Li'l Ed & The Blues Imperials, Vance Kelly, Sugar Blue, Peaches Staten, Pierre Lacocque, Carlos Johnson, Smiley Tillmon, Zora Young, Shirley Johnson & many more. View it live starting at 2 p.m. here: http://www.buddyguy.tv

Chicago Wind Blues Band at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Mike Ledbetter & Dan Carelli's Tribute to Freddie King at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Joanna Connor, Levee Town at House of Blues, Chicago

Oct. 16: Joanna Connor, Joe Marcinek at House of Blues, Chicago

Matt Hendricks at Smoke Daddy, Chgo
Early Warnings!!

Oct. 17: Sam Lay, Corky Siegel, Billy Boy Arnold, Mark Hummel at SPACE, Evanston

Oct. 19: Derrick Procell & The Redeemers at 210, Highwood

Band of Heathens at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Oct. 21: Vintage Trouble at Riviera Theatre, Chicago

Paul Nelson Band (formerly w/ Johnny Winter) at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago


Oct. 25: Steve Freund, Tad Robinson, Ken Saydak, Harlan Terson & Marty Binder at Rosa's, Chicago

Nov. 5: Take Me To The River: Bobby Rush, William Bell, Charlie Musselwhite at The Mac, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn

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