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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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Jimmy Vivino & Kate Moss by Roman Sobus
Oct. 6: Jimmy Vivino & The Kate Moss 4 w/ Brother John Kattke, Marty Binder, Felix Reyes at Rosa's, Chicago
photo: Roman Sobus

HOT SHOWS

Oct. 3: Li'l Ed & The Blues Imperials at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Oct. 4: Ivy Ford at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Lurrie Bell Unplugged at Rosa's, Chicago

Oct. 5: The Friends Band w/ Kenny Smith at Shaw's, Chicago

J.W. Williams & the Chi-town Hustlers at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Joe Moss Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Guy King, Rollover at House of Blues, Chicago

Mike Wheeler, Mississippi Heat at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Lurrie Bell Band at 210, Highwood

The Weight (tribute to The Band) at The Arcada Theater, St. Charles

Oct. 6: Jimmy Vivino & The Kate Moss 4 w/ Brother John Kattke, Marty Binder, Felix Reyes at Rosa's, Chicago

Tommy Castro & The Painkillers at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

J.B. Ritchie Birthday Bash, Lurrie Bell at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Sheryl Youngblood, Keithen Banks at House of Blues, Chicago

Harry Hmura Band at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Linsey Alexander at The House Pub, St. Charles

Christian Colln Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Oct. 6-7: Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Nellie "Tiger" Travis at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Joanna Connor, Chicago Blues All-Stars at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Oct. 7: Popa Chubby, Rob Blaine at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Nora Jean Bruso w/ Brian Lupo at Rosa's, Chicago

The Weight (tribute to The Band) at SPACE, Evanston

Sharon Lewis at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Matt Hendricks,  Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Ron Sorin & The Blue Coast Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Sonic Soul, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chicago

Nick Bell at The House Pub, St. Charles

Oct. 8: Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames (Dave's birthday bash) at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Chicago Blues All-Stars, Breezy Rodio at House of Blues, Chicago

Sheryl Youngblood at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Omar Coleman at Shaw's, Chicago

Oct. 5-15: Shaw's Crabhouse 29th Annual Oyster Fest w/ Kenny "Beedy Eyes" Smith & The Friends Band, Omar Coleman, Linsey Alexander, Marty Big Dog Mercer, Mike Wheeler Band, Andrew Diehl, Mississippi Heat, Ring of Music & more, Chicago

Oct. 9: Linsey Alexander at Shaw's, Chicago

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
Early Warnings!!

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

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

Cash Box Kings at California Clipper, Chicago

Oct. 15: Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Induction: 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, Little 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

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