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Smokey Holman from Tweed Funk
April 13: Tweed Funk w/ Smokey Holman (photo) at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

April 10: Joanna Connor,Studebaker John at House of Blues, Chicago

Matthew Skoller & Billy Flynn at SPACE, Evanston

Tenry Johns Blues Band w/ Claudette Miller at Blue Chicago, Chicago

April 11: BTS Express w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Ivy Ford at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Erwin Helfer at The Hungry Brain, Chicago. 7-9 pm

Marty "Big Dog" Mercer at Shaw's, Chgo


April 10-11: Dave Mason at City Winery, Chicago

April 12: Omar Coleman at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Mississippi Heat, Keithen Banks at House of Blues, Chicago


April 13: Tweed Funk w/ Smokey Holman at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Dave Specter Band w/ Jimmy Johnson at House of Blues, Chicago

Jimmy Burns at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Mississippi Heat, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Brother John Kattke, 5:30-8:30 pm, at River Roast, Chicago

Erwin Helfer at Barrelhouse Flat, Chicago. 9 -12 mid.


April 14: Keithen Banks at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Jimmy Burns at Rosa's, Chicago

Harry Hmura Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Danny & the Devils at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Vino Louden, Matt Hendricks at House of Blues, Chicago

Rosie & The Rivets at Ballydoyle, Downers Grove

Electric Swamp Band at Smoke Daddy, Chgo


April 14-15: Mike Wheeler Blues Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Kinsey Report, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

April 15: Lurrie Bell at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Sugar Blue at Rosa's, Chicago

Sharon Lewis & Texas Fire at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Big James & The Chicago Playboys Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Miss Jubilee at Club Arcada, St. Charles

Smiley Tillmon at Blues Brunch at River Roast, Chicago

Andrew Diehl & The Nightmen at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Studebaker John at Reserve 22, Glen Ellyn


April 16: Chicago Wind w/ Matthew Skoller, Deitra Farr & more at
Blue Chicago, Chicago

Ronnie Hicks & Masheen Co. at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Studebaker John, Blues Brunch at River Roast, Chicago

The Friends Band w/ Kenny Smith at Shaw's, Chgo

April 17: Corey Dennison Band, J.W. Williams & Chi-Town Hustlers at Kingston Mines, Chicago

EARLY WARNINGS

April 19: Willie White plays Sammie Jay's Birthday Bash at T & JJ's Banquet Hall, Maywood

April 20: Josh Hoyer (from The Voice) & Soul Colossal, Mississippi Gabe Carter at House of Blues, Chicago

April 21: Liz Mandeville Trio at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Shirley King, 7:30-10:30 pm, at Maestro Grill, Northbrook


April 22: Mud Morganfield, Billy Branch, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Benefit Concert for Jazz Foundation of America, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Axpona Audio Expo at Westin Hotel, Rosemont

Record Day Event w/ Lurrie Bell, 1 p.m. FREE show at Bob's Blues & Jazz Mart, Chicago

April 23: Fundraiser for Native Veterans, hosted by Trickster Art Gallery, with Dawn O'Keefe Williams & The Lucky Dogs, J.B. Ritchie, Mark Cleveland, Dean Milano & Friends and more at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Lauren Mitchell at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

April 25: The Black Lillies at City Winery, Chicago

April 28: Otis Taylor at SPACE, Evanston

April 29: John Nemeth at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

May 3: Little Walter Tribute w/ Billy Branch & Sons of the Blues, Eddy Clearwater, Jimmy Johnson, Wayne Baker Brooks, Anne Harris, Michael Ledbetter, Matt Skoller, Peaches Staten, Sharon Lewis, Doktu Rhute Muzic, Mary Lane, Lamont Harris, Dan Carelli, Nellie Travis, Mike Wheeler, Jamiah Rogers, Michael Damani, Tomiko Dixon, Odie Payne, Jr., Clement Bashir & more at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

May 11: Samantha Fish at City Winery, Chicago


May 12: Chicago Blues Reunion w/ Harvey Mandel, Barry Goldberg, Nick Gravenites, Sugar Blue, Rob Stone, Rick Reed, Gary Mallaber at Arcada Theater, St. Charles

The Blasters, The Delta Bombers at
City Winery, Chicago

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