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Lauren Mitchell
April 23: Lauren Mitchell at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

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

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

Joanna Connor, Sheryl Youngblood at House of Blues, Chicago

April 18: Luke Pytel Blues Band w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

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

Breezy Rodio at Shaw's, Chgo

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

Rockin' Johnny at
Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

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

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

Mississippi Heat at Shaw's, Chgo

Marty "Big Dog" Mercer at Club Arcada, St. Charles


April 21: Liz Mandeville Trio at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Preston Shannon, J.B. Ritchie at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Guy King, The Good, The Bad & The Blues at House of Blues, Chicago

Lurrie Bell at Rosa's, Chicago

Mike Wheeler Band at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Studebaker John & The Hawks at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Rosie & The Rivets at Peggy Kinnane's, Arlington Hts.


Dawn O'Keefe Williams & The Lucky Dogs w/ Mark Cleveland at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Pat Smillie at 2 Twenty 2 Tavern, Chicago

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

April 21-22: Tenry Johns Blues Band w/ Claudette Miller at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

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

Mike Wheeler Band, Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Chicago Slim & Friends, Chicago Blues All-Stars at House of Blues, Chicago

Matthew Skoller Band w/ Deitra Farr at Rosa's, Chicago

Mississippi Heat at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Omar Coleman Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn


Earth Day/ Recycling event w/ live music by Donna Herula & Tony Nardiello, Dave Glynn (Empty Can Band) & more at Glen Ellyn Library, Glen Ellyn. 9 am - 1 pm. FREE

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

Nellie "Tiger" Travis at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Pat Smillie, Blues Brunch at River Roast, Chicago

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble at City Winery, Chgo


April 24: Soul Spectacular w/ Felonius Munk (emcee), Renaldo Domino, Sam Trump, Rashawn Nadine Scott, Billy Bungeroth, 10-piece band & more at City Winery, Chgo

Joanna Connor, Joe Marcinek at House of Blues, Chicago

April 25: The Black Lillies at City Winery, Chicago

EARLY WARNINGS

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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