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Popa Chubby by Dianne
April 8: Popa Chubby w/ Nick Bell at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

photo: Dianne Bruce Dunklau

April 4:
Tom Marker's Bluesday Tuesday w/ Chicago Wind (Matthew Skoller, Deitra Farr, Eddie Taylor, Jr., Felton Cruz, Johnny Iguana, Marc Wilson) at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

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

Mike Wheeler, Funky MojoDaddy at  House of Blues, Chicago

April 5: Smiley Tillmon, Keithen Banks at House of Blues, Chicago

J.W. Williams & The Chi-town Hustlers w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Corey Dennison Band, Giles Corey at
Kingston Mines, Chicago


April 6: Erwin Helfer at Barrelhouse Flat, Chicago. 9 -12 mid.

Jimmy Johnson at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

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

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

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

Nigel Mack at Smoke Daddy, Chgo


April 7: Ronnie Baker Brooks at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Nora Jean Bruso, Melody Angel at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Dave Herrero at House of Blues, Chicago

Sharon Lewis at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo


Rosie & The Rivets at Club Arcada, St. Charles

Scott Tipping Syndicate at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

April 7-8: J.W. Williams & The Chi-town Hustlers w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

John Primer & The Real Deal Blues Band at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Mike Wheeler Band at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials at Rosa's, Chicago


April 8: Popa Chubby w/ Nick Bell at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues at Elgin Community College, Elgin

Charlie Hunter at SPACE, Evanston

Chicago R&B Kings at House of Blues, Chicago

Super Percy at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Nigel Mack & Blues Attack at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Dave Herrero, Blues Brunch at River Roast, Chicago

Downtown Charlie Brown Band at Miss Kitty's Saloon, Naperville

April 9: Nellie "Tiger" Travis at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Pistol Pete at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago


Guy King, Breezy Rodio at House of Blues, Chicago

Sonic Soul, Blues Brunch at River Roast, Chicago

Omar Coleman at Shaw's, Chgo
EARLY WARNINGS

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

Matthew Skoller & Billy Flynn at SPACE, Evanston

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

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

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

May 4: 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 12: Chicago Blues Reunion w/ Harvey Mandel, Barry Goldberg, Nick Gravenites, Rob Stone, Rick Reed, Gary Mallaber at Arcada Theater, St. Charles

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