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Paramount Blues Fest 2017
Eddy Clearwater, Shemekia Copeland, Billy Branch, Davy Knowles, John Primer, Billy Flynn, Sam Lay, Corky Siegel & more!
Crossroads Blues Fest Rockford 2017
Peoria Blues & Heritage Fest 2017

HOT SHOWS 2017
AUGUST
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Be sure to check with the venue in case of last minute changes. Visit our CLUB listings for more info.
For a list of Blues Jams click HERE

FESTIVALS

Aug. 26: Crossroads Blues Festival w/ Kinsey Report, Doug Demming, The Jimmys, Corey Dennison, Ivy Ford & more at Lyran Park, Rockford

Sept. 1-2: Paramount Blues Festival w/ Eddy Clearwater, Shemekia Copeland, Billy Branch, Davy Knowles, John Primer, Billy Flynn, Sam Lay, Corky Siegel & more at Port Washington, WI

Peoria Blues & Heritage Festival w/ Dr. John, John Mayall, Jon Butler Trio, Southern Avenue, Walter Trout, Rebirth Brass Band, Tinsley Ellis & more at Peoria, IL

Sept. 9: Maxwell Street Blues Fest w/ Kinsey Report, Corey Dennison Band, Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Studebaker John, Brother Jacob,  Chicago
HOT SHOWS
Charlie MusselwhiteAug. 25: Charlie Musselwhite at SPACE, Evanston



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Aug. 22: Smiley Tillmon w/ Kate Moss at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

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

Aug. 23: Russ Green Band at Rosa's, Chicago

Wayne Baker Brooks, Melody Angel at Navy Pier Beer Garden, Chgo

J.W. Williams Band w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Saxophone Summit w/ Rodney Brown & Eddie Shaw at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Aug. 24: BTS Express w/ Shirley Johnson at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Breezy Rodio at  Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Guy King, Soul 2 The Bone at House of Blues, Chicago

Mike Wheeler, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Original Chicago Blues All Stars at Motor Row Brewing, Chgo

Devil in a Woodpile (Joel Paterson, Rick Sherry, Beau Sample) at The Hideout, Chicago

Erwin Helfer at Barrelhouse Flat, 9-midnight, Chicago

Bell Dynasty w/ John Watkins at Blues Heaven/Chess Studios, 2120 S. Michigan, Chicago

Aug. 25: Charlie Musselwhite at SPACE, Evanston

Eric Gales, Velvet Jimis at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Kenny Neal, Scott Nev at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Big James & The Chicago Playboys, Nora Jean Bruso at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Electric Swamp Band at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Joe Moss Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Corey Dennison Band at House Pub, St. Charles

Aug. 25-26: Nellie "Tiger" Travis at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Jimmy Burns Band at Rosa's, Chicago

Aug. 26: Mike Wheeler Band at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Larry McCray, Luke Pytel at  Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Blues Brunch w/ Mike Wheeler 11 a.m.,  Mississippi Gabe Carter & Jeff Stone 6:30 p.m., Chicago R&B Kings 9 p.m. at House of Blues, Chicago

Big James & The Chicago Playboys w/ Doktu Rhute Muuzic at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Jimmy Burns, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chicago

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

Covington Groove at House Pub, St. Charles

Aug. 27: Chicago Wind Blues Band at
Blue Chicago, Chicago

Annual Backyard BBQ at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Willie Buck at  Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Aug. 28: Guy King at SPACE, Evanston

Mike Wheeler Blues Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Aug. 29: Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Joe Filisko Harmonica Party at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn
Early Warnings!!

Sept. 5: Billy Flynn & Dave Specter at SPACE, Evanston

John Primer at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Sept. 7: Robert Randolph & The Family Band at SPACE, Evanston

Sept. 8: Jeff Dale & The South Woodlawners w/Charlie Love & Jeff Stone at
Motor Row Brewing, Chgo

Sept. 9: Ronnie Baker Brooks at City Winery, Chicago

Sept 14: Ruthie Foster at City Winery, Chgo

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