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Oct. 25: Charlie Love & The Silky Smooth Blues Band w/ Jeff Stone at O'Neil's on Wells, Chicago

The Weight (tribute to The Band) at City Winery, Chgo

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

Chicago R&B Kings at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Oct. 26:  Eric Lindell w/ Anson Funderburg & Sam Ravenna at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

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

John Primer, Mike Wheeler at House of Blues, Chgo

Tom Holland at Lagunitas Tap Room, Chicago

Oct. 26-27: BTS Express w/ Shirley Johnson at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Nora Jean Bruso, Duke Tumatoe, Doktu Rhute Muuzic at Kingston Mines, Chgo

Carl Weathersy at Rosa's, Chgo

Oct. 27: C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band at Hey Nonny, Arlington Hts.

Jimmy Johnson birthday bash at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

NuBlu Band, Al Spears & Hurricane Project at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Chicago R&B Kings, Breezy Rodio at House of Blues, Chgo

Mike Wheeler Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Oct. 28: Eric Lindell w/ Anson Funderburgh & Sam Ravenna at SPACE, Evanston

Chicago Wind w/ Matthew Skoller & Deitra Farr at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Billy Flynn & Friends at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Joe Moss Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Funky MojoDaddy, Joanna Connor at House of Blues, Chgo

Jimmy Johnson at Lagunitas Tap Room, Chicago

 Oct. 29: Mike Wheeler Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Oct. 30: Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, plus Bruce Iglauer book signing  at SPACE, Evanston

Oct. 31: Blues Benefit to Heal Chicago w/ Omar Coleman, Harry Hmura, Jackie Rose, Matt Cartwright, Joey Dee & more at Rosa's, Chgo

Jimmy Johnson at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Nov. 2: Anthony Gomes at Brauerhouse, Lombard

Nov. 3: Nikki Hill at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Chicago Cigar Box Fest w/ Mississippi Gabe Carter & Jeff Stone, Glenn Kaiser, Johnny LoweBow, One Hand Dan, John Nickel, A.J Gaither, Sid Yiddish & more at Friendly Tap, Berwyn

Kevin Purcell & The Root Doctors at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Nov. 6: Cash Box Kings at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Nov. 7: Kenny Wayne Shepherd at Arcada Theater, St. Charles

Nov. 10: Lurrie Bell at Johnny's Blitz Sports Bar, Westmont

Native Heritage Month Celebration w/ Dawn O'Keefe Williams & The Lucky Dogs, Mark Cleveland, Gabriel Ayala, native dancers & more at Trickster Art Gallery, Schaumburg FREE!

Nov. 11: Booker T. Jones at SPACE, Evanston

Ivan Neville at Blue Nocturne, Chicago

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