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EVENTS: Chicago Blues Guide HOT shows
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Blues Blast Awards 2018

HOT SHOWS 2018
SEPT-OCT
Scroll down for Early Warnings!

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

HOT SHOWS

Sept. 24: Taj Mahal Trio at City Winery, Chicago

Sept. 25: Rev. Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys, Mike Wheeler at House of Blues, Chgo

Big Dog Mercer at Shaw's, Chgo

Sept. 26: Otis Taylor Band at SPACE, Evanston

Studebaker John, Keithen Banks at House of Blues, Chgo

Sept. 27: Luke Pytel Birthday party w/ Ronnie G. at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Laura Rain at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Honey Island Swamp Band at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Rockin' Johnny at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville, Chgo

Original Chicago Blues All Stars at Motor Row Brewery, Chgo

Smiley Tillmon, after work set 5:30 -8:30 p.m., at River Roast, Chgo

Sept. 28: Jackie Rose Band w/ Mark Baier, Earl Rosen, Craig Kaye & Dana Goodman at Jimmy's Charhouse, Elk Grove

Mississippi Heat at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Big James & The Chicago Playboys at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Breezy Rodio, Keithen Banks at House of Blues, Chgo

Lurrie Bell at Rosa's, Chicago

Corey Dennison Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Mike Wheeler Band at Gallagher Way, Wrigley Field, Chicago

Morry Sochat & Special 20s at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

Sept. 28-29: J.W. Williams & the Chi-town Hustlers w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Thornetta Davis, Nora Jean Bruso, Studebaker John at Kingston Mines, Chgo


Sept. 29: Blues Blast Music Awards w/
Jimmy Johnson, Sugar Pie DeSanto, Benny Turner, Karen Lovely w/ Ben Rice, Markey Blue & Ric Latina Project, Bob Corritore, Casey Hensley Band, Shaun Murphy Band, Ivy Ford Band, Heather Newman, Joyann Parker, Ghost Town Blues Band & more at Tebala Center, Rockford

The Record Company at Park West, Chicago

Nick Moss Band w/ Dennis Gruenling at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Demetria Taylor at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

James Armstrong, Robert Fetzer w/ Willie "The Touch" Hayes at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Omar Coleman at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Mike Wheeler at House of Blues, Chgo

Rico McFarland at Rosa's, Chicago

Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

Studebaker John & The Maxwell Street Kings at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Will Tilson & Ellen Miller, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Jimmy Nick Band at House Pub, St. Charles

Sept. 30: Luke Pytel Blues Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Joel DaSilva at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Sonic Soul, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Breezy Rodio at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville, Chgo

Tom Holland at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

EARLY WARNINGS

Oct. 1: Amanda Fish at House of Blues, Chgo

Oct. 2: Bluesday Tuesday w/ Chicago Wind w/ Deitra Farr & Matthew Skoller at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Alastair Greene at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Oct. 3: Alastair Greene at Rosa's, Chicago

Oct. 5: Billy Boy Arnold at Rosa's, Chicago

Larry McCray, Shalini Varghese at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Oct. 5-6: The Big Weekend w/ Southern Avenue, Spafford at House of Blues (upstairs concert hall), Chgo

Oct. 6: Annika Chambers, Erin Coburn at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Oct. 12: Chicago Plays The Stones w/ Ronnie Baker Brooks, Billy Branch, Omar Coleman, Jimmy Burns, John Primer at City Winery, Chicago

Oct. 13: Eric Gales at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Oct. 14: Take Me To The River: New Orleans w/ Dirty Dozen Brass Band, George Porter, Jr., Ivan & Ian Neville, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Lost Bayou Rambler Duo, Terence Higgins, 79rs Gang at The Mac, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn

Subdudes, Beausoleil at Prairie Center for the Arts, Schaumburg

Chicago Blues Hall of Fame Induction, 2 p.m. at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Paul Nelson Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Oct. 16: Billy Gibbons at House of Blues, Chgo

Oct. 18: Chris Thomas King at Hey Nonny, Arlington Hts.

Blues Caravan w/ Mike Zito, Bernard Allison, Ally Venable at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Oct. 19: Lindsay Beaver, Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Oct. 19-21: Logan Center Blues Fest w/ Charlie Musselwhite, Ruthie Foster, Chris Thomas King, John Primer & Steve Bell, Deitra Farr, Leane Faine, Billy Branch, Blues Kids of America, Blues Brunch, poetry & music workshops, book signing, multi-media, lectures & more at University of Chicago.

Oct. 20: Bettye LaVette at SPACE, Evanston

Visit our CLUB listings for more info.

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