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April 17: Tenry Johns Blues Band w/ Claudette Miller at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Funky MojoDaddy at
House of Blues, Chicago

Nigel Mack (acoustic) at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

April 18:
Max Weinberg's Jukebox at City Winery, Chicago

James Hunter 6 at at SPACE, Evanston

Jim Kahr at Rosa's, Chicago

Nigel Mack, Corey Dennison, Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville, Chicago

April 19: Delbert McClinton at City Winery, Chicago

Claudette Miller at  B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Joe Moss Band at House of Blues, Chgo

Dave Specter Band at 210 Live, Highwood

Nick Bell Band at Evanston Rocks, Evanston

April 19-21: BTS Express w/ Shirley Johnson at Blue Chicago, Chicago

April 20: Larry McCray Band, Erin Coburn at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Dave Herrero, Mike Wheeler at House of Blues, Chgo

Linsey Alexander at Mom's Place, Chgo

Smiley Tillmon Band w/ Kate Moss at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Ron Sorin & The Blue Coast Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama at Evanston Rocks, Evanston

April 20-21: Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Joanna Connor, Nora Jean Bruso at Kingston Mines, Chicago

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

April 21: Rev. Payton's Big Damn Band at Reggie's, Chicago

Record Store Day, FREE show w/ Lurrie Bell, 1 p.m., at Bob's Blues & Jazz Mart, Chicago

James Armstrong at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Nicholas Barron, Blue Olives, Mr. Blotto at House of Blues, Chgo

Corey Dennison at Mom's Place, Chgo

Darren Jay & The Delta Souls, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Andrew Diehl & The Nightmen at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Vernon Street Blues Band at House Pub, St. Charles

Susan Williams Band at Cuzin's, Blue Island

Funky MojoDaddy at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

April 22: Tommy Castro & The Painkillers at City Winery, Chicago

Native American Veterans benefit, hosted by Trickster Art Gallery w/ Dawn O'Keefe Williams & The Lucky Dogs, Mark Cleveland, J.B. Ritchie & Buzz Krantz, Nick Bell Band, Danny Baron, The Wind Gypsies, Rob Rosenberg, The Corner Boys, Dean Milano, Chris Minardi, Chuck Jennings, James Costanza, Phil Munton, & more at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Ron Sorin & The Blue Coast Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

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


April 24: Davy Knowles tribute to Rory Gallagher at SPACE, Evanston

Joe Moss Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

April 25: Altered Five at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

April 26: Tom Holland & The Shuffle Kings at 210 Live, Highwood

April 26-27: Keb' Mo' at City Winery, Chicago

April 28: Nick Moss Band CD release party at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

May 3: Albert Castiglia at 210 Live, Highwood


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