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March 26: Mike Wheeler Blues Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

March 27: Carolyn Wonderland at SPACE, Evanston

Eric Noden at Shaw's, Chicago

Dave Specter, Jimmy Johnson at House of Blues, Chgo

March 28: Funky MojoDaddy at House of Blues, Chgo

Bailey Dee & The Flat Cats at Alhambra Palace, Chicago

March 29: The Friends Band w/ Kenny Smith at Shaw's, Chicago

BTS Express Blues Band w/ Shirley Johnson at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Mike Wheeler Band, Nora Jean Bruso at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Bailey Dee at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Biscuit & The Mix at Beer Geeks, Highland, IN

Breezy Rodio, Keithen Banks at House of Blues, Chgo

Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama at Club Arcada Speakeasy, St. Charles

March 30: Mike Wheeler Band at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Dave Specter Band at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Mojo 49 at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

J.B. Ritchie Band at
Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Harlem House Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Nick Bell Band at Club Arcada Speakeasy, St. Charles

Danny Baron Band, 7:30-11 p.m. at Jimmy's Charhouse, Elk Grove

March 30-31: Tenry Johns Blues Band w/ Claudette Miller at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

March 31: Shemekia Copeland at SPACE, Evanston

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

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

Studebaker John & The Hawks at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Buddy Guy, Ronnie Baker Brooks at Rialto Square Theater, Joliet

J.B. Ritchie Band, Nick Bell Band, Sammy Ray & Texas Flood at Reggie's, Chicago

Big James & The Chicago Playboys at Rosa's, Chicago

Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Morry Sochat & Special 20s at Bluetopia, 1239 W. Lake St., Chicago

The Mastersons at Old Town School, Chicago

The Kingsnakes at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

April 1: Mississippi Heat at House of Blues, Chgo

April 2: Chicago Wind w/ Deitra Farr & Matthew Skoller at SPACE, Evanston

Guy King at House of Blues, Chgo

April 3: Tom Marker's Bluesday Tuesday w/ Corey Dennison Band at FitzGerald's, Berwyn


April 5: Mud Morganfield CD party at

SPACE, Evanston

April 6: Cash Box Kings play bluesSHOUT dance competititon at Salvage One, 1840 W. Hubbard, Chicago

April 7: Rock for Peace charity benefit w/ Ronnie Baker Brooks at Gorton Center, Lake Forest

14th Annual Chi-town Blues Fest: Bobby Rush, Latimore, Willie Clayton,  Nellie "Tiger" Travis, Calvin Richardson, Pokey Bear at Arie Crown Theater, Chicago

April 8: Jump 'N The Saddle Band at 210 Live, Highwood

April 11: Davina & The Vagabonds at SPACE, Evanston

April 14: Benny Turner w/ Rob Stone, Jellybean Alexander, Prof. Louie & special guests at Rosa's, Chicago

Axpona presents Delmark night w/ Jimmy Johnson, Demetria Taylor, Corey Dennison Band at Renaissance Hotel, Schaumburg

Walter Trout, Nick Bell at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

April 15: Cash Box Kings, The Jimmys at SPACE, Evanston

Sopro Music All Star Blues Revue w/ Doug Lee, Chainsaw Dupont, Eddie Neese, Billy King, Deb Seitz, The Chicago Horns & more at Pheasant Run Theater, St. Charles

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

James Hunter 6 at at SPACE, Evanston

April 19: Delbert McClinton at City Winery, Chicago

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, 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

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

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


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