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HOT SHOWS 2018
MAY
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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

HOT SHOWS
Paul Nelson
May 6: Paul Nelson Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

May 1: Wayne Baker Brooks Birthday Bash at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

May 3: Albert Castiglia at 210 Live, Highwood. NO COVER

Rollover, Nicholas Barron at House of Blues, Chgo

Friends band w/ Kenny Smith at Shaw's, Chgo

Nick Bell Band at Evanston Rocks, Evanston

May 4: John Primer & Mzz. Reese at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Mike Wheeler Band, The Good The Bad The Blues at  House of Blues, Chgo

Linsey Alexander at Mom's Place, Chicago

Peaches Staten at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Nora Jean Bruso w/ Brian Lupo at Rosa's, Chicago

Lucky Losers at River's Edge, Batavia

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

May 4-5: Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

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

Duke Tumatoe, Vance Kelly at
Kingston Mines, Chicago

May 5: Lucky Losers (Cathy Lemons & Phil Berkowitz), Mike Wheeler at
Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Guy King, Keithen Banks at  House of Blues, Chgo

Kilborn Alley Blues Band at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Jamiah Rogers, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

John Primer at Rosa's, Chicago

Matthew Skoller at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Downtown Charlie Brown at House Pub, St. Charles

Smiley Tillmon Band w/ Kate Moss at Cuzin's, Tinley Park

Giles Corey's Stoned Soul at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

May 6: Paul Nelson Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Nellie "Tiger" Travis at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Tom Holland & The Shuffle Kings, Mike Wheeler Band at  House of Blues, Chgo

8th Annual Crawfish Boil w/ Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames, Le Travaillant, Keith Scott & Tony Mac at Reggie's, Chgo

Blues Jam w/ Danny Baron Band at Jimmy's Charhouse at 5 p.m., Elk Grove, IL

Michael Charles, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Lucky Losers (Cathy Lemons & Phil Berkowitz) at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville, Chgo

Blues Jam w/ Low-reen & The Maxwell Street Market Band w/ Charlie Love at Lake Street Pub at 3 p.m., Roselle

May 7: Mike Wheeler Blues Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Matt Hendricks at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Smiley Tillmon Band w/ Kate Moss at SPACE, Evanston
EARLY WARNINGS

May 8: Studebaker John, Linsey Alexander at  House of Blues, Chgo

Big Dog Mercer at Shaw's, Chgo

Corey Dennison (acoustic) at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

May 9: Nicholas Barron Band at Rosa's, Chicago

May 10: Jamiah Rogers Blues Band at
B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Jimmy Johnson at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Kevin Purcell & The Nightburners at 210 Live, Highwood

Chris Smither at SPACE, Evanston

May 11: Liz Mandeville at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Chicago Blues Angels at Reggie's, Chgo

May 12: Mike Zito Band, Tom Holland & The Shuffle Kings at Brauerhouse, Lombard

May 19: Tinsley Ellis at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

May 19: Billy Branch and Sons of the blues at SPACE, Evanston

May 22: Ana Popovic at City Winery, Chicago

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