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

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

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

Keithen Banks at House of Blues

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

Mississippi Heat, Mike Wheeler at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Brother John Kattke at Shaw's, Chgo

Scott Holt Blues Jam at Club Arcada, St. Charles

Big Dog Mercer at Evanston Rocks, Evanston

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

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

Chicago Blues Angels at Reggie's, Chgo

Scott Holt, Leilani Kilgore at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Linsey Alexander at Mom's Place, Chicago

Omar Coleman Band at Rosa's, Chicago

Miles Minor at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Billy Flynn at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Jimmy Nick at House Pub, St. Charles

May 11-12: Luke Pytel Blues Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Nellie "Tiger" Travis Birthday Bash, Nora Jean Bruso, Doktu Rhute Muuzic at Kingston Mines, Chicago


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

Vance Kelly & The Backstreet Blues Band at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Joanna Connor, Zak Day at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Chicago R&B Kings, Keithen at House of Blues

Corey Dennison at Mom's Place, Chicago

Smiley Tillmon, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Mike Wheeler Band at Rosa's, Chicago

Omar Coleman at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Flat Cats at Club Arcada, St. Charles

Scott Holt Blues Jam at Evanston Rocks, Evanston

Howard & The White Boys at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

May 13: Sheryl Youngblood at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Pistol Pete at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Mary Lane at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Peaches Mom's Day Family Fete,  Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Nigel Mack at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Low-reen & The Maxwell Street Market Band w/ Charlie Love at Division St. Tap, Melrose Park

EARLY WARNINGS

May 15: Dennis Jones, Mike Wheeler Band at House of Blues

Studebaker John (acoustic) at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

May 16: Omar Coleman at House of Blues

Charlie Parr at Lincoln Hall, Chicago

Mary Lane at T&JJ's, Maywood

May 17: Skip Towne & The Greyhounds at 210 Live, Highwood

May 18: Tinsley Ellis at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

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

May 20: Squirrel Nut Zippers at City Winery, Chicago

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

May 22: Ana Popovic at City Winery, Chicago

May 25: Eddie Shaw Tribute: Brass in the Blues w/ Vaan Shaw, Bill McFarland, Hank Ford, Michael Peavy, Rodney Brown & The Wolf Gang at Logan Center, University of Chicago

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