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EVENTS: Chicago Blues Guide HOT shows
McHenry Rotary blues fest 2018
John Primer, Dave Weld, Mike Wheeler, Demetria Taylor, Big Dog Mercer, Blooze Bros, John Kattke & more!
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HOT SHOWS 2018
JULY
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
Lance Lopez
July 20:
Lance Lopez, Sonic Soul at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

photo: Alex Solca

July 17: Corey Dennison Band at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Mike Wheeler, Funky MojoDaddy at House of Blues, Chgo

Smilin' Bobby 80th Birthday Party at Phyllis' Musical Inn, Chicago


July 18: Dave Specter at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Corey Dennison, Giles Corey at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Tom Holland & the Shuffle Kings at Smoke Daddy (Wicker Park), Chicago

July 19:
BTS Express w/ Shirley Johnson at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Annika Chambers at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Nick Moss Band, Mississippi Gabe Carter at House of Blues, Chgo

Mississippi Heat at Shaw's, Chgo

Casey James at 210 Live, Highwood

Ivy Ford at Evanston Rocks, Evanston

July 20: Guy King's Little Big Band at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Lance Lopez, Sonic Soul at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Dave Herrero, Mike Wheeler at House of Blues, Chgo

Smiley Tillmon at Smoke Daddy (Wrigleyville), Chicago

Downtown Charlie Brown at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Pistol Pete Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama at Gallagher Way at Wrigley Field, Chicago


July 20-21: Luke Pytel Blues Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Big James & The Chicago Playboys at Kingston Mines, Chicago

July 21: Robert Cray at North Shore Theater, Skokie

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

Jamiah Rogers, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Andrew Diehl & The Nightmen at Smoke Daddy (Wrigleyville), Chicago

Smokey Campbell Project, Chicago Blues Angels Smoke Daddy (Wicker Park), Chicago

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

Corey Dennison Band at House Pub, St. Charles

Joe Moss Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Dave Herrero Band at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo


July 22: Chicago Wind w/ Matt Skoller & Deitra Farr at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Chicago R&B Kings at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

July 23: Brother John Kattke at Smoke Daddy (Wicker Park), Chicago

EARLY WARNINGS

July 24: Jimmie Vaughan, Eddie Taylor, Jr. at SPACE, Evanston

Tail Dragger & The All Stars at The Water Hole, Chicago

July 25: Jimmie Vaughan, Dave Specter at SPACE, Evanston

July 27: Dana Fuchs at SPACE, Evanston

Mavis Staples, Marc Broussard presented by Out of SPACE, Canal Shores Golf Course, Evanston

Sonny Landreth at City Winery, Chicago

Vanessa Collier at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

July 29: Backyard BBQ w/ Billy Flynn, Marty Sammon & more at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

July 31: Buddy Guy's Birthday Bash w/ Mr. Sipp, NuBlu Band, Matt Hendricks at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago
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