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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
JUNE - 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

June 18: Indigenous at City Winery, Chicago

Mike Wheeler Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago


Studebaker John, Joanna Connor at House of Blues

Cash Box Kings, Matt Hendricks at Smoke Daddy (Wrigleyville), Chicago

June 19: Tenry Johns Blues Band w/ Claudette Miller at Blue Chicago, Chicago


June 20: J.W. Williams & The Chi-town Hustlers w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Dave Specter at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

John Primer at Rosa's, Chicago

Scotty & The Bad Boys, Harmonica Hinds at Smoke Daddy (Wrigleyville), Chgo

Mike Wheeler Band at T&JJ's, Maywood


June 21:
Happy Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year!

Funky MojoDaddy at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Jimmy Johnson at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Corey Dennison Band at Rivers Casino, Des Plaines

Marty "Big Dog" Mercer at Evanston Rocks, Evanston

Nick Moss Band, Nigel Mack at House of Blues

Mike Wheeler Band, Mz. Peaches at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Mississippi Heat at Shaw's, Chicago

Blues in the Garden w/ Original Chicago Blues All Stars at Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven/Chess Studios, Chicago


June 22: Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Shemekia Copeland at Gallagher Way at Wrigley Field, Chicago

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

John Primer, Keithen Banks at House of Blues


The Dip at SPACE, Evanston

Doc Malort at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Morry Sochat & Special 20s at Smoke Daddy (Wicker Park), Chicago

Head Honchos at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

June 22-23: Mike Wheeler Blues Band w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Billy Branch & Sons of the Blues, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Carl Weathersby at Rosa's, Chicago


June 23: John Primer at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Biscuit Miller & The Mix, Sonic Soul at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Jimmy Johnson, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Omar Coleman at Beer Geeks, Highland, IN

Corey Dennison Band at House Pub, St. Charles

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

Boogie Stomp at PianoForte, 1335 S. Michigan, Chicago

June 24: Billy Flynn & Friends at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Ivy Ford at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Sweet Diesel Jenkins at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Friends Band w/ Kenny Smith, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Friends Band w/ Kenny Smith Shaw's, Chicago

Willie Buck & Friends at Smoke Daddy (Wrigleyville), Chgo

June 25: Joanna Connor, Nigel Mack at House of Blues



EARLY WARNINGS

June 26: Eric Noden at Shaw's, Chicago

June 27: Little Walter Tribute at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

June 28:

The Blues in Black & White, a photo exhibit of Chicago Blues in the ‘70s-‘80s by noted concert photographer Kirk West runs through June 28 at Willie Dixon’s Blues Heaven/ Chess Studios at 2120 S. Michigan, Chicago. Open Tues-Sat, Noon-4 p.m. Phone: 312-808-1286.


June 29: Mike Zito Band at Beer Geeks, Highland, IN

June 30: Nick Moss Band CD release party at SPACE, Evanston

Danny Baron Band at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

June 30 - July 1: Broad Street Blues & BBQ Fest, Griffith, IN
Fireworks both nights!

Sat: Mojo Morganfield & The Mannish Boyz, Susan Williams Band, Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama, John Primer, Billy Branch & more.

Sun: Smiley Tillmon & Kate Moss, Theo Huff, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials & more.

June 29-30, July 1-3: FitzGerald's American Music Fest. 60 Bands on 3 stages including: Marcia Ball, Nikki Hill, Robbie Fulks w/ Linda Gail Lewis (Jerry Lee's sister) & Red Volkaert, Nick Lowe & Los Straightjackets, Eric Lindell, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Dave Herrero, Band of Heathens, Charlie Parr & much more.

July 1: Marty "Big Dog" Mercer at Frontier Days, Arlington Heights

July 4: Patio Party w/ Rev. Payton's Damn Big Band, Devil in a Woodpile, Al Scorch at City Winery, Chicago

July 5: Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers
at City Winery, Chicago

July 6: Corky Siegel & Chamber Blues w/ Lynne Jordan at City Winery, Chicago

July 7: Eilen Jewel at SPACE, Evanston

July 8: James Hunter Six w/ Jesse Dee at City Winery, Chicago

July 8: Joanna Connor at FitzGerald's,
Berwyn

July 25: Jimmie Vaughan at SPACE, Evanston

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