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HOT SHOWS 2018
JANUARY-FEBRUARY
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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

Dixon & Allman by Kirk West
Feb.10: The Blues in Black and White: Kirk West book signing and photo exhibit w/ show by John Primer, 4-8 p.m. at Blues Heaven/ Chess Studios, 2120 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago

photo: Willie Dixon & Greg Allman by Kirk West
 

Jan. 17: Davina & The Vagabonds at City Winery, Chgo

Sheryl Youngblood at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Jan. 18: Kinsey Report at SPACE, Evanston

BTS Express w/ Shirley Johnson at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Linsey Alexander at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Nick Moss Band, Breezy Rodio at House of Blues, Chicago


Jan. 19: Morry Sochat & Special 20s at 210 Restaurant, Highwood

Lurrie Bell at Rosa's, Chicago

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

Nick Bell Band at Mac's on Slade, Palatine


Jan. 19-20: Big Head Todd & The Monsters w/ Luther Dickenson at The Vic, Chicago

Nellie "Tiger" Travis at
Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Chicago Blues All-Stars, Nora Jean Bruso, Studebaker John at Kingston Mines, Chicago


Jan. 20: Kraig Kenning at Arlington Ale House, Arlington Hts.

Mike Wheeler Band, Chicago R&B Kings at House of Blues, Chicago

Dave Herrero, Blues Brunch at
River Roast, Chicago

Carl Weathersby at Rosa's, Chicago

Andrew Diehl & The Nightmen at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

J.B. Ritchie Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Smiley Tillmon & Kate Moss at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Street Corner Blue at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Corey Dennison Band at House Pub, St. Charles


Jan. 21: Tribute to Chess Records w/ Little Charlie Baty & Nick Moss Band at
210 Restaurant, Highwood

Michael Ledbetter at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Darren Jay, Blues Brunch at
River Roast, Chicago


Jan. 22: Mike Wheeler Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Jan. 23: Tenry Johns Blues Band w/ Claudette Miller at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Jan. 24: Omar Coleman at  Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Paul Kaye at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Jan. 25: Joanna Connor, Joe Marcinek at House of Blues, Chicago

Mike Wheeler Band, Nellie Travis at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Original Chicago Blues All Stars at Motor Row Brewing, Chicago

Omar Coleman at 210 Restaurant, Highwood

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


Jan. 26: Corey Dennison at House of Blues, Chicago

Will Jacobs at Rosa's, Chicago

Howard & The White Boys at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Dave Specter at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama at House Pub, St. Charles


Jan. 26-27: Sheryl Youngblood at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Joanna Connor, Nora Jean Bruso at Kingston Mines, Chicago


Jan. 27: Amy Helm (Levon's daughter) at SPACE, Evanston

Peaches Staten, Blues Brunch at
River Roast, Chicago

Mary Lane at Rosa's, Chicago

Ron Sorin & Blue Coast Band at Smoke Daddy, Chgo


Nigel Mack & Blues Attack at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

High Hat Second Line (from New Orleans) at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo


Jan. 28: Luke Pytel Blues Band w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

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

Tom Holland Duo at House of Blues, Chicago

Nigel Mack at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Blues Jam w/ J.B. Ritchie Band at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Jan. 29: Joanna Connor at House of Blues, Chicago


Jan. 30: Morry Sochat & Special 20s at  Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Kenny Kinsey & Ryan Frahm at House of Blues, Chicago

Joe Filisko's Harmonica Party at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn


Jan. 31: Tinsley Ellis at SPACE, Evanston

J.W. Williams & the Chi-town Hustlers w/ Claudette Miller at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Blues Women Jam at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Jamiah Rogers at  Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

FEBRUARY

Feb. 1,2,3: BTS Express w/ Shirley Johnson at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Feb. 1: J.W. Williams & The Chi-town Husters at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Feb. 2: Cash Box Kings, Kent Burnside at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Rico McFarland Band w/ Jimmy Johnson at Rosa's, Chicago


Feb. 2-3: John Primer & The Real Deal at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Joanna Connor, Big James & The Chicago Playboys at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Feb. 3: Mavis Staples, The Congregation at The Vic, Chicago

Billy Branch & Sons of the Blues, Alex Wilson at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Mike Wheeler Band at Rosa's, Chicago

Wall of Denial (Stevie Ray Tribute) at
Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Feb. 4: Chicago Wind at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Feb. 6: Dave Specter Band w/ Jimmy Johnson at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Feb. 8: Steepwater Band at 210 Restaurant, Highwood

Feb. 9: Zydeco Voodoo Mardi Gras Bash at 210 Restaurant, Highwood

Louisiana Al, Planetary Blues at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Giles Corey's Stoned Soul at Rosa's, Chicago


Feb. 9-10: John Primer w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Duke Tumato, Nora Jean Bruso, Doktu Rhute Muuzic at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Feb.10: The Blues in Black and White: Kirk West book signing and photo exhibit w/ show by John Primer, 4-8 p.m. at Blues Heaven/ Chess Studios, 2120 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago

Charlie Love & The Silky Smooth Blues Band w/ Jeff Stone at Mac's on Slade, Palatine


NuBlue Band w/ Carlise Guy at Evanston Rocks, Evanston

Vino Louden, J.B. Ritchie at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Billy Branch and Sons of the Blues at Rosa's, Chicago

Mojo & The Bayou Gypsies Mardi Gras "Fun-raiser" w/ food, drink, beads, silent auction at The Mac, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn


Feb. 11:
The Blues in Black and White:
Kirk West
book signing and photo exhibit, 12-4 p.m. at Blues Heaven/ Chess Studios, 2120 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago

Ivy Ford at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Feb. 12: Lurrie Bell at SPACE, Evanston


Feb. 13: WDCB Fat Tuesday Party w/ Petra's Recession 7 at 210 Restaurant, Highwood

Fat Tuesday w/ Nelson Street Revival at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Jorma Kaukonen at SPACE, Evanston


Feb. 16: John Primer at The Promontory, Chicago

Cash Box Kings at The California Clipper, Chicago

Feb. 17: Ronnie Baker Brooks at SPACE, Evanston

Dunn Dunn Fest w/ Toronzo Cannon & much more at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Feb. 22: Ruthie Foster at SPACE, Evanston

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