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HOT SHOWS 2019
JUNE
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HOT SHOWS

June 1: Joe Moss Band, Reggie King at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

June 3: Lurrie Bell, Louie Zagoras at House of Blues, Chgo

June 4: Wayne Baker Brooks at FitzGerald's, Berwyn. Listen live on WDCB radio 7-8 p.m.

Chicago Wind Blues Band w/ Matt Skoller & Deitra Farr at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Guy King at House of Blues, Chgo

Rockin' Johnny at Shaw's, Chgo

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

June 5: Dave Herrero, Windy City Rev-Ups at House of Blues, Chgo

Corey Dennison, Mike Wheeler at Kingston Mines, Chgo

Lurrie Bell & Dan Carelli (acoustic) at
Rosa's, Chicago

Matt Hendricks at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville

Delmark Blues Jam w/ Dave Specter, Jimmy Johnson & Demetria Taylor at Riverside Studios,  Chicago
Listen live on WDCB radio 6-7 pm

June 6: WXRT radio Bluesbreakers live broadcast w/ hosts Tom Marker & Shemekia Copeland. Free live show at 6:30 p.m. w/ Buddy Guy, Kinsey Report & Cash Box Kings at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

The Art of Blues Piano: Erwin Helfer, 12-1 p.m. at Piano Forte Studios, Chicago. Free & open to the public. Listen live WDCB radio 12-1 p.m.

Blues & Brews Fundraiser for Hope Learning Academy w/ Mary Lane & The No Static Blues Band, Joseph Mojo Morganfield & the Mannish Boyz, Michael Damani, 6 pm at The Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St, Chicago

Mike Wheeler Band, 9:30 p.m. at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues w/ Lynne Jordan & Toronzo Cannon at City Winery, Chicago

J.W. Williams & the Chi-town Hustlers at B.L.U.E.S (on Halsted), Chicago

Joanna Connor, Vance Kelly at Kingston Mines, Chgo

Original Chicago Blues All-Stars at Motor Row Brewing, Chicago

All-Star Harmonica Blast w/ Rob Stone, Omar Coleman, Martin Lang, Oscar Wilson & Joe Nosek (from Cash Box Kings), Mark Wydra, Willie "The Touch" Hayes, Brad Hayman & surprise guests, 8 p.m. at Reggie's, Chgo

Dave Herrero & Anne Harris, 5:30-8:30 pm, at River Roast, Chgo

Willie Buck blues jam at Rosa's, Chicago

Rockin' Johnny at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

Friends Band w/ Kenny "Beedy Eyes" Smith at Shaw's, Chgo

June 6-7: Corey Dennison at Mom's Place, Chgo


June 7: Guy King, Chris Cain, Corey Dennison, Randy Johnson, Harmonica Hinds & more at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Rico McFarland at B.L.U.E.S (on Halsted), Chicago

Doc Payne & The Payne Relief Blues Band at Motor Row Brewing, Chicago

Chicago Blues Super Session w/ Lurrie Bell, Billy Flynn, Deitra Farr, Bob Stroger, Brother John Kattke, Melvin Smith, Dave Sims, Omar Coleman, 9 p.m. at Reggie's, Chgo

Liz Mandeville & The Blue Points Review w/ Big Dez (from Paris), Lance Cameron & special guests, 9 pm at Tattler American Legion Post, 4355 N. Western Ave., Chicago

John Primer & The Real Deal at Rosa's, Chicago

Rob Stone at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

37th Street Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation at Chess Studios w/ Melvin Taylor ($25), 2120 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

June 7-8: Sheryl Youngblood Blues Band at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Joanna Connor, Larry McCray, Nora Jean Bruso at Kingston Mines, Chgo


June 7-9: Chicago Blues Fest at Millennium Park, Chicago

June 8: Super Chikan, Lurrie Bell, Sonia Astacio, Terrell Carter, Luca Kiella at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Carl Weathersby at B.L.U.E.S (on Halsted), Chicago

Mike Wheeler, John Primer at House of Blues, Chgo

Morry Sochat Review at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Smiley Tillmon, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Rico McFarland at Rosa's, Chicago

Billy Flynn at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

Toronzo Cannon at Untitled, Chgo

Joe Moss Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation at Chess Studios w/ Cash Box Kings ($25), 2120 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago


June 9: BTS Express w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

John Primer, Smiley Tillmon w/ Kate Moss, Jamiah Rogers, Breezy Rodio at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Corey Dennison, Nigel Mack at House of Blues, Chgo

Jimmy Johnson at  Lagunitas Tap Room, Chgo

Blues Projam Series w/ Jimmy Johnson, Billy Flynn, Dave Sims, Bro. John Kattke, Dave Katzman, Mevin Smith at Reggie's, Chgo

Jamiah Rogers, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Melody Angel at Rosa's, Chicago

Rockin' Johnny & Quique Gomez Band at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville

Rob Stone at Shaw's, Chgo

June 10: Joanna Connor, Joe Marcinek Band at House of Blues, Chgo

Billy Flynn at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

Matt Hendricks at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville

June 11: Chicago R&B Kings at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Guy King at House of Blues, Chgo


Studebaker John at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

June 12: Rhythm Rockets at Untitled, Chgo

June 13: Omar Coleman at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville

June 14-15: Blues on the Fox Festival w/ Taj Mahal, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Coco Montoya, Ronnie Baker Brooks, Ana Popovic, Jamiah Rogers at RiverEdge Park, Aurora, IL

June 17: Dave Specter & Tad Robinson at SPACE, Evanston

June 16: Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

June 17:
Dave Specter & Tad Robinson at SPACE, Evanston

June 18: Bridget Kelly at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

June 20: James Hunter 6 w/ Paul Cebar at City Winery, Chicago

New Orleans Beau at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago


June 21: Jeff Dale & The South Woodlawners, 7:30 p.m., at O'Neil's on Wells, Chicago

June 22: Jeff Dale & The South Woodlawners CD release party w/ Jeff Stone & Charlie Love, 8:30 p.m., at Motor Row Brewing, Chicago

Wayne Baker Brooks, Chuck A Luck at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Bernard Fowler, Tim Ries & special guests, dual CD release party at Martyr's, Chicago


Jeff Dale & The South Woodlawners, Blues Brunch, 12-3 p.m., at River Roast, Chgo

June 25: Ron Sorin & Blue Coast Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

June 27: Ivy Ford Band at Hey Nonny, Arlington Heights

June 28: Annie Mack, Lori Ann & The 51st Street Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

June 28-30: Corey Dennison Band, Samantha Fish, Billy Branch, John Primer, Funky MojoDaddy, Liz Mandeville, Susan Williams Band, Mojo Morganfield & The Mannish Boyz, Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama, Smiley Tillmon, Keith Jackson & more, FREE, Broad Street Blues Fest, Griffith, IN

June 29: Jimmie Vaughan at Arcada Theater, St. Charles

Toronzo Cannon at SPACE, Evanston


June 30: Paul Nelson at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago
Early Warnings

July 2: Cash Box Kings, FitzGerald's, Berwyn. Listen live on WDCB radio 7-8 p.m.

July 3-6: American Music Festival, FitzGerald's, Berwyn.



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