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

Kevin Purcell & The Nightburners, 8 p.m. at The Broken Oar, Port Barrington

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

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

July 4: Willie Dixon's Birthday Bash w/ Big Lew & The Crew, 5-8 p.m., at Willie Dixon Blues Heaven Foundation at Chess Studios, 2120 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

July 6: Soulshine (Allmans tribute) w/ Kevin Purcell at 210 Live, Highwood

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

July 11: Morry Sochat & Special 20s at
Hey Nonny, Arlington Heights
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July 14: Corky Siegel & Will Tilson, Arts & Music series outdoors, Long Grove

July 18: John Primer at Hey Nonny, Arlington Heights

Jon Cleary at SPACE, Evanston

July 19: Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

July 21: Tedeschi Trucks Band, Blackberry Smoke, Shovels & Rope at RiverEdge Park, Aurora

Woodstock Folk Festival w/ Scott Ainslie, Anne Hills, The LeftOvers, Windborne, Zoe Mulford, Joe Crookston & more, Woodstock, IL

July 22: James Harman at SPACE, Evanston

July 23: Buddy Guy's Birthday Bash at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

July 25: Duke Tumatoe at Hey Nonny, Arlington Heights

Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band at SPACE, Evanston

July 27: Webb Wilder & The Beatnecks at SPACE, Evanston

July 28: Sonny Landreth at City Winery, Chicago

August 24: Crossroads Blues Fest w/ John Primer w/ Steve Bell, Nick Moss Band w/ Dennis Gruenling, Rev. Raven & The Chainsmokin' Altar Boy w/ Westside Andy, Chris O'Leary, Blues Disciples & more at Lyran Park, Rockford

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