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THE GUIDE -- Blues Jams
GLT blues radio

CBG’s GUIDE TO CHICAGOLAND’S

BLUES JAMS

Copyright: Jan. 2017, Chicago Blues Guide

 

Sundays

  

Kingston Mines

Neighborhood: North Side/New Town

Note: two stages

Hosts: Linsey Alexander, Claudette Miller

Time: 6 – 8:30 p.m.

2548 N. Halsted, Chicago

Tel: 773-477-4646

www.kingstonmines.com

 

 

Jimmy’s Woodlawn Tap

Neighborhood:  South Side/Hyde Park

Host: Dave Waldman & special guests. Invitation ProJam only.

Time: 4:30 – 8 p.m.

1172 E. 55th St., Chicago

Tel: 773-643-5516

 

Polk Street Pub

Neighborhood: South Loop

Host: Low-reen & The Maxwell St. Blues Band

Time: 5 p.m.

Note: outdoor jam (Spring-Fall)

548 W. Polk St., Chicago

Tel: 312-786-1142

https://www.facebook.com/polkpub/

 

 

Kegler's Sports Bar & Grill

Host: T-Bird Huck Band

Time: 6-10 p.m.

905 Theodore St., Crest Hill, IL

Tel: 815-722-1089

website

 

Mac's on Slade

Neighborhood: NW suburb

Blues Jam: last Sunday each month w/ J.B. Ritchie

117 W. Slade St.

Palatine, IL

www.macsonslade.com

 

Cuzin's

Host: Billy King Band, open mic & blues jam
Cuzin's, Tinley Park
 

Mondays

 

Buddy Guy’s Legends

Neighborhood: South Loop

Hosts: Brother John or Jimmy Burns

Time: 9:30 p.m.

754 S. Wabash, Chicago

312-427-1190

www.buddyguys.com

 

Lizard's Liquid Lounge

Neighborhood: Albany Park

Hosts: Tom Holland & Matthew Skoller

Time: 8 p.m.-midnight

3058 W. Irving Park Rd.

773-463-7599

 website

 

Tuesdays

  

 

The Gallery Cabaret

Neighborhood: Bucktown

Open Blues Jam

Time: 10 p.m.

2020 N. Oakley, Chicago

Tel: 773-489-5471

www.gallerycabaret.com

 

 
Cuda's Bar & Grill
Neighborhood: far north suburb
Host: J.B. Ritchie

  

Wednesdays

 

B.L.U.E.S.

Neighborhood: North Side/Lincoln Park

Hosts: Big Ray & Chicago’s Most Wanted or Rodney Brown & Hot Rod

Time: 9:30 p.m. – 1 a.m.

2519 N. Halsted, Chicago

773-528-1012

www.chicagobluesbar.com

 

 

Water Hole

Neighborhood: University Village, UIC

Host: Low-reen & The Maxwell Street Market Blues Band

1400 S. Western Ave., Chicago

312-243-7988

 

Thursdays 

 

Rosa’s Lounge

Neighborhood: Northwest Side/Logan Square

Hosts: Lil' Ed & more

Time: 9:30 p.m – 2 a.m.

3420 W. Armitage, Chicago

773-342-0452

www.rosaslounge.com

 

 

Harlem Avenue Lounge

Neighborhood: Near West Suburb

Hosts: Alternates

Time: 8:30 p.m.

3701 S. Harlem Ave., Berwyn, IL

708-484-3610

www.harlemavenuelounge.com

 

 

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