Chicago Blues Clubs
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Hand Picked Blues Clubs
Buddy Guy’s Legends is owned and operated by the Grammy winning blues legend himself, Buddy Guy. Since its opening in June of ’89, Buddy Guy’s Legends has built a reputation as the premiere blues club in the world. Backed by Mr. Guy’s personal reputation as the crowned king of Chicago’s electric blues scene and his 50+ years in the music business, Legends is distinguished for its innovative scheduling of local, national, and international blues acts.
536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654
BLUE CHICAGO, open since 1985, has a warm and friendly atmosphere. It’s located in the heart of the River North entertainment district near popular hotels and restaurants. With over 1000 4.7 starred Google reviews, folks say it’s a great place to listen to Blues music and have fabulous drinks in a true Blues atmosphere.
7432 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60636
From Facebook Reviews: “If you want to hear some old school and dance music this is the place to be. I’ve enjoyed myself each time I’ve been there and they know how to pour a good cocktail.”
329 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60654
Rock- & blues-themed chain with Southern dishes such as po’ boys & jambalaya, plus live music. House of Blues has 6.6 K 4.5 star Google reviews. From Google reviews: “Always a good time with very good drinks and food, fair prices. Atmosphere is awesome and the entertainment GREAT!”
2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614
Open since 1968, Kingston Mines is a world-famous blues nightclub in Lincoln Park. The club was awarded the Chicago Reader’s 2016 Best Blues Club, Chicago Music Awards 2016 Most Popular Blues Club Award (again!) & 2016 Torch Bearer of Blues in Chicago Award, a Chicago Concierge Favorites Award and a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence.
7401 S South Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60619
Hyde Park blues bar that rocks down-home, South Side tunes. From Google reviews: “Great place for live jazz or blues.”
3420 W Armitage Ave. Chicago IL 60647
Longtime family-owned neighborhood club where both traditional and modern performers sing the blues. From Google reviews: “Great place, great atmosphere, and great music every night!”