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HOT SHOWS 2017
JULY
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Be sure to check with the venue in case of last minute changes. Visit our CLUB listings for more info.
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FESTIVALS

July 16: Muddy Waters Blues Jam, Muddy Waters Tribute w/ Willie Buck, Maurice John Vaughn, Mike Wheeler, Omar Coleman, Tom Holland, Marty "Big Dog" Mercer, Kate Moss, Larry Williams, Joe Morganfield, Rick Kreher, Jeff Stone and more, 1-5 pm at Taste of Westmont, Westmont, IL

HOT SHOWS

John Primer
July 14:
John Primer at Beverly Arts Center, Chicago

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July 10: Blues Jam w/ Tom Holland & Matthew Skoller at Lizard's Liquid Lounge, Chicago

Mike Wheeler Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

July 11: Bluesday Tuesday w/ Toronzo Cannon at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Louis Prima, Jr. & The Witnesses at City Winery, Chicago

Morry Sochat & Special 20s at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Mike Wheeler, Joe Marcinek at House of Blues, Chicago


July 12: J.W. Williams & The Chi-town Hustlers w/ Laretha Weathersby at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Dave Specter Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Indiara Sfair w/ Harry Hmura Trio at Rosa's, Chicago

Brother John Kattke, Melody Angel at

Navy Pier Beer Garden, Chicago

July 13: Corey Dennison's Birthday Bash at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Mike Wheeler, Mississippi Heat at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Joanna Connor at House of Blues, Chicago

Dave Herrero at Blues Heaven/Chess Studios, 2120 S. Michigan, Chicago

Devil in a Woodpile (Joel Paterson, Rick Sherry, Beau Sample) at The Hideout, Chicago


July 14: Fernando Jones & My Band w/ Blues Kids at Wire, Berwyn

John Primer at Beverly Arts Center, Chicago

Mississippi Heat at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

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

Mike Wheeler Band, Nicholas Barron at House of Blues, Chicago

Billy Branch & Sons of the Blues, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Lurrie Bell at Rosa's, Chicago

Studebaker John & The Hawks at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Dave Specter Band at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo


July 14-15: Chicago Wind Blues Band at Blue Chicago, Chicago

July 15: Carlos Johnson at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Cash Box Kings CD release party at
Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Nigel Mack, Keithen Banks House of Blues, Chicago

Billy Branch & Sons of the Blues, Vance Kelly at Kingston Mines, Chicago

Carl Weathersby at Rosa's, Chicago

Jimmy Johnson, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chicago

Andrew Diehl & The Nightmen at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Smiley Tillmon Band w/ Kate Moss at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Danny Baron Band at Tap House Grill, Des Plaines

Mike Wheeler Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn


July 16: Fabulous Thunderbirds at SPACE, Evanston

Sheryl Youngblood at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Ronnie Hicks & Masheen Co. at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Mike Wheeler, Studebaker John at House of Blues, Chicago

Nigel Mack at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

The Friends Band w/ Kenny Smith, Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chicago

Blues Jam w/ Low-reen & The Maxwell Street Blues Band, 5 p.m. at Polk Street Pub, Chicago

July 17: Joanna Connor, Breezy Rodio at House of Blues, Chicago

Matt Hendricks at Smoke Daddy, Chgo

Corey Dennison, J.W. Williams & The Chi-town Hustlers at Kingston Mines, Chicago


Early Warnings!!!

July 18: Tommy Castro & The Painkillers at City Winery, Chicago

Joel DaSilva at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago


July 19: Mary Bridget Davies at SPACE, Evanston

Joe Moss, Rob Blaine at Navy Pier Beer Garden, Chicago


July 20: Ghost Town Blues Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

July 21: Liz Mandeville Trio at Smoke Daddy, Chgo


July 21-22: Walter Trout at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

July 27: WDCB Summer Series w/ Guy King Little Big Band, Tribute to Ray Charles & B.B. King, 7:30 p.m. at College of DuPage's Lakeside Pavillion, Glen Ellyn FREE


July 28: Chris Smither at City Winery, Chicago

July 31: Cash Box Kings at City Winery, Chicago
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