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EVENTS: Chicago Blues Guide HOT shows
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HOT SHOWS 2018
DECEMBER
Scroll down for Early Warnings!

Be sure to check with the venue in case of last minute changes. Visit our CLUB listings for more info.
For a list of Blues Jams click HERE
HOT SHOWS

Dec. 4: Ron Sorin & Blue Coast Band at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Tom Marker's Bluesday Tuesday w/ Guy King at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Dec. 5: John Primer & Steve Bell at Rosa's, Chgo

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

Dec. 6: Cash Box Kings at Hey Nonny, Arlington Heights

Billy Branch & Sons of The Blues w/ Sones de Mexico at DuSable Museum, Chicago. FREE w/ advance registration.

Jimmy Johnson at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Joanna Connor, Vance Kelly at Kingston Mines, Chgo

Dave Specter, 5:30-8:30 p.m., at River Roast, Chgo

Dec. 7: Lucky Peterson at Rosa's, Chgo

Lurrie Bell at  B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Jamiah Rogers, Dylan Salfer at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Dave Herrero at Lagunitas Tap Room, Chgo

Brian Lupo Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Dec. 7-8: Tenry Johns Blues Band w/ Claudette Miller at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials, Joanna Connor at Kingston Mines, Chgo

Dec. 8: Lurrie Bell at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Mike Ledbetter at  B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

James Armstrong, Downtown Charlie Brown at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Billy Branch & Sons of the Blues at  Rosa's, Chgo

Smiley Tilmon Band at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

Susan Williams Band at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Miles Minor Blues Band at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn

Dec. 9: Sheryl Youngblood Blues Band at Blue Chicago, Chicago

Jamiah Rogers at  B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Ivy Ford at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

Jimmy Johnson at Lagunitas Tap Room, Chgo

Ronnie Hicks at  Blues Brunch, at River Roast, Chgo

Mike Ledbetter at Shaw's, Chicago

Donna Herula at Smoke Daddy Wicker Park, Chgo

Dec. 10: Mike Wheeler Band w/ Demetria Taylor at Blue Chicago, Chicago

EARLY WARNINGS

Dec. 11: Luca Chiellini at Shaw's, Chicago

Gerry Hundt at Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville, Chicago

Studebaker John at Harlem Ave. Lounge, Berwyn FREE

Dec. 12: 90th Birthday Party for Jimmy Johnson w/ Dave Specter at SPACE, Evanston

Dec. 13: Lurrie Bell Birthday Party w/ Smilin' Bobby plus Tribute to Eddie C. Campbell at B.L.U.E.S. (on Halsted), Chicago

Brother John Band w/ horns at Cube Night Club, Rivers Casino, Des Plaines

Dec. 14: Covington Groove at Mac's on Slade, Palatine

Dec. 15: Larkin Poe at SPACE, Evanston SOLD OUT

Bob Stroger at Nick's Beer Garden, Chgo

Nelson Street Revival (Peaches, Cathy Richardson, Anne Harris, Ellen Miller) at 210 Live, Highwood

Holiday Blues Party w/ Harry Garner Band at The Uptown, Westmont

Dec. 16: Marty Sammon's Blues Fling/ Benefit for Pca Blue w/ Donald Kinsey, 6 p.m. at VFW 279, 17147 Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park 

Dec. 17-18: Tab Benoit, Whiskey Bayou Revue (Damon Fowler & Eric Johanson) at City Winery, Chicago

Dec. 19: Blues Christmas w/ Toronzo Cannon, Lil' Ed, Lynne Jordan, Matthew Skoller, 6 p.m. FREE at Navy Pier, Chicago FREE!

Dec. 20: Ivy Ford at  Hey Nonny, Arlington Heights

Dec. 22: Ronnie Baker Brooks at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Dec. 26-27: Shemekia Copeland at City Winery, Chicago

Dec. 27: Nick Moss Band at Hey Nonny, Arlington Heights

Dec. 28: John Primer & Billy Boy Arnold at SPACE, Evanston

Dec. 29: Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames at Stage Left/Opera House, Woodstock, IL

Webb Wilder at FitzGerald's, Berwyn

Jan. 3-27: Buddy Guy's annual residency at Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago. Advance tickets needed.

Visit our CLUB listings for more info.

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