CLUBS

CHICAGO

 

Blue Chicago

Neighborhood: River North

Note: Blue Chicago is known for blues women singers.
Open 7 nights a week.

536 N. Clark (at Ohio)

312-661-0100

www.bluechicago.com

 

B.L.U.E.S.

Neighborhood: North Side/Lincoln Park

2519 N. Halsted

773-528-1012

www.chicagobluesbar.com

Buddy Guy’s Legends

Neighborhood: South Loop

Blues Jam: Wed. with Jimmy Burns or Bro. John

700 S. Wabash

312-427-1190

www.buddyguy.com

Chicago Brewhouse (Riverwalk) - NEW!

31 E. Riverwalk, Chicago

(312) 877-5766

chicagobrewhouse.com

City Winery
Neighborhood: West Loop
Note: eclectic lineup, national & local acts
1200 W. Randolph St.
312-733-WINE
www.citywinery.com

Epiphany Center for the Arts

Neighborhood: West Loop

Note: jazz & blues

201 S. Ashland

312-421-4600

https://epiphanychi.com/

House of Blues / Crossroads Stage

Neighborhood: River North

Note: the club is located inside HOB’s restaurant,
next door to the larger concert hall.

329 N. Dearborn

312-923-2000

Crossroads Stage Schedule:

http://www.houseofblues.com/chicago

 

Kingston Mines

Neighborhood: North Side/New Town

Note: two stages

2548 N. Halsted

773-477-4646

www.kingstonmines.com

 

Lagunitas Brewing Co. & Taproom
Neighborhood: Douglas Park
Note: Afternoon blues shows 4:20 pm 
2607 W. 17th St.
773-522-2097
https://lagunitas.com/taproom/chicago/

Mom's Place

Neighborhood: River North

650 N. Dearborn

312-265-0768

https://www.momsplacechicago.com/

 

Motor Row Brewing

Neighborhood: South Side

Note: blues acts on & off

2337 S. Michigan Ave. (by 24th St.)

312-624-8149

http://www.motorrowbrewing.com

Nick's Beer Garden
Neighborhood: Wicker Park
Note: roots bands, blues, R&B, rock
1516 N. Milwaukee
773-252-1155
www.nicksbeergarden.com
 

Old Town School of Folk Music
Neighborhood: North Side
Note: ecclectic, national and local blues acts
4544 N. Lincoln Ave.
773-728-6000
www.oldtownschool.org

 

Reggie’s Music Joint

Neighborhood: South Side

Note: rock club with some blues

2105 S. State

312-949-0120

www.reggieslive.com

 

River Roast

Neighborhood: River North

315 N. LaSalle St.

312-882-0100

http://riverroastchicago.com/#_home

 

Rosa’s Lounge

Neighborhood: NW Side/Logan Square

Blues Jam: Thursdays

3420 W. Armitage

773-342-0452

www.rosaslounge.com

 

Shaw’s Crab House

Neighborhood: Downtown

Note: blues, jazz and more

21 E. Hubbard

312-527-2722

shawscrabhouse

 

Smoke Daddy Wicker Park

Neighborhood: Wicker Park

Note: BBQ joint with rootsy music & blues

1804 W. Division

773-772-6656

www.thesmokedaddy.com

 

Smoke Daddy Wrigleyville

Neighborhood: Wrigleyville

Note: BBQ joint with rootsy music & blues

3636 N. Clark St. (in Zachary Hotel)

773-227-2583

CLICK for website

Taylor Street Tap
Neighborhood: Little Italy
1358 W. Taylor St.
312-455-8255
https://www.taylorstreettap.com/

Untitled
Neighborhood: River North
Note: restaurant/ bar w/ blues, jazz, rockabilly, R&B
111 W. Kinzie
312-880-1511
www.untitledchicago.com

 

Water Hole

Neighborhood: University Village, UIC

Blues Jam: Wednesdays

1400 S. Western Ave.

312-243-7988

website

SUBURBAN

BLUES & MORE (Eclectic Clubs)

We suggest that you call to see what nights they have blues acts. Most of these clubs have a variety of music.

 

Austin Community Tavern - NEW!

81 E 34th St, Steger, IL 60475
(708) 248-6791

Website developing - Visit Facebook page

Beer Geeks

Note: top blues talent on Tuesdays

3030 45th St., Highland, IN

219-513-9795

www.beergeekspub.com

Club Arcada Speakeasy & Showroom

Note: 1920s themed nightclub & restaurant with
local & national blues, jazz, rock, soul acts.

105 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL

630-962-7000

http://clubarcada.com/

Danny’s Pizza

231 Douglas Ave, Elgin

(847) 742-5400

dannyspizzaelgin.com

FitzGerald’s

Neighborhood: Near West suburb

Note: eclectic, rootsy music, local & national acts

6615 Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn, IL

(708) 788-2118

www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com

 

Harlem Avenue Lounge

Neighborhood: Near West suburb

Blues Jam: Thursdays

3701 S. Harlem Ave., Berwyn, IL

(708) 484-3610

www.harlemavenuelounge.com

Hey Nonny
Neighborhood: Northwest suburb
Note: blues, jazz, Americana, bluegrass & more.
National & local acts.
10 S. Vail Ave.
Arlington Heights, IL
www.heynonny.com
224-202-0750

Norton's
Neighborhood: North shore suburb
Note: blues, jazz, soul, R&B, rock
1905 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park, IL
847-432-3287
http://nortons-restaurant.com/

 

S.P.A.C.E.

Neighborhood: Near-North shore suburb

1245 Chicago Ave. (at Dempster), Evanston, IL

847-492-8860

www.evanstonspace.com

The Venue:

21 S. Broadway, Aurora, IL

331-212-8490

https://themusicvenue.org/