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You can win this fabulous prize package from Rosa's that includes:

  • Four tickets to see a show

  • One Rosa's Lounge t-shirt

  • One blues CD: John Primer Live at Rosa's -Teardrops for Magic Slim

The story of Rosa's Lounge

Rosa's Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage, operates in the hallowed tradition of Chicago blues lounges, family owned and operated by an Italian immigrant Tony Mangiullo who came to Chicago in 1978 after meeting Junior Wells and Buddy Guy in Milan. Tony found the true spirit of the blues at South Side lounges like the legendary Theresa's Lounge.  He opened Rosa's in 1984 as a tribute to those cradles of blues tradition, and named it after his mother, Rosa, who had followed him here to help.

Rosa's family of blues performers ranges the entire spectrum of styles, from traditional legends like David Honeyboy Edwards, Homesick James and Pinetop Perkins to Chicago modernists like Billy Branch, Melvin Taylor and Sugar Blue, and attracts second-generation sons of the blues like Eddie Taylor, Jr. and Lurrie Bell. This is a blues haven that feels like home to both the novice and the seasoned blues fan alike. Rosa’s, a.k.a. "Chicago's Friendliest Blues Lounge," was named "Chicago's best blues club" by the New York Times and also "...a blues mecca for true believers" by Rolling Stone.

“Rosa’s is presently celebrating our 40th Anniversary, and we invite you to share in the festivities,” says owner Tony. Upcoming special events to be announced.

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