Whether you are an invested blues aficionado, or just a blues browser, you'll enjoy B.L.U.E.S. A trip here is a no-risk venture into some reliably good music. And this stands true seven days a week, 365 days a year.A visit to B.L.U.E.S. represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Chicago trip planner to plot your vacation.
B.L.U.E.S. features primarily local artists (e.g. Son Seals, Eddie Shaw, Magic Slim, Eddy Clearwater). The atmosphere is friendly and intimate. Stretching along its right side is a long bar, and along its left side a riser for overflow seating.
Small tables mold parties into intimate groups, fostering a close atmosphere amongst friends and neighbors. The set-up is such that no matter where you sit, you're always in the middle of the action.
Weekends are busy, so if you want to score a barstool, you'll need to arrive early. There is plenty of space on weeknights, though. As a matter of fact, you might find yourself elbow to elbow with your favorite blues artist having a drink on his or her day off.
B.L.U.E.S. has been voted best blues club on Chicago's north side. It offers the assurance of good music in a friendly, intimate environment.
-Kalindi Vora from www.digitalcity.com.
Favorite blues joint in Chicago. Very divey, very intimate, very authentic - just as it should be. They never have a wait, and you typically can negotiate cover. Just come before 10 and if you can avo... more »
During my stay in Chicago, I experienced the best live blues music experience in B.L.U.E.S. Cover charge was $10 and it was full, there were no enough chairs for everyone, but the band and music was g... more »
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