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Buddy Guy's Legends, Chicago

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Nightlife · Blues Bar
Buddy Guy's Legends is a blues club in Chicago, Illinois. It was opened in 1989 by blues musician Buddy Guy who still owns the club and who still makes regular appearances, performing a month of shows each January.
Legends is one of the few blues clubs left in Chicago, a city renowned for its own particular brand of blues. The club has hosted blues greats such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Buddy himself. Legends has developed an international reputation. It was the site for recordings such as Guy's Live at Legends, Junior Wells: Live at Buddy Guy's Legends, and Guy's live set with Junior Wells entitled Last Time Around - Live at Legends.

Each year, Legends hosts the annual Chicago Blues Hall of Fame induction celebration.
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  • I have seen Buddy Guy play several times always a great show. So the next thing was to visit his club Legends. We got there early and rhe artist that was playing, the food and drinks were excellent...  more »
  • Met my brother for his 50th birthday celebration to enjoy some good jazz. Venue is pretty basic, but overall quite nice. Both acts were outstanding, and we got a little impromptu session from the...  more »
  • Get a taste of local talent and food. It’s a nice place to enjoy a night out and have a drink. People there are super nice and the food is really good, specially the corn bread. Drinks are a bit too strong but tasty. The best part of this place has to be the music.
  • Fantastic food and great service! Buddy Guy's offers a really nice atmosphere. Serving size was very generous and the wait staff was fantastic. They seemed to work as a team which was nice to see. The okra was probably my favorite part of the dish.

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