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Blue Chicago

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Pure old time Blues

Blue Chicago is a very little place, pretty dark and old. For ten dollars you are going to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ignacio_Pamplona_49
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Pamplona, Spain
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Fantastic Entertainment!

We absolutely loved our night here! The band was incredible and even though the place is crowded... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
HayleyNZ87
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Wellington, New Zealand
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536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7136
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Blue Chicago is a very little place, pretty dark and old. For ten dollars you are going to experience real spirit of blues. My second time, first was on 2013, same feelings, same impressive ambient. A must, in my oppinion.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our night here! The band was incredible and even though the place is crowded and smells musty, it has great character! We got there just after 8:00pm and got a good seat, any time after that and you’d struggle to get a...More

Thank HayleyNZ87
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had a great time at Blue Chicago! Our only mistake was waiting for the last night of our trip to go here. Loved the atmosphere, the generous drinks and most importantly...the music. Shout out to the bar staff...no armatures here!

Thank Shelly D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great performance by local Chicago blues band, Sheryl Youngblood. Club is near the Magnificent Mile. Yes, the space is tiny. No food, just drinks, hard or soft if you like. A modest admission fee yields an entertaining night out. The audience was from around the...More

Thank Paradise593813
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not our 1st time here. We were happy to see that Demitria Taylor was singing. We arrived and luckily found 1 seat at the bar. The band was SO good and played by themselves for a set. People were dancing and the crowd seemed a...More

Thank IowaBell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to listen live blues music. The atmosphere was great and you can see people from all around the world.

Thank Nataliia D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good place to listen to good blues. No food just drinks, like marguerita, Tom Collins and Whisky Sour.

Thank Leandra M
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

There is a $10 cover charge on weekdays and a $12 cover charge on weekends with a two drink minimum. Drinks are from five dollars to seven dollars, very affordable place to watch hear great music. We stopped in twice during our stay in Chicago...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Great venue for Chicago blues. Looking for a fancy, upscale venue? This is not your place. This is more like a favorite neighborhood bar but with wonderful music. Of course, different performers each night but I bet you can’t go wrong. We went on a...More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

This is a small old club that at least on the night we were there had fantastic Blues acts. We got there at 8pm right after they opened. Shows start at 9pm. If you want a seat get there early because the place is small...More

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11 November 2017|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Traveler_Monster about circulation, we got there a few minutes after 8, got seated right away and stayed about 3 hours, drinking and dancing. People do come and go and the place is so small there's no bad... More
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Mike P
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Response from ybhk19 | Reviewed this property |
drinks only; but hey, the main thing here is the blues which is fabulous.
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Llboggs
9 August 2016|
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Response from Brenda S | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about Sundays, but there was a $10.00 entry fee (not a cover) when I was there last month.
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