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2017 Blues Photos


2017 Summer Blues Jams @ Polk St. Pub

We will be posting a few new photos each time we go to the jam

New photos added from Oct. 1!


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Photos from 2014 - 2016

DECEMBER

20 @ Navy Pier's Aon Ballroom

A Blues Christmas


NOVEMBER

15 – 19 @ San Miguel de Allende
San Miguel Jazz and Blues Festival


8 @ Rosa's Lounge

FUNDRAISER for The Healing Corner with Tom Holland, Omar Coleman and Brian Lupo


5 @ The McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn

Take Me to the River LIVE with Bobby Rush, Charlie Musselwhite and William Bell


1 @ The Water Hole

BLUES JAM with Low-reen & The Maxwell St. Market Blues Band


OCTOBER

26 @ Motor Row Brewing
John Watkins and the Bell Brothers


13–15 @ University of Chicago

Logan Center Blues Fest

featuring Elvin Bishop, the Anthony Paule Soul Orchestra and much more


8 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

Dave Weld's 65th Birthday Bash


7 @ Horse Thief Hollow
Larry Taylor and the Soul Blues Healers


@ Motor Row Brewing Co.
BLUES JAM  with the Original Chicago Blues Allstars


SEPTEMBER

14 @ Motor Row Brewing Co.

BIRTHDAY BASHES: 

Motor Row Bob and Freddie Dixon


13 @ Motor Row Brewing Co.

Shirley King Celebrates BB King's 92nd Birthday


8 @ Motor Row Brewing Co.

Jeff Dale & The South Woodlawnerswith Jeff Stone and Charlie Love


7 @ Blues Heaven Foundation

Tracee Adams


1-2 @ Coal Dock Park, Port Washington, WI

Paramount Music Fest –  Centennial Celebration


AUGUST

30 @ Navy Pier's Miller Lite Beer Garden

NuBlu Band and Morry Sochat & The Special 20s


25 @ Buddy Guy's Legends
Kenny Neal, Scott Nev, Mike Wheeler


24 @ Blues Heaven Foundation Garden

The Bell Family Dynasty featuring John Watkins


18 & 19 @ Fern Island Park, Wausau, WI

FESTIVAL: Big Bull Falls Blues Festival

DAY 1:  Altered Five, Reverend Raven & The Chain Smokin' Altar Boys, Toronzo Cannon

DAY 2: Moreland & Arbuckle, Mr. Sipp, Mike Zito, Samantha Fish, Tab Benoit


13 @ Harbor's Edge, Waukegan

Harbor's Edge Blues & BBQ Festival

with Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames

Low-reen & The Lazy Dogs

Ivy Ford Band

NuBlu Band 

Mike Wheeler


9 @ Navy Pier's Miller Lite Beer Garden

Jimmy Nick & Don't Tell Mama


3 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

Buddy Guy's 81st Birthday Bash

with a cast of thousands


JULY

27@ College of DuPage's Lakeside Pavilion

Guy King's Little Big Band


24 @ House of Blues

Nick Moss Band


23 @ Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

"Good This Day Only": Signs of Maxwell Street 

with Low-reen and the Maxwell St. Market Blues Band


22 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

Walter Trout

OPENING ACTS: Michael Ledbetter Band, Fruteland Jackson


20 @ Motor Row Brewing

John Watkin's Birthday Bash

featuring the Original Chicago Blues Allstars


19 @ Navy Pier's Miller Lite Beer Garden

Joe Moss Band


16 @ Taste of Westmont

Muddy Waters Tribute


6 @ Ravinia, Highland Park

Buddy Guy and Booker T. Jones


5 @ Navy Pier

Anthony Moser & the Fat Tone Blues Band and Quinn Sullivan


@ FitzGerald's, Berwyn

American Music Festival

with Common Heart, CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band, Marcia Ball Band and Dave Alvin & The Guilty Ones


1 @ Griffith, IN

Blues  & BBQ Fest

with Chakalyte Blues, Smiley Tillmon, Jamiah Rogers, Liz Mandeville & The Blue Points, The Original Chicago Blues Allstars and Eddy Clearwater


JUNE

29 @ Motor Row Brewing

BLUES JAM with the Original Chicago Blues Allstars


29 @ Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation

Willie Dixon's 102nd Birthday Bash with Ramblin' Rose and Guests


15 @ Player's Pub, Bloomington, IN

Jason Ricci and the Bad Kind


12 @ Millennium Park

Otis Taylor Band with Ben Sollee and Kentucky Native

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2017 Chicago Blues Festival

11 @ Millennium Park

Chicago Blues Festival


10 @ Millennium Park

Chicago Blues Festival


9  @ Millennium Park

Chicago Blues Festival


8 @ Blues Heaven Foundation's Garden and Motor Row Brewing

Lamont Harris Band and The Original Chicago Blues Allstars Anniversary Party & Awards Ceremony


2017 Blues Festival Week Events

June 5 - 11

Chicago Wind @ Daley Plaza

 Sam Lay in Bluesland film @ the Chicago Cultural Center

The Blues Doctors @ Motor Row Gallery

AfterFest Party with Rockin' Johnny & Friends @ Reggie's

Rob Stone & Friends @ House of Blues


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8 @ State and Washington

Muddy Waters Mural Dedication


7 @ Chicago Blues Camp

Student Jam


MAY

18 @ Lincoln Hall

North Mississippi Allstars with Danielle Nicole, Reverend Sekou and Alvin Youngblood Hart


17 @ The Water Hole

BLUES JAM with Low-reen and the Maxwell St. Market Blues Band


17 @ City Winery

Wanda Jackson, The Lawrence Peters Outfit


15  @ the Chicago Cultural Center

The Mike Wheeler Band


11 @ City Winery

Samantha Fish and Phillip-Michael  Scales


8  @ the Chicago Cultural Center

Nellie "Tiger" Travis


@ Rosa's Lounge

Blues for Jeffery Labon


4 @ Motor Row Brewing

The Original Chicago Blues Allstars


3 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

Little Walter Birthday Celebration


APRIL

29 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

John Nemeth, Steve Ditzell, Fruteland Jackson


5 @ The Water Hole

BLUES Jam with Low-reen and the Maxwell St. Market Blues Band


4 @ FitzGerald's

Chicago Wind


MARCH

23 @ Motor Row Brewing

The Original Chicago Blues Allstars


19@ Buddy Guy's Legends

Willie Buck


19 @ The Doggie Inn

Taildragger and Friends

Photos courtesy of Lori Lewis


18 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

NuBlu Band Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames


17 @ Smoke Daddy

Rockin' Johnny Band


10 @ Lagunitas Tap Room

John Primer and Steve Bell


7 @ City Winery

Marcia Ball Band


5 @ Village Tavern, Long Grove

Ice Meltin' Festival with Rockin' Johnny Burgin


4 @ The Grand opera house, Oshkosh, WI

Alligator Blues Festival


3 @ Blues Heaven Foundation and Motor Row

Windy City Blues novel debut and afterparty


FEBRUARY

26 @ Harald Viking Lodge, Tinley Park

Marty Sammons' Mardi Gras Fling


26 @ Kelly's Tavern

Dave Weld & The Imperial Flames


18 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

Curtis Salgado and Keithen Banks


15 @ The Water Hole

BLUES JAM

with Low-reen and the Maxwell St. Market Blues Band


12@ Buddy Guy's Legends

Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames


9@ The House of Blues Foundation Cabaret

with Anthony Moser and the Fat Tone Blues Band


3 @ Studio Winery, Lake Geneva, WI

Frank Falduto's Birthday Bash

with special guest Lurrie Bell


2 @ Motor Row Brewing

BLUES JAM with the Original Chicago Blues Allstars


JANUARY

25 @ The Water Hole

LOW-REEN'S BIRTHDAY BASH BLUES JAM 

with Low-reen and the Maxwell St. Market Blues Band


22 @ City Winery

Amy Black and the Muscle Shoals Revue


20 @ Rosa's Lounge

Matthew Skoller Band with Deitra Farr


19 @ Motor Row Brewing

BLUES JAM hosted by the Original Chicago Blues Allstars


10 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

The Screamin' End


9 @ SPACE, Evanston

Barrelhouse Chuck Tribute


8 @ Buddy Guy's Legends

Buddy in Residence with Jamiah Rogers

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