World-renowned BLUE CHICAGO has been presenting the best in authentic Chicago Blues in a warm and friendly atmosphere since 1985. Located in the heart of the River North entertainment district near popular hotels and restaurants, Chicagoans and Blues fans from all over the world pack the house nightly.
Chicago Blues is an electric style of Blues music that was primarily developed from the migration of African Americans from the South to the Midwest. Throughout the years BLUE CHICAGO has showcased such Blues legends as Koko Taylor, Bonnie Lee, Karen Carroll, the late Willie Kent, Johnny B Moore, Magic Slim, Eddie Clearwater, Eddie Shaw, the late Buddy Scott, and the late Eddie Lusk, just to name a few.
The high-energy performances presented at BLUE CHICAGO by the talented artists that grace our stage is an experience never to be forgotten. This great music is an important part of our history and to experience this is to celebrate life itself and the musical tradition they carry on.