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Kingston Mines

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Address: 2548 N. Halsted Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: 773 477 4646
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7:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun 6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Mon - Thu 8:00 pm - 4:00 am
Fri 7:00 pm - 4:00 am
Sat 7:00 pm - 5:00 am
Activities: Nightlife
Description: Blues club located on the north side of Chicago.

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A Chicago Must

My daughter took me here while visiting her in college. I have come every trip since. It's very safe in a mixed crowd of all ages. In an age of hip hop and dwindling rock it's... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

My daughter took me here while visiting her in college. I have come every trip since. It's very safe in a mixed crowd of all ages. In an age of hip hop and dwindling rock it's encouraging to see all the young college kids here as well. In my 5 trips I have seen only incredible talent and heard great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Great Blues club and the highlight of my stay in Chicago. Two fantastic bands, food is ok and the drinks are reasonably priced. Not to be missed

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We were told that this is a Chicago legend and I can see why. The music was better than amazing . Loved the alternating two stages in different rooms so that the music never stopped. Great energy on the stages and in the audience. Don't miss this experience and go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The best 'live music' blues bar in Chicago. Two stages inside! Great atmosphere. One thing to note, when you arrive outside the venue, it is not one of the most inviting places! Don't be deterred by the appearance or by lack of hospitality outside. Hand cash through the tiny little window and venture in! One of the best evenings I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This bar has two stages in different rooms and two bands play alternate. This gives you the chance to always listen to excellent music. The bar serves a big variety of beers and liquors. There is also a kitchen and you can eat basic food like burgers and fries. The food however is not very good and a little overpriced.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I have been here before and had to return! Me and a few of my friends came here after Lollapalooza and we were not disappointed. There was a short lineup to get in and a cover charge ($15 bucks). The music was upbeat this time around (last time was mellow blues) This time everyone was up dancing! It was wonderful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

This is the real deal- not slick and shiny- real and down home. My cousin a long time Chicagoan highly recommended this and he was spot on. Great music, cold local brews, large selection of most other beers as well. Food was great. Music was hot!!!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The place isn't much to look on the outside and perhaps may pass on going there for that reason. However,true blues fans are all about the music, not the glitz. The staff is friendly and fun. They have two stages and the music we heard was great. Everyday talented people makes the place authentic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great location, great music. We very much enjoyed the show and can absolutely recommend this club. Service was friendly and welcoming

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

One of my favorite Chi-town blue clubs. We were able to take my 11 year old in to see it up close and he ate it up (and some cheese cake). Every time the guitar player rips!

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Staying in Lincoln Park

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.