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Kingston Mines

Address: 2548 N. Halsted Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
Phone Number: 773 477 4646
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Ranked #44 of 391 Activities in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Blues Bars, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
Activities: Nightlife
Owner description: Blues club located on the north side of Chicago.
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Type: Blues Bars, Theater & Concerts, Nightlife
Activities: Nightlife
Hours:
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
Owner description: Blues club located on the north side of Chicago.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is a Must Do if you like the Blues… It is not "downtown" so if you are a visitor make sure you plan a night around this club. It is not a "pretty" club so don't be shocked by the looks. Be prepared to be shocked by the great music that you will hear. Great Fun!!!

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Indy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My boyfriend and I visited Kingston Blues on Saturday, January 10. We planned on staying for just a few hours but ended up jamming to some great blues for about five hours. It was a great night. The atmosphere was casual and cool. The music was rocking. To top it off, I left my favorite scarf there and the owner... More 

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Blacksburg, Virginia
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63 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

a lot of people loves it, but is not my thing. You order your drinks in the table, but for food you have to go to the kitchen. People in the kitchen are not that friendly. Music is good... live music. For me it feels old, smelly and uncomfortable. But there is people that loves the place ant that's why... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

You have to love a place that doesn't even start to come alive until after 11:00 PM. The atmosphere was just what you would expect and the music provided the authentic blues "fix" I was looking for. If you are a blues fan and visit Chicago this is a must do!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

My sweetie & I enjoyed a quiet Xmas. Kids were gone visiting w/ others so we enjoyed opening our presents w/ some egg nog and jazz. After listening to Jazz all day my darling knew that I wanted to hear some live music. But where to go on Xmas day. Kingston Mines was the ticket. I had heard of Kingston... More 

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Kingston Mines offers two adjoining rooms with alternating blues acts performing through the night so no matter when you go, you'll likely see one stage lit up. Usually they offer a good range of blues music in a wide range. The food is roadhouse standard, the beers are inexpensive and the crowd is a good mix of college kids and... More 

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long beach, ny
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

if your REALLY into the Blues or just love great music, this is the place to go. The place is alive all the time with 2 stages. Great beer deals. Easy to get to

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Recife, PE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Nice place to get in touch with the real blues bands of Chicago. Two live stages until 4 am with different attractions entertaining the crowd. More for the music less for the drinks, service is not so good.very few dining options.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Like any Blue's club, it's mostly about who's performing which varies night to night. The layout of Kingston Mines is great for sight and sound. Only irritating thing is patrons sitting up front who hold or stand up with their cell phones to record performers. Great servers who are sensitive in bringing drinks to tables during a show. If you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Kingston Mines is a Chicago institution that is not to be missed. Go there alone, meet a great crowd of people and enjoy world-class blues music. Better still make it a party night out or a celebratory special occasion with a group of friends. There is no standing on ceremony here, just appropriately rustic surroundings, hearty southern-stlye food, a vast... More 

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