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Blue Chicago

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Address: 536 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-642-6261
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Sat 8:00 pm - 2:30 am

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Lively bar with great music

Lively bar with great music. Only one waitress serving the drinks and she was pretty scary. $10 to get in but thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Small and cosy, great atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Lively bar with great music. Only one waitress serving the drinks and she was pretty scary. $10 to get in but thoroughly enjoyed the evening. Small and cosy, great atmosphere.

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Blythewood, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

$12 cover (cash only) $20 minimum on credit cards. Get there early so you can have a seat. Music starts at 9PM and started right on time. Worth the trip. really enjoyed it.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Good sound, intimate atmosphere and reasonably priced drinks. Cover is $12, which I thought was reasonable. The on stage talent was classic blues, exactly what I expected from this place. We had a great time, stay for a few hours.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

If you are a blues addict this place is perfect for you. One block from hard rock café on the right sidebof the street. It is not too big so go there early to find a table or seat. Blues bands are excellent and they play live music every day. I had a great time here.

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Woodstock, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

OMG! This little gem was a great find since it was right around the corner from our hotel. There was a $10 cover charge but once we got a drink, $5 we weren't bothered again. The Jazz band was great and I wish I could remember the name. We would go there again. It certainly was a nice treat to... More 

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Lambertville, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Old "gin joint" atmosphere. $10 cover with one drink minimum. Arrive early if you want a seat. By 10pm, SRO. JW Williams rocked the house.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Anytime I am over there I experience amazing adventures...soul...ears and heart....There a really talended selection of spiritually and music, voice talented people with gigs. I wish it would be bigger, u can get for free if couple of hours before show. Love it! Love the blues life is a blues!

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A small downtown bar with nightly live blues music. $10 dollar cover and cheap drinks and great live music. Found it on our last night in Chicago which is a disappointment. A bargain and great night out

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a great place to listen to live jazz. The performers constantly change. The night we were there, we really liked the small jazz band and the featured singer (Claudette Miller). It gets crowded so, stand in line early to get a good seat up front. There are no reservations. There is a cover charge on weekends and a... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is the type of place where you grab a drink and just let yourself go and enjoy the music. First time in Chicago and loved it!

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