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Address: 536 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-642-6261
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Sun - Fri 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Sat 8:00 pm - 2:30 am

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the best voices and spirit of blues

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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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 11 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 158 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Arrived at 9.30 when the band were already in full swing. You need to be there early to get a seat! $12 cover paid and you are in. The band were loud and hot: drummer, lead, base and trombone. Really enjoyed the muscular playing of the lead: reminded me of the late great Rory Gallagher from Taste. The atmosphere was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Love it and will visit again!!! Great music played, great musician/singers! Opened on a daily basis, $10 per person for entry. $5-$6 for beer bottle. No food, I mean - NOT at all!!! Buzz and Blues only! But what a show!!!!!! What an atmosphere!!! You stop seeing the place, the only thing you see,feel and hear is the music The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

What is there not to like??? The varnish on the bar has rubbed all the way through. The paint on the walls is peeling. The floorboards are scuffed an worn The tills are old fashioned mechanical units The way the staff work together in sign language to serve drinks at an amazing pace is impressive to watch. I almost forgot... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Such a fun place! There was a $10 cover charge. It was a fun mixed crowd of all ages and professions. The music was awesome! We had such a fun time here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

I’m not a fan of the blues, but I can see why no trip to Chicago could be complete without a visit to a blues bar. I’m not sure if they’re all as good as this one, but I have no inclination to find out, as the night out I had here was perfection, why would I try elsewhere?

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Small local dive, Worth the cover charge if you enjoy Blues! Very good service, never had to search for our waitress. Get there a little early if you want a spot to sit. Drinks were reasonably priced and the bartender had a great pour, not too strong, definitely not weak!

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Additional Information about Blue Chicago

Address: 536 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
Phone Number: 312-642-6261
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Monday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Tuesday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Wednesday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Thursday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Friday 8:00 pm - 1:30 am
Saturday 8:00 pm - 2:30 am

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