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Blue Chicago

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Neighborhood: Near North Side
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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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Blues Best place

Luv it!!! Great vibe wonderful atmosphere and the best blues in Chicago!!!!! Music coming from true brother's

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Joe V
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Mexico City, Mexico
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Mexico City, Mexico
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Luv it!!! Great vibe wonderful atmosphere and the best blues in Chicago!!!!! Music coming from true brother's

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Thank Joe V
Seville, Spain
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The entrance costed USD 12. Staff was very friendly and the music was great! There is an ATM inside in case you need cash. Loved this place!

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Thank manuelzapata
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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344 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

You need to pay $10 for entrance, the place is small but nice, long bar and tables. Music is very good and they engage the audience. I like it and I would like to visit again

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Thank Arabianman
Southfield, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

This place is rocking with the blues. John Palmer and his Band and Demetria Taylor tore the place up. This is always a must see and do outing when in Chi town. Cover was $10.00 .Got there early at 9pm and got a good seat near the stand, looked up 30 minutes later it was standing room only. Waitress was... More 

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Thank Carolyn G
Medellin, Colombia
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162 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We visit this bar every time we come to Chicago. The music is great, the bands are a lot of fun, and the customers very friendly. Lots of dancing in this bar. Only draw back is the $12.00 door fee.

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Thank dwkfoster
Ottawa
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163 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Visited this bar with a friend labour day Friday. Paid cover, got decent table (had to share bc we were only 2 - but that was fine) Demetria T rocked it! Her back up band sang a few numbers on their own and they were great also. Fun crowd - lots of dancing - including one wonderful brave older guy... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

Arrived around 8.45, and found a great seat at the bar. Cover Charge $10.00 mid week. The place was full by 9.30, and at full swing. Well worth it to get some true Blues in Chicago. Variety of the well known tunes and some home grown. Premises a little dated, but great atmosphere to visit a down to earth Blues... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

Visiting a blues bar is a Chicago must. I was advised to come here by a local. Loved the atmosphere and plenty of friendly people to speak to. Music was great. Would definitely return.

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Thank Chaz G
Toronto, Canada
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137 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Went on a Friday and paid 12 bucks pp to get in. Got there around 8pm and was able to grab a table with seats on the left side of the dance floor. The show started at 9 and the place was standing room only at that point. Great musicians and singers - great blues. Good time. It's loud too!... More 

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Thank Janice S
Atlanta
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30 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

We couldn't enjoy the music due to the uncomfortable atmosphere. People were admitted beyond the clubs capacity. We were constantly ushered out of the path of the waitresses but there was no other place to go. The drinks and cover were cheap but that doesn't matter if you can't sit down and enjoy the music. The music was good but... More 

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