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“A bit rough around the edges but not bad” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Boy Blues Bar

Boy Blues Bar
Soi 6, Changklan Rd | Kalare Night Bazaar, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Ranked #4 of 208 things to do in Chiang Mai
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“A bit rough around the edges but not bad”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

I went for Monday jam night and it was a bit disappointing. The level of musicianship wasn't great and since the bar is semi-open, when it started raining, everyone got wet :(

I went back the next day and the music from the house band was much better. Boy is a lovely guy and while the bar is a bit rough around the edges, it has a laid-back and comfortable ambience.

Visited June 2012
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BoyBluesBar, Owner at Boy Blues Bar, responded to this review, October 6, 2012
Thank you for your review and yes we are waiting for a new roof to be built by Kalare for next rain season!! These things take time in Thailand!! As for the jam night, (as with all jam nights), they are a bit of fun for our customers who would like to join in... so a bit hit and miss sound wise, but always good fun for those joining in!! Thanks for visiting us in our first year and please join us on facebook if you would like to see when our special nights with Thailands star guest muso's would be!! We'll be making improvements on the bar for this high season (though what blues bars aren't a bit rough around the edges hey)?? Hope to see you again BBB
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“Best live blues in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

Best live blues music in town. Don"t forget to bring a pick on monday, it"s a jam night.

Visited February 2012
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“Great music and location”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

Located in the Kalare Night Bazaar, Boy Blues bar is a great venue for residents including expats and tourists and everyone is welcomed. Boy and his band provide the music, which is great. The atmosphere is relaxed and good fun. Would be performers are invited to play as well. Drinks well priced for the city centre and if you ask, they will allow you to bring in food from other venues to eat while you enjoy the drinks and music at the bar. It is upstairs, so go to the area near the stage downstairs and look for the neon sign.

Visited May 2012
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“Great music, friendly, and good value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Boy Blues Bar is one of my favorite music venues in Chiang Mai. Everyone there is friendly and real, and the ambiance is always nice.

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“Great music, relaxed atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

I found this bar on Trip Advisor and what a lucky find it was. I'm a big blues fan and Boy and his band were great. He plays a very classic style of blues but with his own unique style. Drinks very reasonably priced, no food but there's a big food court downstairs from his bar. It's an open-air venue so the sound isn't great but it wasn't too bad. I've been very impressed with the music I've seen in Thailand, at Ad Here and Saxophone in Bangkok and the Bear Bar around the corner from this place, I'm looking forward to checking out more of the great musicians Thailand seems to have!

Visited March 2012
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BoyBluesBar, Owner at Boy Blues Bar, responded to this review, October 6, 2012
Thank you for your comment about BBB and we're very glad you found us too!! Unfortunately we are unable to make food at our bar due to there being the food court and many restaurants downstairs.. but we can order food in for our customers should they wish to eat while enjoying the music!! We hope to see you again sometime if you return to Thailand! Happy travels BBB
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