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Blue Chicago

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Closed Now: 8:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Open today: 8:00 PM - 1:30 AM
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Good entertainment!

Not our 1st time here. We were happy to see that Demitria Taylor was singing. We arrived and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Good blues and nice atmosphere

Great place to listen live blues music. The atmosphere was great and you can see people from all... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7136
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not our 1st time here. We were happy to see that Demitria Taylor was singing. We arrived and luckily found 1 seat at the bar. The band was SO good and played by themselves for a set. People were dancing and the crowd seemed a...More

Thank IowaBell
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great place to listen live blues music. The atmosphere was great and you can see people from all around the world.

Thank Nataliia D
Reviewed 6 days ago

A good place to listen to good blues. No food just drinks, like marguerita, Tom Collins and Whisky Sour.

Thank Leandra M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a $10 cover charge on weekdays and a $12 cover charge on weekends with a two drink minimum. Drinks are from five dollars to seven dollars, very affordable place to watch hear great music. We stopped in twice during our stay in Chicago...More

Thank McWett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great venue for Chicago blues. Looking for a fancy, upscale venue? This is not your place. This is more like a favorite neighborhood bar but with wonderful music. Of course, different performers each night but I bet you can’t go wrong. We went on a...More

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a small old club that at least on the night we were there had fantastic Blues acts. We got there at 8pm right after they opened. Shows start at 9pm. If you want a seat get there early because the place is small...More

1  Thank mushbigdog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We caught a really good blues band here on a Monday night. The seating is first come first serve and every seat gets used. Cocktails were perfect and the service was great!

Thank Ashley G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really wanted to visit a blues bar while in Chicago and so glad we found this one. It’s not a large bar- so get there at 8pm for somewhere to sit. Music starts at 9pm. $10 cover and drinks were priced ok. Whiskey sour...More

Thank DubStub
Reviewed July 3, 2018

We arrived around 10.00pm after dinner and paid a $7 cover charge, which was very reasonable. The band was awesome and kept the crowd well entertained. Drinks were very reasonably priced. We had a very enjoyable evening with great music in an authentic bar that...More

Thank Stuart M
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

We arrived early to find it doesn't open until 8pm, came back at about 8:30 and got the last two seats at the bar. Band were fantastic, barman was a bit weird, drinks were cheap. Grest night.

1  Thank Andy B
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November 11, 2017|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Traveler_Monster about circulation, we got there a few minutes after 8, got seated right away and stayed about 3 hours, drinking and dancing. People do come and go and the place is so small there's no bad... More
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July 29, 2017|
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Response from ybhk19 | Reviewed this property |
drinks only; but hey, the main thing here is the blues which is fabulous.
August 8, 2016|
Response from Brenda S | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about Sundays, but there was a $10.00 entry fee (not a cover) when I was there last month.