This Saturday seven Chicago blues clubs participate in this pub crawl featuring live music. After a 6:30 PM advance party at the Wabash Tap, buses make the circuit of clubs along several routes until 2 AM. Tickets are $30; advance reservations are strongly recommended. For more information call 866-548-3258 or go to www.chicagobluestour.com.
Wabash Tap | 1233 S. Wabash | 312-360-9488
Killer Ray Allison, RobotLounge
Bossman’s Blues Center | 3500 W. Lake | 773-722-1153
Willie Buck & Little Leon, Jim Mann with Mojo Mark & the Delta Blues Band, L.T. McGee, Westside Wes & Motown Sound
East of the Ryan | 914 E. 79th | 773-874-9244 or 800-861-9702
Linda’s Place | 1044 W. 51st | 773-373-2351
Fantastic L-Roy & the Bulletproof Band
Lee’s Unleaded Blues | 7401 S. South Chicago | 773-493-3477
Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters with Arkansas Bellyroller & others
New Checkerboard Lounge | 5201 S. Harper | 773-684-1472
Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band
Rosa’s Lounge | 3420 W. Armitage | 773-342-0452
Jimmy Burns & others
Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): photo/Kurt Swanson.