The $30 ticket to the Chicago Blues Tour includes admission to six clubs with shuttle service between venues. Early-bird buses start at 6 PM from HotHouse, 31 E. Balbo, where Satellite Mike Stein, Whip Jr., and Larry Chalifoux play until 8. For info and advance tickets see or call 866-548-3258.

Saturday 21

Apartment Lounge

552 E. 75th, 773-636-3422

PM Shirley King


31 E. Balbo, 312-362-9707

PM Killer Ray Allison, David “Chainsaw” Dupont

Lee’s Unleaded Blues

7401 S. South Chicago, 773-493-3477

PM Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters

Linda’s Lounge

1044 W. 51st, 708-612-4657

PM Fantastic L-Roy & the Bulletproof Band

Rosa’s Lounge

3420 W. Armitage, 773-342-0452

PM Willie Davis & the All-Star Band with Brian Lupo, Sharon Lewis Band

7313 Club

7313 S. Halsted, 773-723-0592

PM Fred Johnson & the Checkmates

Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): photo/James Fraher.