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Chicago Blues History
Historic Site of Illinois Central Depot, The Black Ellis Island is one of Chicago Blues History.

1. Historic Site of Illinois Central Depot, The Black Ellis Island

7.3
200 E Roosevelt Rd (at S Indiana Ave), Chicago, IL
Tempat Bersejarah · Grant Park · 4 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Two granite blocks mark the former spot of the Illinois Central Depot, or the Black Ellis Island, where 1000s of southern African Americans arrived to start new lives in Chicago - the Promised Land. Baca selengkapnya.

Location of Historic Maxwell Street Market is one of Chicago Blues History.

2. Location of Historic Maxwell Street Market

7.5
Maxwell St & Halsted, Chicago, IL
Tempat Bersejarah · University Village - Little Italy · 12 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Maxwell Street was once home to a bustling street market, and a place to hear many of the first great blues musicians, new arrivals from the South who would set up at a street corner and jam. Baca selengkapnya.

Historic Site of Vee-Jay Records is one of Chicago Blues History.

3. Historic Site of Vee-Jay Records

7.8
1449 S Michigan Ave (bt E 14th & 16th Sts), Chicago, IL
Tempat Bersejarah · South Loop · 7 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Situated on this stretch of the former ‘record row,’ Vee-Jay Records was the largest, most successful R&B label of its time, and recorded blues greats like Jimmy Reed, John Lee Hooker and others. Baca selengkapnya.

Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation, Historic Site of Chess Records is one of Chicago Blues History.

4. Willie Dixon's Blues Heaven Foundation, Historic Site of Chess Records

8.6
2120 S Michigan Ave (bt E 21st St & Cermak Av), Chicago, IL
Tempat Bersejarah · South Loop · 10 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: One of the most important sites in blues history, nearly every blues great passed through here when it was home to Chess Records. The building now houses the Blues Heaven Foundation. Baca selengkapnya.

Historic Site of State Street Stroll is one of Chicago Blues History.

5. Historic Site of State Street Stroll

8.0
(at Calumet Ave.), Chicago, IL
Tempat Bersejarah · 6 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: In the 1920’s, this is where you’d come strut your stuff as music poured from nightclubs. The Meyers Ace Hardware store used to be the Sunset Café, a legendary jazz club where Louis Armstrong played. Baca selengkapnya.

Chicago Blues District is one of Chicago Blues History.

6. Chicago Blues District

8.4
708 E 47th St, Chicago, IL
Klub Jazz · Grand Boulevard · 12 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: This used to be the landmark 708 Club, one of the birthplaces of the Chicago blues. It was here that the instruments and style that defined the highly-charged electrified blues really came together. Baca selengkapnya.

Blues Brothers Mural / Shelly's Loan & Jewelry Co. is one of Chicago Blues History.

7. Blues Brothers Mural / Shelly's Loan & Jewelry Co.

8.4
300 E 47th St (47th & Prairie), Chicago, IL
Plaza · Grand Boulevard · 8 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: You might recognize this mural created for the filming of the original Blue Brothers movie, where Ray’s Music Exchange stood. It remains today as a testament to the blues’ Chicago roots. Baca selengkapnya.

Chess Records is one of Chicago Blues History.

8. Chess Records

7.3
S Cottage Grove Ave (at E 49th St. (NW Corner)), Chicago, IL
Tempat Bersejarah · Grand Boulevard · 4 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Demo tapes were cleverly tested here at the original Chess Records offices by blaring music outdoors to folks waiting for the bus at the corner and seeing if they started grooving to the beat. Baca selengkapnya.

Muddy Waters' Home is one of Chicago Blues History.

9. Muddy Waters' Home

Chicago, IL
Rumah (pribadi) · North Kenwood · 4 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Blues legend Muddy Waters bought this place where Howlin’ Wolf and other musicians used to stay. When it got too hot to play indoors, neighbors were often treated to a jam session on the front porch. Baca selengkapnya.

Darrin's is one of Chicago Blues History.

10. Darrin's

6.6
1249 E 87th St (btwn S Avalon Ave & S Kimbark Ave), Chicago, IL
Klub Jazz · 19 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: This South Side neighborhood bar showcases local blues entertainment. Baca selengkapnya.

Blue Chicago is one of Chicago Blues History.

11. Blue Chicago

8.6
536 N Clark St (Bt W Grand Av & Ohio St.), Chicago, IL
Klub Jazz · River North · 57 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Mark Blue Chicago on your map; comprising 2 clubs 2 blocks away from one another, Blue Chicago offers plenty of live music at a convenient downtown location.

B.L.U.E.S. is one of Chicago Blues History.

12. B.L.U.E.S.

9.0
2519 N Halsted St (at Lill Ave.), Chicago, IL
Loka Musik · North Side · 44 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: This club on Chicago's North Side features live music on a nightly basis. Baca selengkapnya.

Buddy Guy's Legends is one of Chicago Blues History.

13. Buddy Guy's Legends

8.8
700 S Wabash Ave (at Balbo Dr.), Chicago, IL
Loka Musik · South Loop · 138 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Local and international legends play here, and Buddy Guy himself graces the stage of his authentic blues club, where memorabilia like B.B. King and John Lee Hooker’s guitars complete the atmosphere. Baca selengkapnya.

Checkerboard Lounge is one of Chicago Blues History.

14. Checkerboard Lounge

5201 S Harper Ave (E. 52nd Street & S. Harper Ave.), Chicago, IL
Klub Jazz · Hyde Park · 4 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: No blues tour would be complete without a trip to the Checkerboard--at least according to Prince and the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards, who were known to pop in for late-night jam sessions. Baca selengkapnya.

Kingston Mines is one of Chicago Blues History.

15. Kingston Mines

8.9
2548 N Halsted St (at Wrightwood Ave), Chicago, IL
Klub Jazz · Lincoln Park · 111 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Its late hours, regular acoustic blues sets, all-night kitchen, and vibrant neighborhood full of shops, restaurants, and other entertainment recommend this club as a top blues destination. Baca selengkapnya.

Lee's Unleaded Blues is one of Chicago Blues History.

16. Lee's Unleaded Blues

7401 S South Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL
Klub Jazz · Grand Crossing · 5 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: Travel through an old railroad crossing to Lee's Unleaded Blues, where local blues musicians give visitors a taste of the real deal. Baca selengkapnya.

Rosa's Lounge is one of Chicago Blues History.

17. Rosa's Lounge

8.9
3420 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL
Klub Rock · Logan Square · 18 tips dan ulasan

Explore ChicagoExplore Chicago: This welcoming neighborhood hangout in Logan Square presents renowned local and national bands 5 nights a week. Baca selengkapnya.