2014 Chicago Blues Festival

Planning to go the Chicago Blues Festival in June 2014

The Festival runs from June 13 - 15th. Many activities also go on around the festival that same week typically ex: pre-blues festival show at Buddy Guys club "Legends".  I'll post more details and any inside scoop as we get closer. :) 

City of Chicago Website on the 2014 Blues Festival (line up of artists not yet announced)


Here's a map of the festival from last year (2013). 

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  • Bambi Lynn W.

    Can't go to this as I have a family wedding this same weekend :(

    April 27

  • Linda M

    Hi. I have a not too expensive room reserved nearby but still looking for a roommate...

    April 4, 2014

  • Joanne L.

    Hey Everyone -- if you are planning to go the the festival - the line-up of artists was announced this week! Here's the link: http://wxrt.cbslocal.com/2014/03/31/2014-chicago-blues-fest-complete-line-up/

    April 3, 2014

  • Joanne L.

    Here's the scoop on the headliners for 31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival. Festival runs 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. June 13-15 in Grant Park w/ FREE admission.
    The headliner events will be at Petrillo Music Shell (see map).

    FRI JUNE 13 - Kicks off with a Centennial Celebration of John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson with Billy Boy Arnold and opener the Carolina Chocolate Drops.

    SAT JUNE 14 (opener TBA) - Bettye LaVette SUN JUNE 15 Aaron Neville and Dr. John on with opener *Nikki Hill*.

    1 · January 28, 2014

  • dorothy

    I wish! I'll be attending my daughter's college graduation. Next year?

    1 · January 7, 2014

    • Joanne L.

      Sure Dorothy -- this event is held by the City of Chicago every year in June! It's a large festival - about the same size as the San Jose Jazz Summer Festival - except its just blues!! :-)

      January 8, 2014

  • Bambi Lynn W.

    Wow, what a great idea! I'll see if I can swing it and RSVP once I know! I'm from Chicago and can be the group's informal tour guide!

    1 · January 7, 2014

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