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Blue Chicago

536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7136
+1 312-642-6261
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Gritty Blues Bar

Loved it, loved it. Big blues fan. Stopped in on a wim and was not disappointed, Shotgun style... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Fantastic night of Blues Music

This long narrow Blues club in Chicago, was packed full of blues loving fans. The fantastic Mike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“cover charge” (39 reviews)
“great blues” (29 reviews)
“blues club” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 PM - 1:30 AM
536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7136
Near North Side
+1 312-642-6261
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Loved it, loved it. Big blues fan. Stopped in on a wim and was not disappointed, Shotgun style building where the band plays on one end. Fun place where the band is not so loud that you can't here yourself think. Good attentive bartender. Everything...More

Thank Eldergioe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This long narrow Blues club in Chicago, was packed full of blues loving fans. The fantastic Mike Wheeler band with special guest Demetria Taylor, provided excellent music both originals and many great blues classics. We stood right in front of the stage and enjoyed a...More

Thank Gibmike
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see place. It is shoe horned into a small space. Come early, find a seat and listen to some great music. It is a simple bar but that will not mater once the music starts. One other word, the waitress was...More

Thank Clifford D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great wee venue. It's a proper pub, long and narrow, with the bar on one side as you enter, some seating opposite, and a small stage at the far end. I was lucky enough to see Miss Shirley Johnson do her stuff,...More

1  Thank GoonShow
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Last night we had the absolute joy of hearing the 2009-10 Chicago Blues Diva of the Year, Laretha Weathersby, If you ever get an opportunity to see her perform, do not miss it. She is sensational. The band she plays with is solid and the...More

Thank TheBlum
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Great music and prices are very reasonable considering that you always get live music. Even on a Monday a good band and good crowd.

Thank phototraveller22
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

So there's a $10 cover charge and a one drink minimum. A rare bargain today. Bare bones , lots of bar stools with tiny 12 inch wide tables; better call them platforms. Just big enough to put your drink on. Drinks that are a good...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

There are several tourist Blues bars in Chicago. But this one is only about good music!! If you like the Blues go for it. No food at all, just for drinking and enjoing the music!!

Thank rafael p
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If you are only looking for nice place for Blues that is Blue Chicago.... prices was ok and singer lady was soooo friendly and great ....

Thank Traveler_Monster
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Best thing about this place is the location...convenient to downtown restaurants and hotels. I was not impressed by either of two house acts: JJ and Aretha. I love Chicago but this was all strained shouting and histrionics. Cheap. Loud.

Thank 1Rahhalatun
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Mike P
29 July 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.
9 August 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.
8 August 2016|
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Response from LindaGeb | Reviewed this property |
I think there's on street parking but I've always taken a cab there.