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Blue Chicago

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

Not a fancy place but popular with the locals. Friday and Saturday cover is $12/pp.. Seating is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Orillia, Canada
Great night out

We came here looking for an authentic Blues experience and we weren't disappointed. No pretensions... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toowoomba, Australia
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  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cover charge” (36 reviews)
“great blues” (28 reviews)
“blues club” (22 reviews)
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536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7136
Near North Side
+1 312-642-6261
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not a fancy place but popular with the locals. Friday and Saturday cover is $12/pp.. Seating is limited as its small so get there early. Opens at 8pm. Music starts at 9pm.

Thank russell85
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here looking for an authentic Blues experience and we weren't disappointed. No pretensions here just drinks and good music. A smoking hot band had the crowd going wild, and the service staff were attentive and friendly. Definitely worth a visit if you want...More

Thank Dan06101973
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a Thursday night after dinner nearby. Plenty of seating before the show started at 9pm, but then it starts to fill up. There are tables down one side of the room, a bar on the other, plus an elevated area with tables...More

Thank novacamp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun little bar which was packed with listeners. Drinks were reasonably priced and it was worth the $10 entrance fee to listen to the blues band, who were great.

Thank Kate H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing experience and was so good I went 3 times!! Grab a seat at the bar, get a beer or two and enjoy wonderful live music. Get the early otherwise you will be standing!

1  Thank Ady B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Were there 2 years ago, couple of blocks from were we've stayed. Unbeluevable atm8sphere, what the French would call ambience. Exceptional sound, exceptional club . The crowd went crazy, 10 minutes into the show  MARK WHEELER BLUES BAND W/ LARETHA WEATHERSBY performed. Best of its...More

Thank ybhk19
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place charges 10 dollar per person entree fee, but it's worth it. Great music and atmosphere. The down side is credit card payments starting at 20 dollars. Really? Not so tourist friendly in my opinion. The doorman could be a bit more friendly!

Thank ManuelN
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I visited Chicago for the first time and this bar was amazing!! The band was good. I would highly recommend this place when visited Chicago!

Thank Kacey D
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Fantastic tightly packed bar to listen to first-class blues into the wee hours. Crowd seemed more out of town than local in a Saturday night (don't know if that changes mid-week). Drinks were basic & plentiful. A great way to spend an evening

Thank RMTraveler099
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Great blues music in a close, fun environment. We got to talk to the musicians and everything. Only thing I didn't like was that the chairs were not very comfortable- but most people going to a place like this wouldn't expect that, most folks were...More

Thank Mandamarie76
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Is there parking or nearby parking garage nearby??
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.
Are reservations needed for groups? Can I get a discount on a group reservation?
26 June 2016|
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Response from Phil R | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't have thought you can reserve spaces and a discount is unlikely too in my opinion.