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Blue Chicago

536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7136
+1 312-642-6261
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good night out

A wonderful evening of hard edged urban blues from the Cheryl Youngblood Blues Band at the Blue... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JohnSB3
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Wellington, New Zealand
A must visit

Loved this place. Went twice while visiting Chicago. Nominal cover charge & excellent musics the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
travelwithpam
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Pleasant Hill, California
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“blues bar” (37 reviews)
“cover charge” (41 reviews)
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536 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60654-7136
Near North Side
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+1 312-642-6261
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A wonderful evening of hard edged urban blues from the Cheryl Youngblood Blues Band at the Blue Chicago bar on Clark Street in the city. Crowd of about 60, mainly white, middle class, middle aged dudes like me, and young white guys (some with dates)....More

Thank JohnSB3
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved this place. Went twice while visiting Chicago. Nominal cover charge & excellent musics the two times I went

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a hole-in-the wall, yet world-renowned blues club, located in the heart of the River North entertainment district, with a $10 cover charge and a one drink minimum!. They open at 8pm and music starts at 9pm, which is early for a club but...More

Thank John M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is located right down the road from the very commercial House of Blues and HardRock Cafe. If your looking for something authentic, this is the place. Doors open at 8:00, music starts at 9:00 and goes late into the night. The feature great...More

Thank Mrvermont
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We went in group, from LatinAmerica, music was great, essence of blues is there. But the employees are not kind, they treated us bad. At the end of the night they pushed us out literally little and continuous shoves. Without even letting us finished our...More

1  Thank Bernardo S
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

We simply went there to listen to some music and have a few drinks. This place is really good and I would definitely go back every night if i lived in this city. Great music , nice staff and the bar is really well taken...More

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Great relaxing atmosphere, good live music, friendly personnel and cold beer. Place was not packed and we got a place at the car just after 8 pm.

Thank DirkWester
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Great establishment. No nonsence bouncers kick you out if you act up, it doesnt matter who you are. I loved the music and entertainment!

1  Thank Aj G
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We were there on a Fri night, $12 cover, 2 drink min. We were the first one's there at 8 and got the first high top from the stage. Great view. The left raised area is another good view point. People towards the front entry...More

3  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Great groups performing, authentic blues from Chitown with a cozy atmosphere. Among the 4 or 5, this is a good choice, you get barely disappointed here! Charge around $10/$12. Beer $6.

1  Thank pilou13
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aextence
11 November 2017|
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Response from Joe B | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Traveler_Monster about circulation, we got there a few minutes after 8, got seated right away and stayed about 3 hours, drinking and dancing. People do come and go and the place is so small there's no bad... More
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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.
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Llboggs
9 August 2016|
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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.
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