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Chicago Blues Fest 2014

David "Honeyboy" Edwards

Cover of David “Honeyboy” Edwards

Willie "Big Eyes" Smith

Cover of Willie “Big Eyes” Smith

Plan to attend the Chicago Blues Fest this weekend.

When: June 13-15, 2014

Where: Grant Park

Here’s the schedule:

The 31st annual FREE blues fest, will be held in Grant Park on June 13-15 (Fri-Sun).All events are free to the public. For a full schedule of events, please visit www.chicagobluesfestival.us

Grant Park

Jackson & Columbus


Here’s the schedule: (schedule is subject to change)

June 14, 2014

Windy City Blues Society Stage

  • 1-12 Noon – Garage Band U with Willie Hayes
  • 12:15-1:15pm – Marty “Big Dog” Mercer Trio
  • 1:30-2:30pm – Tallan Noble Latz Band
  • 4-5pm – Billy Flynn & friends
  • 5:15-6:15pm – Tyrannosaurus Chicken
  • 6:30-7:30pm – Geneva Red’s Original Delta FireballsPeaches Staten, Deitra Farr and Nellie “Tiger” Travis

Bud Light Crossroads Stage


Jackson Mississippi Rhythm & Blues Stage

  • 11:30am – Panel Discussion – “Mississippi’s Next Generation of the Blues” with Mr. Sipp ”The Mississippi Blues Child”, Dexter Allen and Chris Gill. Faclitated by Alex Thomas


Pepsi Front Porch Stage

  • 3pm – Tribute to Phil Guy (Italy/Chicago collaboration with Dario Lombardo, Delores Scott and Friends)
  • 4:30pm – Big James & the Chicago Playboys


“Meet Me In Memphis” Blues Pavilion

  • Theo Huff12 Noon–12:30pm – Southern Komfort Brass Band


Petrillo Music Shell


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English: Karen Carroll, Chicago Blues Muscian ...

English: Karen Carroll, Chicago Blues Muscian playing guitar and singing at Chicago Blues Festival 6-8-08. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Chicago Blues Festival



Blues By The Lake

Bettye Lavette Aaron Neville (Photo credit: Sarah A.) Dr. John

The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals. During three days on five stages, more than 500,000 blues fans prove that Chicago is the “Blues Capital of the World.” Past performers include Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, B.B. King, the late Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy and the late Koko Taylor.

Information and Resources

Grant Park  (View Map)
Jackson & Columbus
Chicago, IL 60602
11am-9:30pm daily

FREE Admission

Chicago Blues Festival 2014 Flyer

Download Flyer

Download Large Print Brochure (word file)



Millennium Garages

Parking Details: Park right below the music! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.

Dr. EveAnn Lovero writes Travel Guides @ www.vino-con-vista.com


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