Chicago Blues Festival

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Country and Region United StatesIllinois
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Chicago, Illinois USA
Festival Contact Information

Chicago Blues Festival
Mayor’s Office of Special Events
121 North La Salle Street, Room 806
Chicago, IL 60602 USA
Phone: (01) 312-744-3315
Fax: (01) 312-744-8523

Festival Description

As the largest of the city’s music festivals, the Chicago Blues Festival draws more than 680,000 people who enjoy four days and six stages of blues music. Legendary artists such as Bonnie Rait, Ray Charles, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Koko Taylor have all headlined at this favorite event. This festival is the largest free blues festival in the world.

Festival Dates June 6 - 9, 2013
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Practical Info:

  • Grant Park in Downtown Chicago
    11:00am - 9:30pm
  • Free Admission


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