Chicago Blues Festival

If you’re looking for the home of the blues, look no further than Sweet Home Chicago. The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest of the city’s outdoor music events, drawing nearly 750,000 blues’ fans during its four days to enjoy the event’s six stages of performances. Now in its 25th year, the mid-June festival attracts the biggest names in blues, from the Queen (Koko Taylor) to the legendary (B.B.) King himself. Whether you’re a resident or just a passer-through, introducing yourself and the children to the culture of Chicago means listening to blues, and this free concert festival is just the ticket.

Contact number: (312) 744-3315

Location: 300 South Columbus Drive, Chicago, IL 60601

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