​​FRI, JUNE 7

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
7:45–9pm - Bobby Rush
6:30–7:30pm - Jimmy Johnson
​    Blues Band

5–6:15pm - Charlie Musselwhite
​     with special guest Billy Boy Arnold


Budweiser Crossroads Stage
​(at South Chase Promenade)

4:15–5:30pm - Bombino
2:45–4pm - Guy King
    with special guest Chris Cain

1:30–2:30pm - Thornetta Davis
12:15–1:15pm - Benny Turner
      and Real Blues

11am–12pm - Joanna Connor


Visit Mississippi
Juke Joint Stage
(at North Chase Promenade)

4:15–5:30pm - Jam Session
    with Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

3–4pm - Grady Champion
1:45pm–2:45pm - Karen Wolfe
12:30–1:30pm - Keith Johnson
     “Prince of the Delta Blues" &
     The Big Muddy Blues Band

11:15am–12:15pm - Jimmy Burns Band

Front Porch Stage
​(at Wrigley Square)

8–9pm - Vance "Guitar" Kelly
     & The Backstreet Blues Band

6:30–7:30pm - Breezy Rodio
5–6pm - Mzz Reese
3:30–4:30pm - Mojo Morganfield &
    The Mannish Boyz

2–3pm - Kenny Smith &
    The House Bumpers

12:30–1:30pm - Bob Stroger
11am–12pm - Blues in the Schools
    with Katherine Davis, Tim Gant,
    Tino Cortes, Alan Burroughs
    and Stone Academy


Park Grill Stage
4–4:45pm - Jimmy Nick & Don’t Tell Mama
3–3:45pm - Eric Noden
2–2:45pm - Gerry Hundt’s
     Legendary One-Man Band


Rosa’s Lounge
11am–9pm
Daily showcase of Chicago Blues Legends and emerging artists that have called Rosa's Lounge home over the last 35 years.

36th Annual Chicago Blues Festival

June 7–9, 2019 | Millennium Park 
Website

SAT, JUNE 8

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
7:45–9pm - Bettye LaVette
6:30–7:30pm - Don Bryant
5:15–6:15pm - Latimore


Budweiser Crossroads Stage
​(at South Chase Promenade)

4:15–5:30pm - Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale 
    Gilmore with The Guilty Ones

3–4pm - Billy Boy Arnold
1:30–2:45pm - Rico McFarland,
    Carl Weathersby and
    Kenneth “Hollywood” Scott

12:15–1:15pm - Marquise Knox
11am–12pm - Melody Angel


Visit Mississippi
​Juke Joint Stage
(at North Chase Promenade)

4:15–5:30pm - Jam Session
    with Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

3–4pm - O.B. Buchana
1:45pm–2:45pm - John Primer
   & The Real Deal Blues Band

12:30–1:30pm - Super Chikan
11:15am–12:15pm - Jesse “Guitar” Robinson​

Front Porch Stage
​(at Wrigley Square)

8–9pm - Lurrie Bell
6:30–7:30pm - Morry Sochat
   & The Special 20s

5–6pm - Bridges to the Blues
3:30–4:30pm - Dom Flemons
2–3pm - Chicago Blues Piano Master—
     A Tribute To Otis Spann

12:30–1:30pm - The Joel Paterson
     Organ Trio featuring Chris Foreman

11am–12pm - Mary Lane​

Park Grill Stage
4–4:45pm - Doktu Rhute Muuzic
3–3:45pm - Harmonica Hinds
2–2:45pm - Dom Flemons

Rosa’s Lounge
11am–9pm
Daily showcase of Chicago Blues Legends and emerging artists that have called Rosa's Lounge home over the last 35 years.

​2018 ​​PHOTOS DAY BY DAY
JUNE 8 | JUNE 9 | JUNE 10

BLUES WEEK PHOTOS
JUNE 4–8 | Various Events
JUNE 6 | The Delmark Rehearsal
JUNE 6 | The Water Hole Jam

SUN, JUN 9

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
7:45–9pm - Ruthie Foster
6:30–7:30pm - The CONNECTION:
   Mike Welch & Friends

5:15–6:15pm - Larkin Poe


Budweiser Crossroads Stage
​(at South Chase Promenade)

4:15–5:30pm - Roomful of Blues
    with special appearance by Lynne Jordan

2:45–4pm - Toronzo Cannon
1:30–2:30pm - The Kinsey Report
12:15–1:15pm - Melvin Taylor &
      The Slack Band

11am–12pm - Omar Coleman


Visit Mississippi
Juke Joint Stage
(at North Chase Promenade)

4:15–5:30pm - Jam Session
     with Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

3–4pm - Zac Harmon
1:45pm–2:45pm - Jarekus Singleton
12:30–1:30pm - RL Boyce
11:15am–12:15pm - King Edward​

Front Porch Stage
​(at Wrigley Square)

6:30–7:30pm - Mike Wheeler Band
5–6pm - Russ Green
3:30–4:30pm - Ivy Ford Band
2–3pm - Cash Box Kings
12:30–1:30pm - Erwin Helfer
11am–12pm - Willie Buck

Park Grill Stage
4–4:45pm - Tom Holland &
     The Shuffle Kings

3–3:45pm - Rick King’s Royal Hustle
2–2:45pm - Chicago Bound Blues Band

Rosa’s Lounge
11am–9pm
Daily showcase of Chicago Blues Legends and emerging artists that have called Rosa's Lounge home over the last 35 years.

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The dedication of the Muddy Waters Mural

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