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2024 Chicago Blues Festival

June 6–9

THURSDAY, JUNE 6 
Ramova Theatre  (3520 S. Halsted)
6pm (doors, 5pm) | FREE, Standing Room only
​(subject to venue capacity)
18+ (minors accompanied by their guardian will be admitted).
Shemekia Copeland, Ronnie Baker Brooks 
You must fill out the online RSVP, which will be available May 1. 

MILLENIUM PARK SCHEDULE (FREE)
FRIDAY, JUNE 7

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
7:45-9:00pm  Centennial Tribute to Jimmy Rogers
       featuring Kim Wilson, Jimmy D. Lane,
       Kenny“Blues Boss” Wayne, Bob Margolin,  
       Sebastian Lane, Felton Crews, and
       Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

6:30-7:30pm Mr. Sipp
5:15-6:15pm Corey Harris
5:00-5:15pm National Anthem 

Visit Mississippi Juke Joint Stage
(South Promenade)

4:30-5:45pm Big A & The Allstars
3:00-4:15pm J’Cenae
1:30-2:45pm Keith Johnson & The Big Muddy Band
12-1:15pm    Nora Jean Wallace

Rosa’s Lounge
​(North Promenade)

6:30-7:45pm WDCB Last Call with Carlos Johnson
5:00-6:15pm  Sheryl Youngblood
3:30-4:45pm  Luke Pytel Band w/Laretha Weathersby
2:00-3:15pm  Ivy Ford
12:30-1:45pm Lil’ Jimmy Reed with Ben Levin

SATURDAY, JUNE 8
Jay Pritzker Pavilion

7:45-9:00pm Southern Avenue
6:30-7:30pm Vanessa Collier
5:00-6:15pm Centennial Tribute to DinahWashington
                     featuring Dee Alexander, Bruce Henry,
                     Miguel de la Cerna, Jeremiah Hunt,
                     Charles Heath IV, and Melody Angel

4:45-5:00pm  National Anthem 

Visit Mississippi Juke Joint Stage
(South Promenade)

4:30-5:45pm Dexter Allen
3:00-4:15pm Ra’Shad The Blues Kid
1:30-2:45pm Melvin Taylor
12-1:15pm    Mzz Reese and Reese’s Pieces

Rosa’s Lounge
(North Promenade)

6:30-7:45pm WDCB Last Call with Ivan Singh
5:00-6:15pm The Mike Wheeler Band
3:30-4:45pm  Jamiah "Dirty Deacon" Rogers
                     and the Dirty Church Band

2:00-3:15pm  Vino Louden
12:30-1:45pm Al Spears & The Hurricane Project

SUNDAY, JUNE 9
Jay Pritzker Pavilion

7:45-9:00pm Buddy Guy
6:30-7:30pm Cash Box Kings
5:00-6:15pm Centennial Tribute to Otis Spann
                    featuring Johnny Iguana,
                    Roosevelt Purifoy,
                    Miss Lee Kanehira, Ariyo,
                    Oscar Wilson, Bob Stroger, Billy Flynn
                    and Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

4:45-5:00pm National Anthem 

Visit Mississippi Juke Joint Stage
(South Promenade)

4:30-5:45pm Jaye Hammer
3:00-4:15pm Anissa Hampton
1:30-2:45pm Jonathan Ellison & The RAS Blues Band
12-1:15pm    Southern Komfort Brass Band

Rosa’s Lounge
(North Promenade)

6:30-7:45pm WDCB Last Call with
                    The Stephen Hull Experience
5:00-6:15pm Melody Angel
3:30-4:45pm Omar Coleman Westside Soul
2:00-3:15pm  Joey J. Saye Trio
12:30-1:45pm Nate Manos Band
                      with Alicia “Ya Yah” Townsend

​2018 ​​PHOTOS 
JUNE 8
JUNE 9
JUNE 10


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