​​​​​​​​​The festival is over until next year, but here are some 2017 photos:
June 9  | June 10  | June 11


​June 8 | The dedication of the Muddy Waters Mural

THE 2017 LINEUP

JUNE 9
Jay Pritzker Pavilion
5-6pm - John Primer and The Real Deal
6:20-7:05pm - Rhymefest
7:20-9:20pm - Celebrating 40 Years: Billy Branch & The Son of Blues
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with special guests Lurrie Bell, Freddie Dixon, J.W. Williams, Carlos Johnson,
​                     Carl Weathersby, Bill McFarland and Chicago Fire Horns,
and Mae Koen & The Lights

Budweiser Crossroads Stage (South Promenade)
11:15am-12:15pm - Demetria Taylor
12:45-1:45pm - Mary Lane and the No Static Blues Band
2:15-3:15pm - Nick Moss Band
3:45-4:45pm - The Mike Wheeler Band
5:15-6:15pm - Guy King

Mississippi Juke Joint (North Promenade)
11:30am-12:30pm - Blues in the Schools with Katherine Davis and Stone Academy
1-2pm - Eden Brent
2:30-3:30pm - Cedric Burnside Project
4-5pm - Jarekus Singleton
5:30-7:30pm - Jam Session with Cedric Burnside

Front Porch Stage (Harris Theater Rooftop)
Noon–1pm - Rip Lee Pryor
1:20–2:20pm - The Jimmy Burns Band
2:45-3:45pm - Henry Gray & Bob Corritore
4:15–5:15pm - Tribute to Barrelhouse Chuck
                          featuring Billy Flynn, Johnny Iguana, Roosevelt Purifoy and Piano Willie O'Shawny


Blues Village Stage (Wrigley Square, Michigan and Randolph)
NOTE: 
Programmed by the Windy City Blues Society and Fernando Jones' Blues Kids Foundation​
11am - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase

11:45am - Blues Kids Foundation Press Party Showcase
12:30pm - Queen Beautiful
1:30pm - Jamiah Rogers Band

2:30pm - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase

3:15pm - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase
4pm - Rob Stone & Friends
5pm - Andrew Diehl Trio

6pm - Fernando Jones Presents: The International Pro Jam

6:45pm - Blues Kids Foundation Jam Session

730pm - Derrick Procell Band


JUNE 10
Jay Pritzker Pavilion (Soul/R&B Night)
5-6pm - Nellie "Tiger" Travis
6:30-7:45pm - Theo Huff and the New Agenda Band
8:15-9:30pm - William Bell

Budweiser Crossroads Stage (South Promenade)
11:15am-12:15pm - Chicago Wind with Matthew Skoller & Deitra Farr
12:45-1:45pm - Lynne Jordan & The Shivers
2:15-3:15pm - Big Bill Morganfield
3:45-4:45pm - Coco Montoya
5:15-6:15pm - Southside Tribute to Killer Ray Allison
                         with Joe Pratt & The Source One Band and JoJo Murray

Mississippi Juke Joint(North Promenade)
11:30am-12:30pm - Panel Discussion: Mississippi Blues Trail 10th Anniversary
                                    with Jim O’Neal, Dr. Edgar Smith, Scott Barretta and Alex Thomas
1-2pm - Christone “Kingfish” Ingram
2:30-3:30pm - Bridges to the Blues by Donda’s House
4-5pm - Vick Allen
5:30-7:30pm - Jam Session with Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith

Front Porch Stage (Harris Theater Rooftop)
12 Noon-1pm - Khalif Wailin’ Walter
1:20-2:20pm - Eddie Taylor, Jr.’s Tribute to Eddie Taylor, Sr.
2:45-3:45pm - Jimmy Johnson Band
4:15-5:15pm - Harmonica Hinds Quartet


Blues Village Stage (Wrigley Square, Michigan and Randolph)
NOTE: 
Programmed by the Windy City Blues Society and Fernando Jones' Blues Kids Foundation​
11am - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase
11:45am - Blues Kids Foundation Press Party Showcase

12:30pm - Dr. Odie Payne III & The Pain Relief Smooth Blues Band
1:30pm - Alastair Greene Band
2:30pm - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase
3:15pm - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase
4pm - Darren Jay & The Delta Souls
5pm - Mike Ledbetter Band​​

6pm - Blues Kids Foundation Jam Session 
6:45pm - Fernando Jones: Salute to the Divine 9 Concert

730pm - Bo Ricketts


JUNE 11

Jay Pritzker Pavilion
5-6pm - Ronnie Baker Brooks
6:20-7:20pm - Rhiannon Giddens
7:40-9:30pm - Gary Clark Jr.

Budweiser Crossroads Stage (South Promenade)
11:15am-12:15 - Tail Dragger and the Allstars
12:45-1:45pm - The Blues Disciples with special guest Ms. Erica Johnson and Milwaukee Slim
2:15-3:15pm - Vance Kelly and the Backstreet Blues Band
3:45-4:45pm - Rick Estrin & The Nightcats
5:15-6:15pm - Melvia “Chick” Rodgers-Williams

Mississippi Juke Joint (North Promenade)
11:30am-12:30 - Panel Discussion: Tribute to Amy Van Singel
                             with Dick Shurman, Jim O’Neal and Rebecca Sive
1-2pm - JJ Thames
2:30-3:30pm - Zakiya Hooker
4-5pm - Denise LaSalle
5:30-7:45pm - Jam Session with Eddie Taylor, Jr.

Front Porch Stage (Harris Theater Rooftop)
12 Noon-1pm - The Como Mamas
1:20-2:20pm - Mud Morganfield Band
2:45-3:45pm - Chi-Town Harp Showcase featuring Omar Coleman, Russ Green and Lamont Harris
4:15-5:15pm - Wallace Coleman


Blues Village Stage (Wrigley Square, Michigan and Randolph)
NOTE:
Programmed by the Windy City Blues Society and Fernando Jones' Blues Kids Foundation
11am - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase
11:45am - Blues Kids Foundation Press Party Showcase
12:30pm - JB Ritchie and Buzz Krantz
1:30pm - Thaddeus Krolicki & Friends

2:30pm - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase
3:15pm - Blues Kids Foundation Showcase
4pm - Cash Box Kings
5pm - Shoji Naito & The New Cool Old School

6pm - Fernando Jones

6:45pm - Blues Kids Foundation Ultimate Jam Session
730pm - Black Oil Brothers

34th Annual Chicago Blues Festival

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