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Chicago Blues Express: South Side Blues, Soul, & Funk

Chicago Blues Records

Friday, September 23, 2011 at 7:00 PM (CDT)

Chicago Blues Express: South Side Blues, Soul, & Funk

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
GROUP A: 7:30PM Departure (please arrive by 7:15 to board)
GROUP A: Reserved seat 7:30PM (please arrive by 7:15 to board)
Ended $99.00 $3.46

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NOTE: discounted hotel rooms at Congress Plaza until August 27: http://www.chicagobluesweekend.com

NOTE: If the event is sold out, you can sign up for the wait list -- if we get to 6 people on the wait list, we will add capacity and you'll be sent a message alerting you that tickets are available.  You'll then have 24 hours to purchase the 'waitlisted' tickets before they are made available to the general public.

Shuttles depart from downtown Chicago, visit 4 venues featuring live blues bands,  and return downtown 5 to 5 1/2 hours later.  Seats are reserved and you must remain with your Group for the entire itinerary.


  • All admissions and transportation to 4 clubs
  • 3 drinks (soft drink, beer, wine, or well drink -- upgrades available at cost at time of purchase)
  • 1 Chicago Blues CD

Mz. Peachez performs on the Chicago Blues Weekend

Killer Ray Allison

Enjoy the sounds of Chicago Soul, Funk & Blues at three south side venues: visit the classic, gritty  Big O Cocktail Lounge, which features veteran guitarist  Killer Ray Allison & the Killer Band; get cozy in the funky Zodiac Lounge, where Super Percy & His Soul Clique holds down their regular Friday set; jump and shout with rising blues phenom Mz. Peachez, who hosts a weekly set at the historic Lee’s Unleaded Blues, a revue-style show which often includes local luminaries like Shorty Mack, and Brown Sugar; the last stop of the night allows you to catch Super Percyveteran blues diva Mary Lane at the "Route 66 roadhouse of the blues", The Water Hole.    



Mary Lane sings on the Chicago Blues WeekendChoose your departure time and be ready to board 15 minutes prior to departure.  By purchasing this ticket, you agree to comply with the timed itinerary of the tour, and to follow all pertinent laws and ordinances while on the tour (alcohol is not allowed in containers on the shuttle, nor is it permitted outside of the venues).  Any violation of this agreement will result in your expulsion from the tour.

GroupA Friday Blues Express  
  Arrive Depart
Congress   7:30PM 
Big O 7:45PM  9:10PM 
Lee's 9:15PM  10:10PM 
10:20PM  11:20PM 
Waterhole 11:40PM 


Congress 1:00PM   

get ready for this kind of fun with Killer Ray Allison...

GroupB Friday Blues Express  
  Arrive Depart
Congress   8:30PM
Zodiac 8:45PM 9:45PM
Big O
9:50PM 10:55PM
11:10PM 12:10AM
Waterhole 12:35AM 1:15AM
Congress 1:25AM  
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When & Where

520 S. Michigan Ave.

Friday, September 23, 2011 at 7:00 PM (CDT)

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Chicago Blues Records

Chicago Blues Records is dedicated to the promotion of original songwriters and we hope that providing this opportunity to see original blues artists performing live in real blues lounges will help promote a new generation of blues artists.

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Chicago Blues Express: South Side Blues, Soul, & Funk
Chicago, United States Events Performance Music

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