Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour, Chicago

Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour, Chicago
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Chicago is considered to be one of the most important destinations where Jazz & Blues developed. In the 1920s this city became a center of hot jazz. At the same time blues started to invade Chicago. So if you are a fan of Jazz and/or Blues or you simply like listening to great music, take this walking tour and don't miss the chance to visit some of the best Jazz & Blues clubs in Chicago.

Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour Map

Guide Name: Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour
Guide Location: USA » Chicago (See other walking tours in Chicago)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 5
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Author: doris
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Underground Wonder Bar

1) Underground Wonder Bar

The Underground Wonder Bar was established in 1989 by Lonie Walker, who plays there three nights a week. The main genres played are jazz and blues, however, acoustic guitar and piano music are often played as well. Guest artists also play reggae, funk, folk and...   view more
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Blue Chicago on Clark

2) Blue Chicago on Clark

Blue Chicago on Clark mainly stages female vocalists who beautifully sing blues. The soulful sounds heard at Blue Chicago are, no doubt, legendary. The spacious room features a stage for those performing, and a dance floor for the visitors who cannot resist...   view more
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Pops for Champagne

3) Pops for Champagne

Pops for Champagne is one of the most elegant Chicago's live music clubs. It offers more than 125 sparkling wines and champagne to please every single guest. The great Jazz sets start at 9 PM. Pops for Champagne is the ideal location if you want to enjoy a night out in a classy, tasteful...   view more
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Andy's Jazz Club

4) Andy's Jazz Club

Andy's Jazz Club stages live jazz concerts in the afternoons, evenings and at night. So, no matter the time of the day, you are very welcome to listen to some true Chicago Jazz. The wonderful performers cover a wide range of different genres from Traditional to Latin, Pop and Afro-Pop. The choice of food there is quite...   view more
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Buddy Guy's Legends

5) Buddy Guy's Legends

Buddy Guy's Legends gained a reputation of a Chicago premier blues club. The club can be distinguished for the diverse programs that include local, national and international blues acts. The stage of the club was graced by some of the most famous artists such as Van Morrison, The Rolling Stones, The Black Crowes, Lou Rawls, David Bowie and many...   view more

Walking Tours in Chicago, Illinois

Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Nightlife Tour, Part 1

Legendary Cocktail Lounges play an important part in Chicago's nightlife. Here you can feel the city pulsing with the beat of extraordinary performances of live jazz, blues, rock, folk and country. At Chicago's cocktail lounges you can meet the trendiest people and relax over the magnificent cocktails. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous cocktail lounges that Chicago has to offer.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 1

Souvenir Shopping Part 1

It would be a pity to leave Chicago without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Chicago, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.8 km
Discovering Chinatown

Discovering Chinatown

Located in the Armour Square, the Chinatown in Chicago was first established in 1912. It is considered the best example of American Chinatown. Here, you will find a wide range of unique boutiques, specialty shops, amazing religious buildings, Chinese medicine stores and Chinese restaurants. Take this walking tour to discover Chicago's Chinatown.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.5 km
Architectural Walking Tour in The Loop District

Architectural Walking Tour in The Loop District

Chicago features an outstanding architectural legacy. This city has long been connected with some of architecture's most important names: Frank Lloyd Wright, Louis Sullivan, Mies van der Rohe, and Holabird & Root. The Loop District offers an extensive number of Chicago's famous architectural "must-see" buildings such as Old Post Office, Sears Tower, Old St. Patrick's Church, or Rookery Building. Take this walking tour to explore the most famous constructions of the Loop District, Chicago.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.7 km
Souvenir Shopping Part 2

Souvenir Shopping Part 2

It would be a pity to leave Chicago without having explored its specialty shops and bringing home something truly original. We've compiled a list of gifts and souvenirs, which are unique to Chicago, that a visitor might like to purchase to reflect their visit.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 9.9 km
The Magnificent Mile Area Walk

The Magnificent Mile Area Walk

The Magnificent Mile is located between the Chicago River and the Lake Shore Drive. It is considered one of the great avenues of the world, being Chicago's version of the Champs-Elysees. Take this walk to explore the Magnificent Mile boulevard and the surrounding area, that features a wide selection of amazing shops, world-known museums, restaurants and spectacular architecture.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km

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