Best Jazz & Blues Clubs Tour, Chicago

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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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

Create Your Own Walk in Chicago

Create Your Own Walk in Chicago

Creating your own self-guided walk in Chicago is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
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
Shopping Tour

Shopping Tour

Chicago offers a wide variety of shopping experience, from upscale boutiques, unique shops to discount outlet malls, and everything in between. Don't miss a great entertaining experience. Take this walking tour to discover the most famous shopping destinations in Chicago.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.4 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
Nightlife Tour Part 2

Nightlife Tour Part 2

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: 3.5 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
Art Galleries Tour

Art Galleries Tour

The art world in Chicago is considered vast. There is a large number of art galleries in this city and each gallery has its own unique setup and outstanding exhibitions on display. The beautiful galleries feature works in a wide range of fields, from up-and-coming artists to famous artists like Pablo Picasso. Take this walking tour to explore some of the most famous galleries in Chicago.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.3 km

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