Chicago - Chicago Bluesfest Kickoff Jam

The Chicago Bluesfest Kickoff Jam

In it's tenth year, the Chicago Chapter will put together a stellar lineup of local and national acts, all paying tribute to the genre that put the city on the musical map.

With performances by:
The Brooks Family Blues Dynasty featuring Lonnie Brooks, Ronnie and Wayne Baker Brooks

The Chicago Blues Divas featuring Deitra Farr, Peaches Staten and Nellie “Tiger” Travis

Shemekia Copeland

Matthew Skoller & Lurie Bell

Lil’ Ed Williams

and a special appearance by Billy Branch

Hosted by:

Chicago's Big Sexy Bluesman & Voice of BB Kings Bluesville - Big LLou Johnson

Individuals (standing room only)
$10 – Academy Members – ADVANCE PURCHASE ONLY
$30 – Non-Members and at the door

$200 - Reserved Seating for Four 


Buddy Guys Legends
700 S. Wabash
Chicago, IL 60605
United States
June 6, 2012 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm