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Chicago Blues Festival, Illinois

 
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Anonymous's pictureby Anonymous Night Life & Entertainment travel tip
added on the 19th of July, 2010
The Chicago Blues Festival usually takes place every year in early June in Grant Park. It is the largest Blues Festival in the world, so it's an absolute must for blues-lovers. The festival features three days of performance by top-class blues musicians on five stages, and it always draws hundreds of thousands of fans. The ultimate proof that Chicago is the blues capital of the world.

Address:
Grant Park, Jackson Blvd. & Columbus Dr.

Price:
Free

 
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