The $30 ticket to the Chicago Blues Tour includes admission to six clubs with shuttle service between venues. Early-bird buses start at 6 PM from HotHouse, 31 E. Balbo, where Satellite Mike Stein, Whip Jr., and Larry Chalifoux play until 8. For info and advance tickets see www.chicagobluestour.com or call 866-548-3258.
552 E. 75th, 773-636-3422
PM Shirley King
31 E. Balbo, 312-362-9707
PM Killer Ray Allison, David "Chainsaw" Dupont
Lee's Unleaded Blues
7401 S. South Chicago, 773-493-3477
PM Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters
1044 W. 51st, 708-612-4657
PM Fantastic L-Roy & the Bulletproof Band
3420 W. Armitage, 773-342-0452
PM Willie Davis & the All-Star Band with Brian Lupo, Sharon Lewis Band
7313 S. Halsted, 773-723-0592
PM Fred Johnson & the Checkmates
Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): photo/James Fraher.