The $30 ticket to the Winter Delights Chicago Blues Tour includes admission to six clubs with shuttle service between venues. Early-bird buses start at 6 PM from the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Randolph, where Chainsaw Dupont will play there from 5:15 to 6:55. After 7:30 you can leave from any venue. For info and advance tickets, which are strongly recommended, see www.chicagobluestour.com or call 866-548-3258.
31 E. Balbo, 312-362-9707
7 PM Yoko Noge & Jazz Me Blues, Chainsaw Dupont & the Blues Warriors
Lee's Unleaded Blues
7401 S. South Chicago, 773-493-3477
7 PM Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters
1044 W. 51st, 708-612-4657
7 PM Fantastic L-Roy & the Bulletproof Band
Red Pepper Lounge
428 E. 87th, 773-873-5700
7 PM Joe Barr & Soul Express
3420 W. Armitage, 773-342-0452
7:30 PM Willie Davis & the All-Star Band with Brian Lupo, Sharon
7313 S. Halsted, 773-723-0592
6:15 PM Fred Johnson & the Checkmates
Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): photo/James Fraher.