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Buddy Guy's Legends

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4 out of 5 stars
(2user reviews)
Photograph: Ryan Bourque Buddy Guy Legends

Founded by Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy, this club has hosted everyone from Eric Clapton to David Bowie. Grammy trophies, worn guitars  and Guy's signature polka-dot guitar straps line the walls, which serve as a display case for gifts and accolades the musician has received. These days, you'll find local and national touring blues players gracing the stage seven nights a week. If you want to see Guy play in his own club, come back in January for his annual string of concerts in the venue that bears his name.


Venue name: Buddy Guy's Legends
Address: 700 S Wabash Ave

Cross street: at Balbo Ave
Opening hours: Mon, Tues 5pm-2am; Wed-Fri 11am-2am; Sat noon-3am; Sun noon-2am
Transport: El stop: Red to Harrison. Bus: 2, 6, 10.
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Great place for music. Awful service from the waitstaff, so don't expect much from that.


I went for lunch on June 26th and they had a fantastic acoustic set. Though I do not recall his name, not only could he play guitar exceptionally well, he had a great voice and nailed it. Other than a pretentious group who decided to hold a business meeting over lunch at the table next to us, it was great. Word to the a$$holes that thought it wise to hold a business lunch at a blues club; show some respect for the artist and the guests who actually enjoy live music. Keep your business at the door, the world does not revolve around you.