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Chicago Blues Festival

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Chicago Blues Festival 2017
Photograph: Max Herman

Time Out says

Chicago honors its legacy as a city of 12-bar melodies and wailing guitar solos by hosting this annual blues music festival, bringing living legends and local players to Millennium Park for four days of electrifying performances. This year's lineup includes headlining sets from rockers Los Lobos, gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama with Bobby Rush, and singer Mud Morganfield. Plus, new this year is a a blues-inspired smokehouse, dubbed Wally's BBQ Pit, where guests can feast on delicious barbecue in between acts.


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