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New Checkerboard Lounge

Music, Folk, country and blues Hyde Park
Photograph: Martha Williams Checkerboard Lounge

Time Out says

Forced out of its old Bronzeville digs after building difficulties, this legendary old blues club has found a new and rather swankier home in a Hyde Park strip mall. The booking policy remains the same as ever, with popular blues performers such as Vance Kelly appearing regularly.



Address: 5201 S Harper Ct

Cross street: at 52nd St
Transport: Bus: 6, 28, 55. Train: Elec Main to 51st/53rd St (Hyde Park).
Price: Average cocktail: $5
Opening hours: Sun–Fri 6pm–2am; Sat 6pm–3am
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