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Chicago is known for Chicago Blues, soul, jazz, and gospel. Musicians such as Johnny Pate, Riley Hampton, Jerry Butler and the Impressions, and Etta James all started in the Chicago music scene. Frank Sinatra’s song “Chicago” also helped to popularize jazz music.


The Smashing Pumpkins are Chicago natives that emerged in the early 90s. The rock scene continues to flourish with up-and-coming indie artists like The Academy Is.. Chicago is also home to several music entertainment festivals such as Lollapalooza, the Intonation Music Festival and the Pitchfork Music Festival.


Kingston Mines is hot music venue that offers Chicago’s famous blues every night of the week. Seven nights a week Kingston Mines presents Chicago Blues on two stages with two bands and guest vocalists. Martyrs’ is another popular spot to enjoy an eclectic variety of music ranging from rockabilly to Irish. You can enjoy even more music at the House of Blues which offers a mix of blues, jazz, funk, rap and many other genres. Blues giants like R.L. Burnside and Taj Mahal have performed at the House of Blues.


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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60601
  • Alternative, Folk, Electronic, Rock
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Vocalist - General, Acoustic Guitar, Vocalist - Alto
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60647
  • Acoustic, Folk, Electronic, Progressive
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Background Singer, Electronic Music, Vocalist - General, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Keyboard, Piano
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60614
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60622
  • Heavy Metal, Blues, Classic Rock, Rock
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Vocalist - General, Rhythm Guitar, Other Percussion, Mandolin, Vocalist - Alto
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60647
  • Heavy Metal, Rock, Progressive
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60614
  • Alternative, Heavy Metal, Other, Rock
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Rhythm Guitar
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60176
  • Acoustic, Bluegrass, Cover/Tribute
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60542
  • Blues, Funk, Country
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Vocalist - General, Rhythm Guitar, Violin, Fiddle
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60629
  • R&B, Blues, Jazz, Funk
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Keyboard, Background Singer
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60654
  • Acoustic, Blues, Classic Rock, Cover/Tribute
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Vocalist - General, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Harmonica
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60625
  • Christian Contemporary, Classic Rock, Heavy Metal, Rock
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Keyboard, Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Vocalist - General
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60607
  • Alternative, Acoustic, Christian Contemporary, Rock
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Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Other, Electronic Music, Vocalist - General, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60638
  • Alternative, Heavy Metal, Acoustic, Rock
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Keyboard, Banjo, Vocalist - Baritone, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60638
  • Alternative, Other, Electronic, World
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Vocalist - General, Keyboard, Electronic Music
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60618
  • Alternative, Acoustic, Rock, Progressive
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Vocalist - General, Vocalist - Tenor, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60606
  • Funk, Rock
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Bass Guitar
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60612
  • Acoustic, Classic Rock, Cover/Tribute, Rock
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Vocalist - General, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60614
  • Country
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Piano
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60622
  • Other
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Vocalist - General, Acoustic Guitar
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  • Chicago, Illinois, 60616
  • Blues, Other, Rock
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Vocalist - General, Drums, Other Percussion, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer
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