Chicago Blues Weekend will include 2 Blues Express Shuttles and 2 Blues History Tours.
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Once again the Congress Plaza Hotel is offering rooms for just
$159/night in a landmark Michigan Ave. hotel to all Chicago Blues
Weekend guests. It’s a short walk from Buddy Guy’s Legends, Chicago
Blues Express Shuttles and Chicago Blues History Tour will make
pickups there, and it’s right across the street from beautiful Grant
Park and a short cab ride from House of Blues. If you stay at the
Congress Plaza Hotel, you’ll be able to walk right downstairs for the
meet ‘n greet before the shuttle departure.
Rooms will be available for $159 until April 13th at the Chicago Blues Weekend site:
CHICAGO BLUES EXPRESS SHUTTLE FRIDAY & SATURDAY!
May 13 and May 14 will feature a Chicago Blues Express shuttle.
Shuttles depart from the Congress Plaza Hotel Tap at 520 S. Michigan,
and visit 4 venues featuring live blues band, and return downtown 4.5
to 5 hours later. Seats are reserved and you will have your own
reserved shuttle seat for the entire itinerary.
- All admissions & cozy shuttle-van transportation to 4 venues
- 3 drinks (soft drink, beer, wine, or well drink — upgrades available at additional cost at time of purchase)
- Souvenir Poster
- Chicago blues CD download
Full itineraries and club / performer details are available at
CHICAGO BLUES HISTORY TOUR :
SATURDAY (SOUTH SIDE/CHESS RECORDS) & SUNDAY (WEST SIDE / MAXWELLST.)
We’re also featuring two historical / sightseeing tours, on Saturday
it will include a tour of the famous Chess Records building (now run
by the Blues Heaven Foundation); on Sunday, we’ll visit the Maxwell
Market District for a Polish and weather permitting, a live blues jam.
Both tours will be hosted by yours truly, with narrative outlining the
historical background of both landmark locations as it relates to the
development of Chicago blues, and Chicago as the blues capital.
Full details and departure time and location information are available at
JAZZ RECORD MART SPECIAL OFFER:
Jazz Record Mart discounts all weekend long — show your event ticket
to get 10% off any regular-priced item at the world’s best jazz &
blues record store, 25 E. Illinois. The Blues History Tours can be
boarded at the Record Mart, so you can take advantage of the discount
upon your return.
HOUSE OF BLUES GOSPEL BRUNCH SUNDAY
After enjoying the Gospel Brunch at House of Blues Sunday morning or early afternoon, and/or the Blues History Tour in the morning, you could probably even slip in some discount shopping at the Jazz Record Mart!
Gospel Brunch Tickets and Information:
FULL CHICAGO BLUES WEEKEND EVENT SCHEDULE & TICKET INFO: