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The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago's Music Festivals. During three days on five stages, more than 500,000 blues fans prove that Chicago is the "Blues Capital of the World." Past performers include Bonnie Raitt, Ray Charles, B.B. King, the late Bo Diddley, Buddy Guy and the late Koko Taylor.
FESTIVAL INFORMATION & RESOURCES
Map of Grant Park
Parking Details: Park right below the music! Garage locations are Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage at 5 S. Columbus Drive, Grant Park North Garage at 25 N. Michigan Ave. and Grant Park South Garage at 325 S. Michigan Ave.
Packages: $30 all-day parking /Millennium Park Garage and Millennium Lakeside Garage (regular rates apply at Grant Park North & Grant Park South Garages)
Purchase Options: pay at parking location; call 312.616.0600
Sponsors of the 2013 Chicago Blues Festival.
Blues Festival Press Room
Find information about obtaining media credentials for Blues Festival.
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FREE Admission • Grant Park • June 13 - 15, 2014
31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival
Petrillo Music Shell Headliners
Friday, June 13
- 6pm Carolina Chocolate Drops (not confirmed yet)
- 7pm TBA
- 8:15pm A Tribute to Celebrate the Centennial of John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson featuring The Siegel-Schwall Blues Band with Sam Lay, Billy Boy Arnold , Marcella Detroit and more.
Saturday, June 14
- 6pm TBA
- 8:15pm Bettye LaVette
Sunday, June 15
- 5:30pm Nikki Hill
- 6:45pm Aaron Neville
- 8:15pm Dr. John
The complete schedule of the 2014 Chicago Blues Festival will be released later this spring.
Helpful information for planning your
visit to Chicago for the Blues Festival.
Helpful information on the Chicago Blues Festival.