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Chicago Blues Festival Application Procedures


Crowd enjoying a performance on the Mississippi Juke Joint stage at the 2013 Chicago Blues Festival

Chicago Blues Festival

  • Dates: June 13-15, 2014
  • Location: Grant Park, Chicago, IL
  • Genres: Blues / R&B, Traditional Blues, Contemporary Blues
  • Average Attendance: 500,000
  • Submissions Accepted: Sept. 3-Dec. 31, 2013

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is accepting submissions starting on September 3 through December 31, 2013 for consideration to perform at the 2014 Chicago Blues Festival.

All submissions should include a brief bio highlighting past performances, photo (if available) and CD/DVD of performances. Please be sure to include an email address, phone number and mailing address.


Please note: No submissions will be accepted after December 31, 2013.


Please forward submissions to:
Chicago Blues Festival
Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St., 4th Fl.
Chicago, IL 60602



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