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Smiley Tillmon playing during a preview of this weekend's Chicago Blues Festival. (Credit: Steve Miller)

Blues Artists Play Preview Show For Annual Festival In Grant Park

Chicago’s 31st annual Blues Festival is this coming weekend. WBBM’s Steve Miller took a look at a sampling.

06/09/2014

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Best Activities To Celebrate Father’s Day In Chicago

From a beer and barbecue boat ride to an arts festival, you and your dad can have a great weekend together while celebrating Father’s Day.

06/06/2014

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Lineup Announced For Chicago’s Blues Festival

The city’s announcing the line-up for Chicago’s first major summer music festival, reports WBBM’s Regine Schlesinger.

04/01/2014

Fernando Jones’ Blues Kids of America perform at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on the opening night of the 2013 Chicago Blues Festival. (Credit: CBS)

Blues Fest Kicks Off At Millennium Park, Moves To Grant Park

Blues fans filled the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Thursday for the first night of the 30th Annual Chicago Blues Festival.

WBBM Newsradio–06/07/2013

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Best Free Summer Music Events In Chicago

A great concert doesn’t have to cost a dime. Treat your ears by attending free music concerts this summer in and around Chicago.

05/23/2013

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Best Outdoor Concerts To Look Forward To This Summer In Chicago

From a spring concert set among an historic home to a summer-long festival, Chicago is the place to be for music lovers. Check out the following performances the next time you’re in the mood to hear a live concert.

04/11/2013

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Mavis Staples To Headline This Year’s Blues Festival

Gospel and rhythm and blues legend Mavis Staples is the headliner for this year’s Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park.

CBS Chicago–06/08/2012

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2012 Chicago’s Blues Festival Preview

Summer time means it is time for the largest free blues festival in the world to once again take place in Chicago at Grant Park. Check out this year’s highlights and must-see performers.

05/31/2012

Picnic In The City

Free Summer Concert Guide

Here’s a rundown of notable upcoming performances that are strictly free of charge!

06/10/2011

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2011 Chicago Blues Festival Guide

The Chicago Blues Festival will take place in Grant Park, June 10-12. Get line-up information, maps, food, travel guides & more!

06/08/2011

Blues Festival, 1986

Crowd In Daley Plaza Gets Preview Of Blues Festival

The lunchtime crowd on the Daley Plaza was treated to a preview of this weekend’s Chicago Blues Festival.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2011