Chicago Underground Blues Experience

After Hours

After the Blues Fest, grab a bite to eat and then head over to the after-hours locations. Check out the Google map. It contains all the locations and times!

Thursday Night

7pm-11pm: Meet & Greet at Heather Merrell's
1719 N. Hudson Ave, Chicago, 60614, (rear apartment - just come through the gate and go 'round back)
We will provide some basics for the grill (burgers and hot dogs). LOCALS!! Please come welcome our out of towners and bring something to share! (bring your own alcohol)

Last names-
A-E Brings Drinks
E-M Brings Sides
N-R Brings Plates, Cups, Silverware, Napkins
S-Z Brings Desserts

Check out the Facebook invitation and let us know what you plan to bring.

OUT OF TOWNERS - Bring yourselves and whatever you would like to drink.

Friday Night

10pm-2am: optional local bar crawl (If you've got a car and want to hit some of these local gems, these are the bars we'd recommend visiting before the after-hours party. These are not "official" CUBE hotspots... just places you might want to check out if you're inclined.)
Blue Chicago 536 N. Clark - The JW Williams Blues Band w/Patricia Scott
Buddy Guy's 700 S. Wabash - BILLY BRANCH, Carl Weathersby, John Primer, Lurrie Bell, Adam Gussow
Rosa's Lounge 3420 W. Armitage - Lil' Ed & The Blues Imperials

Midnight-6am: After-hours house party at Jamé Corrar's
3153 W. Washington #1, Chicago, 60612 (this location is two blocks from the Kedzie Green Line stop, but this train stops around 1am and starts up again at 6am. Check the CTA schedule for alternate details if you don't have a ride.)
12-2am Guest Slots 2-4am Lydia Breen 4-6am Alex Pfeiffer

Saturday Night

10-midnight: Nick's Beergarden 1516 N. Milwaukee - James Wheeler
There are tons of places in this neighborhoood to get late night snacks. If you're hungry, grab a bite in the area before heading to the after-hours.

Midnight-6am: After-hours party at Silverspace
1474 N. Milwaukee, Chicago IL (2 blocks from the North & Damen Blue Line)
$5 donation
midnight-2am Lippy
2-4 Shoshi Krieger
4-6 John Joven & Ruby Red tag team

Sunday Night

9pm-10pm - Grab dinner and a Beer at Jerry's
1938 W Division St @ Damen, Chicago IL
10:pm-2am - DJ'ed Blues and Brew at Jerry's
10-12 Guest Slots
12-2 Jamison Valenta

2am-6am: Decompression at Silverspace
1474 N. Milwaukee, Chicago IL (2 blocks from the North & Damen Blue Line)
$5 donation
2-3:30am Anna Washenko
3:30-5am Will Newby
5-6am Alex Pfeiffer

View Chicago Underground Blues Experience in a larger map