Enjoy the largest free blues festival in the world! Five stages and more than 500,000 blues fans take over Grant Park, proving our city 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.
The theme for 2014 is Blues By The Lake.
Headliners – Petrillo Music Shell
Friday: (Celebrate Centennial of John Lee “Sonny Boy” Williamson) The Siegel-Schwall Blues Band with Sam Lay, Billy Boy Arnold, Marcella Detroit, Billy Branch and Omar Coleman
Saturday: Bettye LaVette
Sunday: Dr. John