WE crown the winners of the Chicago Blues Challenge. One Band, One Solo or Duet and a youth group. The winners Travel to Memphis in January 2023 to represent Chicago and compete against the rest of the Blues World in the International Blues Challenge. The money raised through these events helps pay for the cost of the trip to Memphis. We , and all the musicians appreciate your support of the Chicago Blues Challenge.
The premier blues club in the world. Owned and operated by the Grammy winning blues legend himself, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Buddy Guy.
Blues fans know - There is only one place in Chicago to experience the finest Blues seven nights a week, enjoy southern Cajun soul food, and behold a major archive of Blues memorabilia. That place is Buddy Guy's Legends at 700 S. Wabash!
The International Blues Challenge represents the worldwide search for blues bands and solo/duo blues performers ready for the international stage, yet just needing that extra big break. The world’s largest gathering of blues musicians will take place on Beale Street, with over 20 clubs hosting the challengers and fans. In addition to featuring these final rounds of the prestigious blues music competition, the IBC event week will offer seminars, showcases, master classes, film screenings, networking events, book signings, and receptions for blues societies, fans, and professionals.
Nov. 2016 .Buddy Guy's Legends