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6:00 PM18:00

Blues and Brews: Benefiting Hope Learning Academy Chicago

Blues and Brews: Benefiting Hope Learning Academy Chicago

June 6th, 2019

6-9 p.m.

Bottom Lounge

1375 W Lake Street

Chicago, IL 60607


Kick off to the Chicago Blues Festival!

Blues Give Me A Feeling Concert, join us for a night of Blues & Brews for Hope!

Hope's mission is to help individuals with developmental disabilities reach optimum growth, independence, and joy. “There’s never been a better time to celebrate our mission,” said Clint Paul, CEO of Hope.

Tickets are $25 each


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8:00 PM20:00

Rosa's Lounge Pro Jam - Hosted by Mary Lane

Rosa's Lounge Pro Jam - Hosted by Mary Lane

Rosa’s Lounge

3420 W Armitage Ave.

Chicago, IL 60647

8 - 11 p.m.

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Rosa's Lounge Pro Jam Hosted by Mary Lane, featuring; Jeffery Labon and Tony Mangiullo. Experienced professional Chicago Blues Musicians jam, guest musicians are sure to join in. Beginning at 10 PM Serious Musicians interested in learning Chicago Blues are invited to sign up and jam with the pros. (musicians don't pay a cover)

Mary Lane is a longtime staple of Chicago's West Side blues circuit, singer Mary Lane was born November 23, 1935 in Clarendon, Arkansas. After honing her skills in local juke joints in the company of Howlin' Wolf, Robert Nighthawk, Little Junior Parker and James Cotton, Lane relocated to Chicago in 1957; backed by Morris Pejoe, she soon cut her debut single "You Don't Want My Lovin' No More" for the Friendly Five label. 2018 she released her newest CD "Travelin' Woman" for Women of Blues Records/Owl Music & Media (Available during the show)

Ticket Price: $10.00

Door Time: 8:00 PM

Restrictions: 21 & over

Food : Available through 2nd Kitchen and 90 Miles Cuban Restaurant.

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5:00 PM17:00

Mary Lane at The Quarry Entertainment Center


Enjoy a night of blues music, while eating a full course meal! Celebrate your Monday night at The Quarry Entertainment Center watching I Can Only Be Mary Lane. This documentary travels back in time to describe Mary Lane’s struggles, successes, and break through over the course of her life.

Mary Lane was born in Clarendon, Arkansas. She made the Great Migration for Blues music to Chicago. Mary is one of the last living musicians who is from this movement. Her story has brought people to tears, laughter and conversation.

This event will include a full course meal and special guest artists.

Quarry Entertainment Center

2423 East 75th St.

Chicago, IL 60649

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9:30 PM21:30

Mary Lane's CD Release Party


Photo credits: icanonlybemarylane.com

Travelin’ Woman CD Release Party at

Buddy Guy Legends

700 S Wabash

Chicago, IL 60605

Come celebrate the release of Mary Lane’s second album, Travelin’ Woman! Her CD will be available to download and purchase online. Share a night of blues music with family and friends March 9th at Buddy Guy’s Legends. This will be an event you won’t want to miss.

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7:00 PM19:00

Special Guest Mary Lane with The Original Chicago Blues All Stars

Motor Row Brewing Company

2737 South Michigan Avenue.

Chicago, IL 60616

Enjoy a night full of blues music done by two highly experienced and known musicians. Both groups will be performing at the Motor Row Brewery on Thursday March 7th.

Mary Lane and The Original Chicago Blues All Stars are both Chicago based. They have performed with a similar, yet not limited array of musicians such as: Howlin’ Wolf, Junior Wells, and Buddy Guy.

Visit both of their Facebook pages to learn more about each group!

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