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Buddy Guy's Legends

700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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January Buddy Show

Buy tickets to January Buddy shows EARLY...this guy has a following like you’ve never seen and he... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tallahassee, Florida
via mobile
Amazing music!

The beer and food were terrible but we didn't care because the music was so amazing. Worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aubrey F
toronto, Canada
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Buddy Guy's Legends include his own reputation, plus the amazing array of local and national blues performers drawn to this music hotspot.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“cover charge” (44 reviews)
“blues club” (29 reviews)
“great blues” (27 reviews)
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-427-1190
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buy tickets to January Buddy shows EARLY...this guy has a following like you’ve never seen and he only plays at his own club one month a year. We arrived around 845 for the show that started at 930 (opener Lil Ed) and Buddy followed immediately...More

Thank beachg0er07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The beer and food were terrible but we didn't care because the music was so amazing. Worth a visit just to enjoy the atmosphere. Don't order too much.

Thank Aubrey F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by when staying in the City over Christmas and had a great evening listening to the legendary Jimmy Johnson. He might be 89, but his voice is still great and he's not bad on the guitar either. The food was basic with lots of...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I guess maybe I was unluck with the music show, but the staff, specially the so entitled manager, are too rude and don't seem to care about what they are doing. The manager seemed to be drunk or on drugs. I can think of tens...More

Thank markstcft
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I went with my wife and a guy that works for the place was completely inappropriate to my wife and tried to pick a fight with me. When I asked to see the manager he told me that it was him, and a bartender confirmed...More

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I went with a party of 4, including my cousin and mother in law, which are both above 60 years old. We got there after 10pm and there were no tables for us to sit. Two men that were sitting on the bar, nearest to...More

3  Thank howardjohnsonid
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Buddy Guys Legend is a great place to stop by for some good, soulful Blues music and if your lucky the legend himself will play. We we're lucky to have him play the night we were there and it was entertaining. We had a company...More

Thank Harshal V
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Buddy Guys is one of my mom and dad's favorite places in Chicago, so we ate lunch here the day before Thanksgiving and it was virtually empty. We had just missed the afternoon acoustic show, so that might have been why the place wasn't full....More

Thank h_blond2
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

What a great place! Full of old guitars, two bars and a stage! The service was good, prompt and efficient. The food was typical Deep South with burgers, catfish and gumbo! Really delicious and very reasonably priced. Keithen Banks was the singer over lunch and...More

1  Thank travelchap100
Reviewed 13 November 2017

If you love the blues, this is your place. The music is just so good, and if you're lucky, you might even see Buddy himself. Every night is a great experience. (I planned to go once and ended up going back every night I was...More

Thank MadeleineRose59
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Questions & Answers
2 January 2018|
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Response from Gabriel C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but if i’ll be you I would expect not to pay the extra $10. Ask them to clarify when get there. The truth is, if you’re a fan the extra $10 won’t make a difference :)
Connie W
26 August 2017|
Response from Gabriel C | Reviewed this property |
$10 cover charge, you need to call the venue and ask who's featuring the night u want to go
Lily A
3 May 2017|
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Response from mary_cipollone | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about ticket sales at Buddy Guy Legends Club. When I had gone to the club it was a last minute decision. I waited in line to get in.