Chicago Blues Festival

Chicago Blues Festival 2024

Chicago Private Yacht Rentals exclusive charter pairings with the Chicago Blues Festival for June 6, 7, 8, and 9.

The largest FREE Blues festival in the world, the 2024 Chicago Blues Festival features four days of top tier talent performing in Chicago’s Millennium Park, plus a special opening night performance at the historic Ramova Theatre in Bridgeport. Throughout the weekend, three stages set up across Millennium Park will welcome more than 35 performances and more than 250 artists celebrating the city’s renowned Blues legacy, including a special Sunday evening June 9th performance by Chicago living legend Buddy Guy as part of his “Damn Right Farewell” tour.

Additional headliners include Award-winning blues, soul and Americana singer Shemekia Copeland; “The Mississippi Blues Child,” Mr. Sipp; GRAMMY-nominated Memphis-based Soul and Roots band Southern Avenue; and Centennial Tributes to Jimmy RogersDinah Washington and Otis Spann and many more.

Back by popular demand, the festival elevates its food options with a Blues-inspired smokehouse experience called “Wally’s BBQ Pit” with delicious BBQ fare and specialty drinks catered by Eleven North Hospitality. Chicago Blues Festival is sponsored by Visit Mississippi, Chicago Transit Authority, Rosa’s Lounge, 90.9FM WDCB, Chicago Jazz Publishing and Entertainment and Millennium Garages.

American Sign Language Interpretation is provided for all concerts on the Jay Pritzker Pavilion stage. For more accessibility information about Millennium Park visit Accessibility page.

Chicago Private Yacht Rentals Adeline’s Sea Moose is located at Burnham Harbor which is two miles from Millennium Park and arrangements may be to disembark at Monroe Harbor which is less than one mile from Millennium Park.

City of Chicago Blues Festival