Monday, June 8, 2009

Blues Brunch at Buddy Guy's Legends

Koko Taylor was a Chicago favorite since debuting her hit single Wang Dang Doodle in 1966. On June 3rd, Chicago Blues legend and Grammy award winner known as the "Queen of the Blues passed away. Koko Taylor was also a staple at the Chicago Blues Festival, even headlining the event last year.
With the three day festival kicking off June 12th in Grant Park, many blues clubs are throwing events to celebrate this festival. One can't possibly enjoy an all day festival on an empty stomach? We'll the one solution is to start your Blues Fest weekend at Buddy Guy's Legends for their Blues Fest Brunch. Located at 754 S. Wabash, this southside hot spot is celebrating twenty years of business and has a packed schedule for this weekend, including brunch and performances from morning till night.
Take part in Blues Fest Brunch at Buddy Guy's Legends on both Saturday June 13th and Sunday June 14th from 11am till 1pm. The cost is $15 a person. On Saturday starting at 11am, you'll have blues harmonica wizard Matthew Skoller performing during brunch. On Sunday, you'll have Chicago vocalist and guitarist Guy King performing during brunch. Log on to for information on other acts performing at Buddy Guy's Legends and information on their upcoming 20th anniversary party.
Also, The Chicago Blues Festival is free and runs June 12, 13, and 14th from 11am till 9:30pm. Check out their website for the full line line-up at

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