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Buddy Guy's Legends

700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
+1 312-427-1190
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Great night of music

We went to see some live music, and were not disappointed ..watched two bands, Alex Wilson band and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeffrey M
Port Talbot
via mobile
It takes a commitment to see Buddy

I'm glad some of the reviews mentioned that there is limited sitting. I arrived at 11:00 a.m. on a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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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: 5:00 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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

We went to see some live music, and were not disappointed ..watched two bands, Alex Wilson band and Billy branch band.both tremendous .. The club was clean, lots of music fans of all ages and from all over the world,a great atmosphere . We had...More

Thank Jeffrey M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm glad some of the reviews mentioned that there is limited sitting. I arrived at 11:00 a.m. on a Sunday and it doesn't open until noon. I got a table and spent the day there. Don't worry, the staff expects people to do this. There...More

1  Thank Karenstauber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came for the day but arrived 30 minutes after doors opened and all seats were taken. Front desk and bar staff were delightful and very accomodating. When they were aware of our hopes and disappointment they found two seats that were otherwise going to be...More

Thank Carl P
Reviewed 9 January 2018 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 4 January 2018

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 27 December 2017

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 30 November 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 28 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
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Questions & Answers
1 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
25 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
2 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.