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Buddy Guy's Legends

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Address: 700 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60605-2111
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+1 312-427-1190
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17:00 - 02:00
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Sun 12:00 - 02:00
Mon - Tue 17:00 - 02:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 12:00 - 03:00
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Buddy Guy's Legends include his own reputation, plus the amazing array of...

Buddy Guy's Legends include his own reputation, plus the amazing array of local and national blues performers drawn to this music hotspot.

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Buddys January shows

There are plenty of reviews of the club, food etcetera, so I'm going to focus on the yearly Buddy Guy residency shows. I visited Legends on Saturday January 7th to see one of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
JoeZeppy412
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are plenty of reviews of the club, food etcetera, so I'm going to focus on the yearly Buddy Guy residency shows. I visited Legends on Saturday January 7th to see one of Buddy's annual shows. I have been here before, but never to see Buddy. I had heard that the club fills up soon after opening at noon on... More 

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Den Haag, NL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very cozy location, we had a table just in front of the band, ordered some yummy food (NewOrleans style) and enjoyed fabulous life performance, the concert was in 3 parts and lots of good mood and vibes in the hall! I recommend it all the time, keep the great BLUES spirit, you rock!

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Salzburg, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had beer and wings (they come with fries). Incredible band, Nick Moss Band, just unbelievable musicians... Great blues, lots of atmosphere. Great sound! Best blues night ever, right next to the Hilton. Thank you Nick And Buddy Guy!!

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Oakbank, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Buddy Guy's! Have been here many times. Food is always good, service is excellent. Some awesome music. $5 gumbo and corn bread is the best late night snack around. Fun for lunch as well. Love this place!

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Thank marsands2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

If you get a chance to go to buddy guys you will not regret it , we got there about 7pm no problems getting a table , live music started around 7.30, food was good and service very good , stayed after 9pm for main shows $20 cover charge to stay well worth it

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Visited Buddy Guys as an evening's entertainment hosted by a supplier company whilst attending the RSNA Conference. Free food and booze always helps... Great music from The Brother John band, and a cameo appearance by Buddy Guy himself! Bought a CD and a t-shirt which were happily signed by the great man. All in all it was a very polished... More 

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Cancun
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great music and beer. Worthwhile to visit when in chicago . Music extremely pleasent and environment typical of blues!

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Went on a Monday night after 10:00pm - Listened to the house Blues band which was amazing. Within an hour the most amazing thing happened. They announced Buddy Guy. A total surprise Buddy Guy on stage for about 10 minutes and I was there with friends to witness "A Legend". The best trip ever. Love his music!

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

It's a place where you can find the real blues! It's different and great! Take a Buddy beer and enjoy the best songs. You should arrive early.

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Tulum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Relaxed vibe. Live music was awesome. Good cold beer and a nice menu too! Try the Buddy Guy beer :) only thing that would make it better is if he was there!

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