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Kingston Mines

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Address: 2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
Phone Number: +1 773-477-4646
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19:00 - 04:00
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Hours:
Sun 18:00 - 04:00
Mon - Thu 19:30 - 04:00
Fri 19:00 - 04:00
Sat 19:00 - 05:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Kingston Mines is a blues music nightclub with 2 rooms, 2 stages and 2...

Kingston Mines is a blues music nightclub with 2 rooms, 2 stages and 2 bands & live music all night, 365 nights/year. We're the home of Doc's Rib Joint with ribs, wings & more, all right in the heart of beautiful Lincoln Park, on Chicago's North Side.

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Edgy Blues Experience...

This is a great place! If you get the chance to see The Corey Dennison Band here then take it! It's not pretty but that is exactly what makes it authentic!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Justin S
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great place! If you get the chance to see The Corey Dennison Band here then take it! It's not pretty but that is exactly what makes it authentic!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at almost 10pm on a friday night, had to pay a $15 cover for the bands (completely worth it). They have two different stages and two bands that play almost until 4am in the morning. Each band plays for almost 1 hour and people goes and comes from one stage to the other. Food is great and not... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great place to spend a casual evening listening to classic live blues music Good value $12 entry for 2 live bands and was open until 4am drinks & food were well priced

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have excellent groups, and TWO stages. You hear two bands for a small cover. Kitchen in back much better than you would expect.

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kingston Mines is an incredible place! We went here and had so much fun drinking, dancing, and listening to great blues music. Highly recommend this place if you like blues or live music!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great blues bar north of downtown. Rotating bands on multiple stages playing various styles. The crowd here comes for a good time. There's ample seating throughout the different rooms.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the music, love the crowd! This place is very famous for a reason! It was lots of fun, and some of the best musicians around. When I was there, the guitarist played the guitar with his tongue - how wild is that! Go here for a great time, one of the best nightlife attractions available!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great opportunity to get immersed in authentic Blues. Enjoy great selection of food & well stocked bar whilst enjoying live jamming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was packed and welcoming - $15 gets you entertained until 4am - the music is lively and every one is happy - a Chicago institution that is worth the visit!!

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Braintree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This venue is so good that on our return visit to Chicago - only stop for two nights - we made a point of visiting this blues venue. We had been there previously and knew that this would be one of the best nights out we could have. Entrance and food is particularly cheap $15 each. The Ribs are a... More 

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Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a free zoo open to visitors year-round. This pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks, row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln Park itself borders the lakefront area offering peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline. The Lincoln Park Conservatory is one of the most popular attractions in the area, with the Chicago History Museum a close second. Armitage Avenue is where you’ll find great shopping from high-end retailers and small boutiques, whereas Clark Street houses cafes and restaurants. For more highbrow entertainment, walk along Lincoln Avenue to find some of Chicago’s finer museums and theaters.
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