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Kingston Mines

2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
+1 773-477-4646
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Classic blues club in Chicago

Great musicians playing, good drinks, nice atmosphere, all the ingredients for a great night. Can... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Paula C
Santiago, Chile
via mobile

My 1st time here. What a great place to hear Good music. 2 rooms. 2 bands. Good drinks. Good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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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 right in the heart of beautiful Lincoln Park, on Chicago's North Side. Looking for a venue to host your next party or get together? Kingston Mines is the perfect venue for large or small groups alike! Ask about our party plans.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great blues” (54 reviews)
“blues club” (37 reviews)
“chicago blues” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 7:30 PM - 4:00 AM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
2548 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614-2348
Lincoln Park
+1 773-477-4646
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great musicians playing, good drinks, nice atmosphere, all the ingredients for a great night. Can get really crowded, so if you want a table get there at a decent time. But it's more fun to stand in front of the band dancing.

Thank Paula C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My 1st time here. What a great place to hear Good music. 2 rooms. 2 bands. Good drinks. Good service. Arrive early. Party on

Thank bevColdwater
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Music in diffeent rooms with strog musicians We entered early and listened to Big James and also Corey Dennison. We danced and also eat nice food

Thank nilay_sen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent environment, music, people and drinks. This place is a must go to any tourist. I’m eager to come back on my next trip to Chicago.

Thank mameira
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I have mixed feelings about this place. On the one hand, the artists performing the night I visited were great, especially Joanna Connor and, on the other hand, the club / venue was way too crowded (nearly code violation crowded). Another drawback is that you...More

Thank YoMcTraveler
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Was last here 31 years ago ! Had no idea it was still operating but a friend confirmed and recommended this place. Went here last night and still love the place. None stop high caliber live music. Food is not what makes the place famous...More

Thank skibumal
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We went on a Sunday night following a recommendation from the walking tour. If you arrive between 6 and 8pm you get in free but the main attraction of that time is the jam session that happens. We were treated to an hour of the...More

Thank gooseSolihull
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Always amazing groups, very authentic and emotive groups.and singers I've visited several times this place, always remember having such a great fun Two stages makes this bar different so you can move one to another If you like jazz blues and good music a must...More

Thank alenciso e
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

There are two performing stages and thus gives a non stop musical experience. One gets over and you head for the next one. Yesterday was fabulous, it starts at 9pm , don’t know when it finishes, I headed out at 1.30 am after a great...More

Thank travglobT
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

If you like leaving a venue smelling of old chip fat then this is a place for you. Food burnt and over priced, a bad sound system unless you're at the front by the stage and just disappointing all in all. 3 out of 5...More

Thank Elvisliveshere
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.
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11 October 2017|
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Response from skibumal | Reviewed this property |
We just bought tickets at the door and went straight in - no line ups.
14 June 2017|
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Response from Rachel R | Reviewed this property |
Casual for sure! You'll fit right in.
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25 May 2017|
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Response from Garry S | Reviewed this property |
My understanding is that the liquor age in Illinois is 21 so I don't believe that they would allow anyone in under that age. But find their phone number and call to double check.