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Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival – initial lineup & tix


One weekend of bluegrass & blues isn’t enough for the endless Chicago winter. Now in its fourth year, Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival will host over 50 bands throughout December and January upon iconic Chicago stages.

The String Cheese Incident will kick off the festival, with a 3-night stand at the Aragon Ballroom from December 8th-10th. Tickets are still available for each individual show.

Original festival headliner David Grisman and his quintet will play the Auditorium Theatre on January 21st, with support from the Del McCoury Band, Joe Purdy, Majors Junction, The Giving Tree Band, The Travelin’ McCourys, and even more TBA. Tickets are on sale now.

The following weekend, Drive By Truckers, Dawes, and Joe Pug will play the Congress Theatre. Tickets are on sale now, with many more acts TBA.

Stay tuned for further lineup announcements.

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