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Come and celebrate the music at Chicago Blues Festival

By Carlton Leisure - 29 May 2014
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Get ready for the 31st annual Chicago Blues Festival in Grant Park at the Petrillo Band Shell from 13th June to 15th June 2015. It is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago’s Music Festivals. During three days on five stages, a visit of more than 50,000 people to prove that Chicago is the Blues Capital of the world. This year the festival theme celebrates “Blues by the Lake” over three days with four stages of music and three performance areas in downtown Grant Park.

Over three festival days, musicians perform at five stages throughout the day and wide variety of acts ensures that you’ll find plenty of bands to enjoy. The small stages scattered around the park and provide comfortable, intimate settings to enjoy music with one exception of Petrillo Music Shell, which is larget and where the headliners perform. One of the best ways to enjoy the festival and get an earful of just about everybody is to stroll around and catch different bands, rather than sitting in one place.

So book flights to Chicago to enjoy this great musical extravaganza. Besides music the festival provides you a chance to taste some quality barbecue, culinary options from local food vendors. Don’t forget to glance around the crowd because this event presents some great people watching, good fashion tips and interesting dance moves. If you are not from Chicago it is it is truly a great fun.