Jazz, Blues and Beyond by Bus - June 6

Ab USD 65,00 $
  • Dauer: 150 Minuten (ca.)
  • Ort: Chicago, IL
  • Produkt-Code: PUBLICJBB
Get an in-depth and personal connection with the Windy City’s famous jazz and blues culture and view some of the city’s most unique architecture on this daytime tour. Video screens on the bus show historic photos and video clips while the tour guide tells the stories. Tour culminates with a harmonica lesson with a live blues musician, and all guests receive the gift of a harmonica.

Saturday, June 6, 11am-1:30pm


  • Aragon Ballroom
  • Green Mill Jazz Club
  • Hear the secret history of a former 1920s club
  • Chess Records, a Chicago Blues Landmark
  • Maxwell Street Market
  • Live Blues and Harmonica Lesson

Stories and Ideas

  • The scandalous reputation of early jazz
  • City life in the Roaring '20s
  • The Great Migration
  • "Chicago Blues" defined
  • Music as a catalyst for building community

  • Professional tour guide
  • Coach transportation
  • Video presentation via screens on bus
  • Blues musician performance
  • Harmonica gifts

Tour Location

  • Meeting point - After-Words Bookstore at 23 E. Illinois St. Please arrive 15-minutes early to sign-in. 
  • Ending point -  Chicago Cultural Center - 78 E. Washington St.