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Affro-Arts Theater

3947 S Drexel Blvd.

Augie and C.K.’s

3726 Broadway

Black Musicians Union 208

5220-26 S Drexel Ave.

Blvd Arts Center

6011 S Justine St.

Carol’s Speakeasy

1355 N Wells St.

Chicago Coliseum

1513 S Wabash Ave.

Ebenezer Baptist Church

4501 S Vincennes Ave.

First Church of Deliverance

4315 S Wabash Ave.

Gerri’s Palm Tavern

446 E 47th St.

High Chaparral

7740 S Stony Island Ave.

La Villita Arch

26th & Albany Ave.

Loop Roller Disco

424 W 95th St.

Mendel Hall

250 E 111th St.

Music Box

Indiana and 16th St.

New Apartment Lounge

504 E 75th St.

Old Town School of Folk Music

400 W North Ave.


661 N Clark St.

Pepper’s Lounge

503 E 43rd St.

Puerto Rican Congress of Mutual Aid

Division and Mozart St.

Roberts Show Lounge

6622 S Martin Luther King Dr.

Roberts Temple

4021 S State St.

Savoy Ballroom

4733 S Martin Luther King Dr.


2659 N Milwaukee Ave.

The Checkerboard

423 E 43rd St.

The Earl of Old Town

1615 N Wells St.

The Irish American Heritage Center

4626 N Knox Ave.

The Playground

1347 S Michigan Ave

The Rink

1122 East 87th St.

The Sunset Cafe / The Grand Terrace

315 E 35th St.

The Warehouse

206 S Jefferson St.

Theresa’s Lounge

4801 S Indiana Ave.

Trax Records

932 W 38th Pl.

Velvet Lounge

2128 1/2 S Indiana Ave.

50 sites that shaped Chicago music.




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