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Julius, Lisa, Laura, John, & Staff | Kingston Mines


If you're looking for a true Chicago blues experience, look no further than Kingston Mines. This woman-owned business in Lincoln Park is celebrating its 55th anniversary in May, and they're still having fun! It’s the oldest and largest blues club in the city, featuring two rooms, two stages and two bands playing continuously into the night.

Kingston Mines sets itself apart from other Chicago hospitality businesses because of its commitment to great music and great food. The friendly staff is dedicated to providing excellent service and creating a welcoming atmosphere for blues lovers from all over the world. The kitchen serves up delicious ribs, catfish, wings, salads and more, ensuring that guests can fuel up for a night of dancing to the blues.

One thing that makes Kingston Mines truly unique is the two-band, two-stage setup. The bands play alternately all night, ensuring that guests can enjoy live music from the moment they walk in until the moment they leave. Kingston Mines has earned its reputation as the blues center of Chicago.

If you're in the mood for some of Chicago’s best blues and a menu to match, head over to Kingston Mines. As the management says, "If you're not having fun, you're not at Kingston Mines."

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