Kingston Mines, Chicago, Illinois

18 Mentions on Trippy

2548 North Halsted Street

Chicago, IL 60614

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(773) 477-4646

  • 8 mentions in Good places to go for live music in Chicago?

    • Alejandro M.

      Alejandro M. said, "...For music with soul House of Blues and Jazz Showcase are a must. B.L.U.E.S. and Kingston Mines are sister venues that play local bands everyday of the week. Rosa's Lounge Is arguably called the best blues bar in Chicago. To see up..." See More

    • Hailey H.

      Hailey H. said, "...of those blues bars! I was in Chicago for a few days last October, and we had a great night at Kingston Mines and its sister bar across the street, B.L.U.E.S.. Cover for one gets you into both bars, or at least..." See More

    • Brianna H.

      Brianna H. said, "...There's a plethora of great blues joints like Buddy Guy's Legends and Kingston Mines, as well as B.L.U.E.S.. B.L.U.E.S. is really cozy. For all types of music, venues like The Subterranean in Wicker Park and the Double Door are fantastic for..." See More

    • Jenny M.

      Jenny M. said, "...Check out Kingston Mines for the best Chicago blues experience. Also, The Redhead Piano Bar, Park West, Space (in Evanston) or Lincoln Hall...." See More

    • Leonard L.

      Leonard L. said, "...they're really for tourists. To hear real, sweet home Chicago blues, go north to Halsted Street. There are two great places: Kingston Mines and B.L.U.E.S.. Personally, I prefer Kingston Mines -- they have two stages and two halls so the music literally..." See More

    • Laura G.

      Laura G. said, "...Definitely Kingston Mines! Perfect Chicago Blues experience :)..." See More

    • Billy C.

      Billy C. said, " may not even know it's there. The DJ has been amazing every time I have gone. Also, as mentioned already, Kingston Mines and B.L.U.E.S. are very close by in case you aren't "feeling it"...." See More

    • Eric T.

      Eric T. said, "...Lots of great places for music here. For classic Chicago Blue there is Blue Chicago or Kingston Mines. A venue called Lincoln Hall is more of a mid level venue but probably has the best acoustics. There is Double Door and..." See More

  • 5 mentions in Best venues in Chicago to listen to live music?

    • Ed G.

      Ed G. said, "...Subterranean, Aragon Entertainment Center). If you're after always-playing live music, one of my favorite spots is on the north side called Kingston Mines. It's a dump of a blues bar with awesome music nightly, and there is another place just a..." See More

    • Austin R.

      Austin R. said, "...Listen to Blues Blue Chicago or Kingston Mines Listen to lounge music at The Joynt Check out The Green Mill or The Backroom for some Jazz..." See More

    • Rob C.

      Rob C. said, "...Lincoln Hall Kingston Mines Buddy Guy's Legends..." See More

    • Mary Beth B.

      Mary Beth B. said, "... Kingston Mines is a great blues bar open late and very local. It is on the north side, about 15 minutes north of the loop...." See More

    • Teodora B.

      Teodora B. said, "...Lincoln Hall and Schubas are great intimate venues for live music. The acoustics are perfect! Kingston Mines is also great for jazz...." See More

  • 1 mention in Best hidden gems in Chicago?

    • Keith G.

      Keith G. said, "...FirstMerit Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island. If you want to see some blue you can head to Buddy Guy's Legends or Kingston Mines. I hope there is enough in here to give you a good taste of Chicago, it is a..." See More

  • 1 mention in Sweet home Chicago: any cool Jazz bars?

    • Kevin C.

      Kevin C. said, "...on Hubbard in River North is a nice upbeat jazz place. A fun late night (kind of divey) jazz bar is Kingston Mines in Lincoln Park. Typically you don't show up to this one before midnight but live music every night and..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap Fun Activities in Chicago

    • Laura G.

      Laura G. said, "...If you like Blues, definitely go to Kingston Mines. Definitely drink some Half Acre Beer Company, too!..." See More

  • 1 mention in Cheap but awesome places to go and see in the Chicago area

    • Sandeep A.

      Sandeep A. said, "...Cool bars- 1.) Kingston Mines- Blues Dance bar.. and amazing music..i think cover charge is 15 bucks..2.) HofbrÀuhaus - German brewery place in rosemont..(close to the ohare airport)3.) John Hancock Observatory is a pretty cool place to hangout in the night...." See More

  • 1 mention in Must-do things in Chicago?

    • Brew J.

      Brew J. said, "...maybe less expensive. Different vibe than Gibson's, but also a good choice. At Paris Club is another good spot for drinks. Kingston Mines is an old school Chicago blues bars. Live music every night. Some great music and even better people watching...." See More