News: Legendary Chicago blues club closes

Posted on: Saturday, Sep 26, 2015

Legendary Chicago blues club, The Checkerboard Lounge, has closed after the death of owner L.C. Thurman:

Full details here: http://www.dnainfo.com/chicago/20150924/hyde-park/legendary-checkerboard-lounge-closed-after-owners-death

Thanks to Pete Evans for the ‘hat tip’.

Here’s the Rolling Stones sitting in with Muddy Waters at the original venue back in 1981:

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