Guitar slingers Andy Martin and Joe Shadid roam the Windy City streets to explore the iconic venues, incredible gear shops, and hidden treasures of our hometown, sweet home Chicago!
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***Correction: Midwest Buy & Sell is at 6019 W Irving Park Rd
1:20 – Motor Row: Chess Records & Willie Dixon’s Blues Heaven Foundation []
5:21 – Iconic Blues Clubs
5:45 – Pilsen: Pinwheel Records, Shady Rest Vintage & Vinyl, Thalia Hall, Honky Tonk BBQ
6:29 – Bucktown/Wicker Park: Double Door (RIP), Empty Bottle, Subterranean, Avenue N Guitars (, Championship Vinyl, Reckless Records, Shuga Records, Rainbo Club, Phyllis’ Musical Inn
11:35 – Logan Square/Avondale: Bric-a-Brac Records, Kuma’s Corner, Reed’s Local, Cole’s Bar, Record Breakers (, Sleeping Village.
13:21 – Lincoln Park/Lakeview/Wrigleyville/Roscoe Village: Park West, Lincoln Hall, The Vic, Beat Kitchen, Schubas, The Cubby Bear, Metro, Chicago Music Exchange (
20:07 – Roscoe Village/Ravenswood & Steve Albini’s Picks: Electrical Audio, Midwest Buy & Sell, Rock N Roll Vintage (, Bass Club (
24:41 – Uptown – Riviera, Aragon Ballroom, Uptown Theater & The Green Mill
25:53 – Evanston & the North ‘burbs – Evanston SPACE, Guitar Works LTD (, Make’n Music (
29:15 – Pulaski Park – The Hideout
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