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Blues Drifters
Chicago Blues and Texas Guitar

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Calendar of Upcoming Shows

APRIL: On Friday and Saturday; April 23rd and April 24th; the Blues Drifters will be at a special engagement in the Pin Oak Room inside of The Best Western Winsor Oaks Inn. The Blues Drifters will be playin smokin hot Blues and their bartenders will be mixing up some high powered drinks just for you. It is definitely the place to be. The Winsor Oaks Inn is on Illinois Highway 1, just a mile south of Grayville, at the intersection with Interstate 64. It is located on the Illinois-Indiana border by the Wabash River. Click Here for a map. Just a half an hour from Evansville, Indiana and not much farther from Mt. Vernon, Illinois; this will be a show to remember. Don't miss it. They really know how to have a good time. Come hungry for Chicago-Style Blues and ready to Party - Texas Style (Bigger and Better of Course) in Grayville on April 23rd and on April 24th.

MAY: On Saturday, May 8th, we will be at Sweet Tomato Garden Cafe in McKinney, Texas. They are located at 107 S. Church Street, McKinney, Texas 75069. Their number is (972) 562-8386. Click Here for a map. This garden cafe and lounge is located in a very large restored home in historic downtown McKinney. The Sweet Tomato Garden Cafe features an outdoor venue for music when weather permits. We were there in January. We played inside. The Sweet Tomato is just off of the "Square" in McKinney. They are known for their steaks and burgers so come early and come hungry. The Sweet Tomato bar has a bunch of the band's favorite beer on tap and the bar tender whips up some mean drinks. Trust me. We are excited to be asked back and really hoping to see all of our friends there in May too..

JUNE: On Thursday, June 10th through Sunday, June 13th, we will be at the Chicago Blues Fest in Chicago, Illinois. This is the World's Largest Free Blues Festival. It is held in Grant Park with beautiful Lake Michigan to the east, the amazing Buckingham Fountain to the south, and Chicago's incredible skyline to the north and west. There will be five stages set-up and five sidewalk areas with bands playing. Barbeque, Chicago Style Pizza, Billy Goat Burgers, Beer, Margaritas, drum circles, and so much more are available to keep you busy. Wow. Four days of Blues Music and fun in the sun. We will be there playing for the crowds one show each day. Don't miss it! Click Here for the latest information on this year's Chicago Blues Festival.

We have a couple other shows pending for March and May so bookmark this page. (We are taking the month of February off.) There are still some openings if you want to book us for your club, event, or just your next mega-party. You can reach us by email at or give us a call at (847) 289-1112 if you need more information on upcoming events.

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