Blues Heaven Foundation, Chicago

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  • August 10, 2017
    i get it Willie Dixon deserves his name on this location and Foundation preserving the blues, but be easier to find on here if under the Chess Studios or Chess Records names. In any case, amazing plac...  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    They are only open for 3 hours a day. We were sadly disappointed to find that they were closed. We got to see the garden from outside which was cool.  more »
  • May 29, 2017
    Excellent to see and hear start of Chess records. Tour guide genuinely loves her job. Says see still gets the chills envisioning Etta James singing in the studio. You can sense the greats walking up t...  more »
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  • June 1, 2017
    This is where rock n roll started (through the blues of course). Gave me goosebumps to be in the recording studio. Must see if you're in Chicago.
  • November 28, 2016
    Currently closed until further notice. Still cool to see the building however
  • September 28, 2016
    As the son of noted chess drummer BILLIE STEPNEY this is by far the best kept srcret in the ciry! Tourist come from all over the world to make a pilgrimage to this music mecca.yet mist natives don't even know it's here🐵 Why not invest $10 for the bestmusic history lesson you'll ever receive? BISHOP GREGORY K. STEPNEY SON OF FUTURE ROCK & ROLL INDUCTEE BILLIE STEPNEY DRUMMER P.S. LOOK HIM UP HE'S THE ONLY ONE OF HIS CONTEMPORARIES NOT IN. LETS MAKE IT RIGHT & PUSH TO GET HUM IN.
  • June 30, 2016
    Willie Dixon rocks, who doesn't love a good facts filled adventure through the history of real music.
  • April 3, 2011
    Great that they managed to hold on to the place, but it's a pretty half-hearted attempt at a museum. The video they make you watch is pretty hilarious.

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