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For Paypal purchasers, no tickets will be mailed. Bring a copy of your receipt as your name will be at the door. Doors open 1 1/2 hours prior to show time for dinner.

Please note that ALL SALES ARE FINAL except for show cancellations.

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Karaoke Fridays, 9 - 12 midnight.

August, 2017

Friday, August 25

Popa Chubby

 8 pm $25 10 pm $20  Both $30

Show Times


The great Popa Chubby comes to Chan’s after completing his European tour! Welcome Home Popa Chubby!

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Saturday, August 26

Danny Klein's Full House

 8 pm $20 advance
$22 door


Danny Klein Base Player for the famed rock band J. Geils Playing the exciting and legendary music of J. Geils!



September, 2017

Friday, September 1

Through the Doors

8pm $15 advance,  $18 door

A musical journey through the doors of Jim Morrison and the Doors. Not just a tribute but an experience.




Saturday, September 2

Selwyn Birchwood

$15 advance $18 door


Rolling Stone Magazine said about Selwyn ‘A remarkable contemporary bluesman, a powerhouse young guitarist and soulful vocalist. A major player ... Highly recommended.

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Friday, September 8

Gene Taylor Band

8pm $12 advance,  $14 door


Featuring former members of the Fabulous Thunderbirds pianist the great Gene Taylor and guitar slinger Kid Bangham also Chris Ruest -guitar, Matt McManamon - bass and Douglas Banks on drums.

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Saturday, September 9

Rocking Johnny Burgin

8pm $12 advance,  $14 door


Rocking Chicago blues.

Rockin Johnny Burgin is one of the hardest touring and well recognized traditional Chicago blues guitarists and singers today. Since his start in the 90s on Chicago’s West Side with blues singer Taildragger, he has become a leading blues attraction throughout the United States and Europe. He’s been featured in major media outlets such as The Chicago Tribune, WGN’s After Hours with Rick Kogan, The Illinois Times, and KPFA’s Blues by the Bay. Rockin Johnny is a Delmark recording artist with 6 cds to his credit, including his latest critically acclaimed release, “Greetings from Greaseland”, of which Chicago Blues Guide said, “plays out like a great set of live blues, as authentic as it will ever get”. He currently does 250 shows a year worldwide. He is also in demand as a session player and has recorded with many blues greats including Billy Boy Arnold, Taildragger, Paul DeLay, Jimmy Burns, Andre Williams, Eddie Taylor Jr., Jimmy Lee Robinson and others.

Johnny Burgin grew up in Starkville MS and Greenville SC, and while he was still in high school, he got to see many touring blues bands such as Guitar Jr, Gatemouth Brown and Eddie Clearwater. His father was an actor and folk musician and taught him guitar. He went to University of Chicago with the intention of becoming a writer, but a different path unfolded and he fell headfirst into the Chicago blues scene. After learning from the masters by touring with such artists as Pinetop Perkins and Howlin’ Wolf drummer Sam Lay, he put his own band together. Things started happening fast after The Rockin Johnny Band (with guest vocalist Jimmy Burns) took a Monday night residency at the Smoke Daddy in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. Their original, energetic approach made them a strong local draw week after week and year after year. The atmosphere the band generated was so electric that the prestigious local label Delmark Records offered them a contract after hearing just one set.

Since those days, Johnny played the Chicago blues festival many times, toured Europe regularly, and has headlined festivals all over the US. Over the years, he has developed from a blues guitar slinger and local blues hero into a fully fledged singer, harmonica player, a dynamic and engaging bandleader, and a mature, seasoned guitarist. One look at Johnny’s tour schedule confirms his status as an in-demand blues performer. Rockin Johnny also plays solo and duo shows, has a great West Coast Meets Chicago package with rising harmonica star Aki Kumar, and does guitar and blues workshops worldwide. He puts on the kind of satisfying and exciting show that only years of touring can develop. Elmore magazine remarked on Johnny’s “commanding vocals and stinging guitar”, but Elvin Bishop may have said it best: “his guitar style is raw and rude and real—on the vocal side, a nice original style–he’s damn good!”

“I’m knocked out! I already liked what you were doing, but you’ve really moved WAY up. What did you do, go to the crossroads or something?”
–Charlie Musselwhite

“I first saw Rockin’ Johnny years back athe Utrecht Blues Estafette, and was very impressed. The years have added maturity, his vocals are soulful and his guitar playing is always top notch. Impressed, you bet I was!”
–Phil Wight, Blues and Rhythm magazine, UK

“The great thing about Rockin’ Johnny is that his sound is fully rooted in the old style Chicago Blues sound, but his approach is original and contemporary.”
–Karen Hansen, Today’s Chicago Blues blog


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Friday, September 15

Delta Generators

8pm $13 advance,  $15 door


Rocking Chicago blues

This tight unit gets the groove going featuring Brian Templeton on lead vocals.

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Saturday, September 16

Willie J. Laws & Roberto Morbioli and Friends

 8 pm $15 advance
$17 door


The Spaghetti Rodeo comes to Chan’s again. Willie J. Laws from way down in Texas with
his Texas Blues and Roberto Morbioli from Italy with his Spaghetti Blues!

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Thursday, September 21

Shemekia Copland

 8 pm $45 advance
$48 door


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Friday, September 22

Luther 'Guitar Junior' Johnson

 8 pm $20 advance
$22 door


What can we say ..the legend returns! The master of
Chicago Blues comes all the way up from Florida to rock the house of Chan!

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Friday, September 23


 8 pm $15 advance
$17 door

An Allman Brothers experience ... Tribute to Greg Allman.

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Saturday, September 29

Roomful of Blues

 8 pm $30  10 pm $25  Both $35

Show Times

Celebrating 50 years of swinging jump blues.

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Saturday, September 30

Toni Lynne Washington & Jimmy '2 Suits' Capone

 8 pm $15 advance
$17 door

Together again - Toni Lynn Washington & Jimmy "2 Suits" Capone - Toni Lynn Washington a Vocalists Vocalist! "Queen of the Boston Blues" Soulful and full of love whenever TLW sings - Jimmy "2 Suits" Capone - Not just a sax player but a seasoned entertainer who simply makes the night more fun than should be allowed!! With Johnny Juxo - Keyboard/Organ & Vocal, Brad Hallen - Bass , Mark Teixera - Drums. Some Blues, Soul, & great American standards...It’s a frying pan full of music & lots of fun!


October, 2017

Friday, October 6

Gary Hoey

 8 pm $20, advance

$22 door


Gary Hoey is a fiery, charismatic player who connects with the crowd. Whether he’s playing scorching originals or rock classic covers, his solos are thrilling and reminiscent of Clapton or Stevie Ray in their fiery

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Saturday, October 7

Daryl Sherman and Harry Allen

 8pm $20 advance, $22 door

Daryl’s annual homecoming get together with Jazz Saxophonist the amazing Harry Allen. This is a taste of the Big Apple right here at Chan’s!

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Sunday, October 8

Nick Schnebelen Band

 7pm $13 advance, $15 door

This is an amazing funk/rock blues driven American roots experience lead by Trampled Under Foot guitar sensation Nick Schnebelen.

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Friday, October 13

Ronnie Baker Brooks

 8pm $25 advance, $28 door

Celebrates his new CD “Times Have Changed” Chicago blues and soul blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. A respected club performer in Chicago, before recording three solo albums for Watchdog Records. The son of fellow Chicago blues musician Lonnie Brooks!

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Saturday, October 14

Forrest McDonald

 8pm $15 advance, $17 door

Forrest McDonald's music doesn't need anyone's stamp of approval. His latest CD “Stand My Ground” is proof enough!

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Friday, October 20

Jeff Pitchell & Texas Flood

 8pm $20 advance, $22 door

Always exciting, always innovative and always high energy!

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Saturday, October 21

Mark Hummel's Golden State / Lone Star State Blues Revue

8 pm $25 advance,  $27 door


A Chans crowd favorite. Always fun when the Captain Neal docks right here in Woonsocket!

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Friday, October 27

Neal Vitullo & the Vipers

8 pm $12 advance,  $14 door  

A Chan's crowd favorite. Always fun when the Captain Neal docks right here in Woonsocket!

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Saturday, October 28

Dan Moretti & Brazilia featuring Greg Abate

8 pm $20 advance,  $22 door


The Brazilia Album was recorded right here at Chan’s LIVE back on February 24,
1995 & February 25, 1995!

November, 2017

Friday, November 3

Paul Nelson Band

8 pm $15 advance,  $17 door

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Friday, November 10

Lurrie Bell

8 pm $20 advance,  $22 door

Chicago Blues legend returns to dazzle us with his excellent guitar technique.

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Friday, November 17

Barry Goudreau's Engine Room

8 pm $25 advance,  $28 door

This is one of the hottest bands coming out of Boston. Lead by guitar great Barry Goudreau's formally with the rock group Boston. Featuring 3 original members from the Automatics and RTZ and they're ready to rock the House of Chan.

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Saturday, November 18

Diane Blue & the Ladies of the Blues

8 pm $20 advance,  $22 door

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Friday, November 24

"Dizzy 100" with the John Allmark Octet

8 pm $20 advance,  $25 door

The great legendary trumpeter John Birks "Dizzy" Gillespie celebrated his 70th birthday with a brilliant performance at Chan's in 1988.

Tonight we are celebrating Dizzy's 100 birthday with the fabulous trumpet virtuoso and arranger John Allmark with his powerhouse octet featuring 5 Horns
Tucker Antell on sax, Bob Bowlby-sax, Bill Vint-sax, Ángel Subero-trombone, Dennis Hughes - piano, Bill Miele - bass and Vinny Pagano - drums. Wow, I think Dizz would be smiling with approval.

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Friday, November 25

James Montgomery Blues Band

8 pm $20 advance,  $22 door

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