Kingston Mines is open during the following times
Kingston Mines is open 365 days a year, including all holidays. We feature the finest in live blues music that Chicago has to offer – 2 Bands, 2 Stages, Live Blues 7 nights a week.
Yes, the cover charge is $12 Sunday – Thursday and $15 on Friday/Saturday. The cover charge covers 2 bands on 2 stages and music until 3:30am (Sunday-Friday) / 4:30am (Saturday). A current, valid photo ID is required to get into the club – please make sure you bring your ID with you.
We offer the following discounts
You can buy tickets in advance online at https://www.ticketweb.com/venue/kingston-mines-chicago-blues-center-chicago-il/18842 or pay when you arrive, it’s up to you. If you purchase advance tickets, please bring your printed confirmation with you.
Doc’s Rib Joint, our kitchen at the back of the Kingston Mines, features ribs, chicken, shrimp, catfish, soup, salad, cheesecake and more! Our kitchen is always open right up to the end of the night. We respectfully request that your final orders be placed at least 15-30 min before last call to allow for cooking time. Orders placed within 15 min of last call may be served in To-Go containers. See our full menu here.
These are the set times for the week:
Yes, we accept the following credit cards for cover charge, food, drinks and T-Shirts, etc: American Express, VISA, Mastercard and Discover.
You can browse our T-Shirt booth in the club, online store coming soon.
Yes, Kingston Mines is proud to be handicap accessible. If you require any additional assistance, please let us know. If you wish to make particular arrangements ahead of time, please contact us at 773-477-4647 after 7pm or [email protected].
We are limited in space so we can take only limited table reservations. Please note:
We have no dress code – folks come to the club in everything from cutoffs and flip flops to full formal. We recommend you come in what’s comfortable for you. That said, there are the usual minimums: shoes and a shirt (+ pants/skirt/shorts).
There is some street parking available. There is also a garage at Home Depot in the block just north of Kingston Mines, on the opposite side of the street. We have valet parking on Fridays and Saturdays. We are also accessible by public transit. Most folks come by cab, Uber or Lyft.
There are a number of lodging options near the club, a complete listing can be found on our Tripadvisor page.
Our event coordinator would be happy to help you with anything from a holiday party, retirement party, wedding or wedding reception to a film shoot or renting out the entire club: [email protected] or call 773-544-5442
Yes, the coat check is located in the T-Shirt booth, right inside the front door.
Yes, the Lost & Found is located in our T-Shirt booth. The best time to call is after 7:30pm.
The Blues Jam happens 6pm – 9pm on Sunday. Come in and sign up early. Admission is free 6pm – 8pm on Sundays.
Please send a press kit to the club including samples of music, photos and published independent reviews of the band. Please bear in mind that we are blues nightclub, so we look for blues bands.