The Crusader Newspaper Group

January Blues and Jazz Events at the Logan Center

Mary Jane

Logan Second Monday Blues: Mary Lane

Hosted by Billy Branch
Mon, Jan 14, 7pm / Café Logan

The Logan Center’s newest music series, Second Monday Blues features Chicago’s world-class musicians and emerging blues stars. A live interview precedes each concert, moderated by the series’ three-time, Grammy-nominated curator and host, Billy Branch.  January will feature special guest Mary Lane, a longtime staple of Chicago’s West Side blues circuit.

Relax with a glass of wine or cup of tea in Café Logan’s intimate setting while getting up close and personal with local musicians and delving deeper into Chicago blues.

Presented by the Logan Center and Billy Branch Music, with the support of The Reva & David Logan Foundation.

Victor Goines

Third Tuesday Jazz:
Victor Goines

Tue, Jan 15, 7:30pm and 9pm / Café Logan  
Victor Goines, Clarinet/Saxes
JoAnn Daugherty, Piano

The Hyde Park Jazz Society selects musicians with a Chicago connection to perform at Café Logan on eight third Tuesdays during the academic year. Enjoy beer, wine, a full coffee bar, and food along with some of the best jazz the city has to offer.

Presented by the Logan Center and Hyde Park Jazz Society with additional support by WDCB.



AACM: Logical Extensions feat. Wisdom of the Elders

Sat, Jan 19, 7pm / Performance Penthouse

The Wisdom of the Elders is a concert performance featuring four of the elder statesman of the Chicago AACM nexus. The rare combination of saxes, flutes, vocals, and percussion offer a unique vehicle of expression by these four esteemed musicians: Ernest Dawkins, saxes and percussion; Taalib Din Ziyad, flutes and vocals; Ed House, saxes; and Art Turk Burton, percussion.

FREE PARKING available all weekend and Mon–Fri after 4 pm. More info at

The Logan Center for the Arts welcomes students, faculty, other academic personnel, staff, and visitors with disabilities and works collaboratively to provide accommodations appropriate to need and circumstance. To request assistance, please contact the box office at [email protected] or 773.702.ARTS.

Recent News

Scroll to Top