Chestnut Cabaret

The Chestnut Cabaret was a nightclub located at 38th & Ludlow Streets It was later named the Blockley before its closure.

The club played host to jazz, blues, soul and funk greats, including Koko Taylor, Albert Collins, Albert King, Average White Band, Dizzy Gillespie, John Lee Hooker, Gil Scott-Heron, Parliament-Funkadelic, Stanley Clarke, and Wynton and Branford Marsalis.

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