Chestnut Cabaret

Opened from 1978 to 1995, the Chestnut Cabaret was located in West Philly.  The music venue was later named The Blockley.

Chestnut Cabaret - The Blockley

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.