A healthy distance from the coasts, the city is a place where artists have felt free to experiment with music from blues and jazz to acid house and hip-hop
Chicago is known for many things: deep-dish pizza, improvisational theater and, yes, grim weather. Scratch deeper and there is a profoundly rich history of music, from blues and jazz to acid house and hip-hop. Because of its location a healthy distance from both coasts the city has always been a place where artists have felt free to experiment and collaborate without such constraints of commercial expectations, producing music that has shaped modern audio. Follow these address to insure where the music lived first.
4339 South Lake Park Avenue, home of Muddy Waters
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