Chicago Jazz Clubs and Venues 1915 - 1930

In the compilation available for download below, you will find some of the Chicago South Side jazz clubs and venues that were in operation from c 1915 up to after 1930. Also shown are the addresses that had some significance to Tommy Ladnier.

 Using this pdf document with your computer enables you to jump from the index to the venue information and then to the relevant map. Unfortunately, it is not possible to go back to the venue information from the map, but you can easily return to the index or use the available pdf document page miniatures shown at the left side.

 Also shown in some instances are links to video clips from the site as they appear in Chicago today.

 Using a printed document, you will have to turn the pages!


 Since this is a rather large file (2.32 MB) it will take a few seconds to download.