The Checkerboard Lounge was an historic blues nightclub located on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. It was established in 1972, at 423 E. 43rd St., by L.C. Thurman and Buddy Guy. In 1985, Guy left the partnership and later established Buddy Guy's Legends in Chicago's South Loop neighborhood.
The lounge is known as the venue where The Rolling Stones video and live album Live at the Checkerboard Lounge, Chicago 1981 was recorded; the show included the Rolling Stones performing with Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, and members of Muddy Waters' band.
In 2003, the Checkerboard Lounge, in danger of closing due to structural issues with their original building, moved to a newly renovated building at 5201 S. Harper Court in Hyde Park. Several years after moving, the club experienced declining attendance and it closed its doors in 2015, after the death of L.C. Thurman.
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