Rock Island, Illinois: Jake and Elwood Blues Brothers

Statues of Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi as the Blues Brothers Elwood and Jake sit in their fictional hometown.

Address:
1730 2nd Ave, Rock Island, IL
Directions:
SW corner of 2nd Ave. and 18th St.
Hours:
Seasonal April-Nov. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Jake and Elwood Blues Brothers

No longer there. Been replaced by musical notes on one side and angel wings on the other.

[Candice, 04/11/2019]

Blues Brothers.

Seated Blues Brothers Statue

Statue of Jake and Elwood Blues just hangin' out in Rock Island (their hometown).

[Krista M, 08/07/2017]
Blue Brothers Statues

The Blues Brothers recently underwent an extensive makeover. Bruce Peterson of Navarro Canoe in Rock Island did the renovation work. The Blues Brothers are outdoors on their corner from April until late November.

[Kerry Mangelsdorf, 11/01/2016]

Blues Brothers.

Jake and Elwood Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers.

[Jenny Morris, 11/20/2014]

A pair of Blue Brothers statues lounge in front of a bronze plaque making an unsatisfying connection between a local businessman and the hometown of the fictional characters.


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