Summer ebbs, but the music does no such thing

It’s a full house – something every day this week. No time for work, or other time wasters. Monday, September 18. The New Zeitgeist appears on radio at WGN 720 AM, or wgnradio.com/on-air, after 10 PM. Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St, Chicago. 8 PM. $18 – $20. Remember,... Read more »

The Best Season of All

Why, you ask? Well, the weather is still good, you can turn off the air conditioners, farmers’ markets are still going strong, and the monthly music venues are starting up. And, we are fortunate enough to not be subject to the violent weather our southern friends are experiencing right now. Tuesday, September 12. “Remembering Folk”... Read more »

September Shows - where did Summer Go?

Not to worry, there are still 3 weeks of Summer left, but, have you noticed the days are getting cooler? A note about Brother Sun’s appearance Sunday at Lake County Folk Club. The venue has been moved, for this show, to Grayslake Village Hall, 10 S. Seymour, Grayslake. Monday, September 4. To repeat from last... Read more »
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Roaring into an Amended Labor Day Weekend

Sadly, island conditions have forced the cancellation of the Fox Valley Folk Festival. Not to worry, there is still lots to do, including a few great substitutions. Tuesday, August 29. “Games” theme on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8PM.    Sue Fink at the Woodstock Farmers’ Market, in the square, Woodstock.... Read more »

A (Very) Full House Week

There is something every night this coming week. Enjoy. Monday, August 21. Donna Herula and   Mark Dvorak at The New Studio, 2948 Central, Evanston. 7:30 PM.$15. Leo Kottke at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St, Chicago. 8 PM. $30 – $45. Tuesday, August 22. Festival Mixer on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM,... Read more »

Outdoor Market Music Continues in Force

And indoor stuff, too. Stay in the area and enjoy. Tuesday, August 15. Otter Creek performs live in-studio, and in the performing living room in an attendable event of Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org.  7 PM for the live performance, 8 PM on the air. Contact Lilli at LKupbeat@aol.com to sign up.... Read more »
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The Dog Days are Done, the Cat Days are Here

Huh? See below. Tuesday, August 8. Following last week’s program on “Dog Days,” this week its Songs for International Cat Day on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM. Wednesday, August 9. Jazzman Jeff Justman at the Ravinia Farmers’ Market on Dean St, Highland Park. 8 AM. Friday, August 11.  Andrew... Read more »

Lots of Freebies this Week

Folk music is still the best bargain in this, or any other, town. Tuesday, August 1. “Dog Days” on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM. As soon as you get home from your local National Night Out, turn on your radio. Wednesday, August 2.   Jazzman Jeff Justman at Ravinia... Read more »

Legends, local, national, and international, come to town.

With admission prices ranging from free to second mortgage. Take your pick. Monday, July 24. Dean Milano presents his program on Chicago music in the 60’s and 70’s at the Addison Public Library, 4 Friendship Plaza, Addison. 7 PM. (This is one of those freebies). Tuesday, July 25.   David Hawkins live, in-studio on Folk... Read more »
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No Summer Doldrums Here

Sometimes things get slower in the Summer months. Not true for acoustic music in Chicago. Tuesday, July 18.    Donna Adler in an attendable event on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org.  7 PM for living room performance, 8 PM on the air. Wednesday, July 19.     Jazzman Jeff Justman at Ravinia... Read more »