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 8PM.

Sue Fink   Sue Fink at the Woodstock Farmers' Market, in the square, Woodstock. 11 AM.

MarkDvorak  Mark Dvorak and Jack Clark at The Grafton Pub, 4530 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 9:30 PM. No cover.

Wednesday, August 30.

JazzmanJeffJustmanPhoto   Jazzman Jeff Justman at Ravinia Farmers' Market, Dean Ave, Highland Park. 8:30 AM.

Thursday, August 31.

The aforementioned Justman Jazz Jeffman at Libertyville Farmers' Market, Cook Park, Libertyville. 9 AM.

Friday, September 1.

It's painful to write "September 1." Summer's theoretically over. Get the coats out of the basement, or wherever.

Guyz with Bad Eyez at the Harvard Balloon Festival. It's probably somewhere in Harvard, but Merv Collins is not good about putting exact locations in his promotional emails, and we are much too lazy to research it. What do you think we are, journalists?

Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $10.

Saturday, September 2.

Merv CollinsMerv Collins at the Elk Grove Village Farmers' Market, probably somewhere in Elk Grove Village. 9 AM.

Andrew_Calhoun Andrew Calhoun performs "2 Sides of Robert Burns" at the Bensenville Public Library, 200 S. Church St, Bensenville. 2 PM.  Thank you, Andrew for including the exact address.

Jazzman Jeff Justman at the Highland Park French Market, St. John's Parking Lot, 1800 St. Johns Aver, Highland Park. 9 AM.

Trillium at Edward's Apple Orchard, 7061 Centerville Rd, Poplar Grove. Noon - 4 PM.

Sunday, September 3.

corky-siegel-use-this-one  Corky Siegel and Kaylan "Johnny Bongo" Pathak at Metropolis Theatre, 111 W. Campbell Ave, Arlington Heights. 3 PM. $35.

Ms. Friedrich's MAB, and the New Zeitgeist at the Elbo Room, 2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 7 pm. $10.

Brother_Sun - 2   Brother Sun, in a last minute schedule addition, to make up for the cancellation of the Fox Valley Folk Festival, will appear at the Lake County Folk Club, in the Grayslake Heritage Center, 164 Hawley, Grayslake. 7 PM.

Monday, September 4.

Bonus Bonus Bonus. We usually stop at Sunday, but we are adding an extra day, as a big deal, no-extra-charge feature.

Brother Sun will do a house concert at Nancy Clark's in Oak Park. Contact Nancy at for details and/or rsvp. 7 PM. $20.

This weekend will probably be your last chance to see Brother Sun together in the area. Just sayin.'

Enjoy your end-of-Summer week, and share this article on Facebook, to help others enjoy theirs.

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