Cubs and Concerts, Diamonds and Divas

The Cubs are still playing meaningful games, and our friends are performing meaningful music. What could be better?

Monday, October 16.

I got nuttin'. There's this thing called "books." You could read one, or part of one.

Tuesday, October 17.

corky-siegel-use-this-one   Corky Siegel, Billy Boy Arnold, Mark Hummel, and Sam Lay at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7:30 PM. $15 - $32.

Ruth and Max Bloomquist live in-studio on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM. This is a fundraiser night, so call in, make your pledge, and show the wdcb suits that we support folk music.

Wednesday, October 18.

Rich Krueger and Jame Wasner at Phyliss' Musical Inn, 1800 W. Division St, Chicago. 8 PM.

JazzmanJeffJustmanPhoto   Jazzman Jeff Justman at Ravinia Farmers' Market, Dean Ave, Highland Park. 9 AM.

Mad Bread at the Empirical Brewery Taproom, 1801 W. Foster, Chicago. 7 PM.

Thursday, October 19.

Merv alone   Merv Collins at Dannon Gallery, 1810 Central, Evanston. 6 PM.

Friday, October 20.

Henhouse Prowlers at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, Chicago. 8 PM. $15 - $25.

Joan and Joni at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $10.

dean-milano-2  Dean Milano at Perry's Pizza, 711 Devon Ave, Park Ridge. 7:30 PM.

Saturday, October 21.

Open mic at Shir Hadesh, 200 W. Dundee, Wheeling. 7 PM.

Andrew_Calhoun  Andrew Calhoun at Wheaton French Market. 9:30 AM.

Mim Eichmann at Willowbrook High School Craft Fair, 1250 S. Ardmore, Villa Park. 9 AM.

Two Way's 45th anniversary 004   Laura Joy at Fall Harvest Event, 5340 Rt. 176, Crystal Lake. 11 AM.

Merv Collins at Katie's Kup, 502 7th St, Rockford. 11:45 AM.

Sunday, October 22.

susan-w Susan Werner at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St, Chicago. 7 PM. $28 - $38.

Patchouli   Patchouli at the Warrenville Public Library, 23W751 Stafford Place, Warrenville. 2 PM.

Joan and Joni perform a house concert in Oak Park. nancylclark@yahoo.com for details. 3 PM. $20.

Robinlee Garber - Resilience  Robinlee Garber, Emily White, and Mary Bragg at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St, Chicago. 9 PM.

A. J. Croce at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 7 PM. $26.

Andrew Calhoun at the Glen Ellyn French Market. 9:30 AM.

Dean Milano at Mac's on Slade, 117 Slade St, Palatine. 2:30 PM.

Cubs are still playing, the Bears are doing something on Sundays, the Blackhawks have started their season, and the Bull are about to start theirs. That, and with music almost every day, should keep you out of trouble for a while. Save some time to share this article on Facebook, OK?

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