Musical Flurry as we race toward Labor Day

Who said August is a slow time in Chicago? Who, I say! Not me, to wit:

Tuesday, August 21.

At the Woodstock Farmers' Market: norm-siegel  Mad Dog Norm Siegel at 9 AM, Pete Jonsonn  and Rich Prezioso at 10.

Donna Herula Donna Herula plus Harlan and David Sims at Smoke Daddy, 3636 N. Clark St, across from Wrigley Field, Chicago. 7 PM.

JazzmanJeffJustmanPhoto Jazzman Jeff Justman at the Mundelein Farmers' Market, Courtland and Rte. 45, Mundelein. 3 PM.

Wednesday, August 22.

Jazzman Jeff continues Farmers' market tour 2018 at Ravinia Farmers' Market, Dean Ave, Highland Park. 9 AM.

Thursday, August 23.

Strum Brothers at Gifford's Kitchen, 2300 Bushwood Dr, Elgin. 6 PM.

Jazzman Jeff Justman at Libertyville Farmers' Market, Cook Park, Libertyville. 9 AM.

Friday, August 24.

Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1o047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $10.

MarkDvorak   Mark Dvorak at Mather's Cafe, 7134 W. Higgins Rd, Chicago.  6 PM. $9.

Acoustic  Music Jam in Grayslake. Contact Jeff at (847)989-9634 or for details.

dean-milano-2  Dean Milano at Shanahan's, 1999 W. 75th St, Woodridge. 8 PM.

Andrew_Calhoun  Andrew Calhoun, et. al, in "Journey on the Underground Railroad," at Graue Mill, 3800 York Road, Oak Brook. 6:30 PM and 8:15 PM. $15. Also Saturday night.

SAM_0278 Heather Styka at Hootenanny House, 321 Hamnilton St, Geneva. 7 PM. $15, to rsvp.

Saturday, August 25.

Jim Bruno and Friends at Rt 1 House Concerts. for details. 7:30 PM. $20.

Woodstock Jazz Festival at the Woodstock Farmers' Market, in the square, in Woodstock. 9 AM.

Mark Dvorak at Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W. Main St, St. Charles. 7 PM. $20.

Sue Fink  Sue Fink, Lauren Nelson, and Victor Sanders at Wishbone North, 3300 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 7 PM.

Jazzman Jeff Justman at Glencoe French Market, 675 Village Ct, Glencoe. 9:30 AM.

Dean Milano, et al, at the Glen Ellyn Arts Fair, at Lake Ellyn. 2 PM.

Dean then stuffs Chuck in the Deanmobiler, and joins Kent Lewis at the Copper Fiddle, 532 W. Rt 22, Lake Zurich. 7:30 PM.

Andrew Calhoun continues in "Journey on the Underground Railroad." See Friday.

Andrew Calhoun at the Brookfield Farmers' Market, somewhere in Brookfield (I can only pass along what I am told). 10 AM.

Sunday August 26.

Pat Otto and friends in Blouegrass Brunch at Durty Nellie's, 180 N. Smith St, Palatine. 11:30 AM.

Amelia Sweet Bluebird performs a house concert in Addison. Contact Sandy at for details. $15.

Andrew Calhoun at Gen Ellyn French Market, 449 Main St, Glen Ellyn. 9:30 AM.

Better get out and enjoy lots of live music this week, because there is very little leading to Labor Day weekend next week - except for the Fox Valley Folk Festival, of course. But first, spend a few seconds to share this article on Facebook, to show the world that you are one of the cool kids.



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