Holy <bleep> It's Folktober

It must be the post-Columbus Day folk concert season.You'll never be able to get to all of them.

Tuesday, October 16.

Festival mixer and pledge night on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM.

Wednesday, October 17.

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

Thursday, October 18.

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

dean-milano-2  Dean Milano, Mike Diesling, and Mike Conover at Mac's on Slade, 117 Slade St, Palatine. 7:30 PM.

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

SAM_0278  Heather Styka and Mary Bragg at Wishbone North, 3300 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 7 PM.

Friday, October 19.

robbie-fulks  Robbie Fulks and Linda Gail Lewis at Fitzgerald's, 6615 W. Rooevelt Rd, Berwyn. 9 PM.

Strum Brothers at Bleuroot, 98 W. Main St, West Dundee. 8 PM. Merv just said "Dundee." We assume it's West Dundee.

Patty Stevenson and Craig Siemsen at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $10.

Jordan Macarus at Tobias Music, 5513 Fairview, Downers Grove. 8 PM.

februarysky  February Sky, plus Ralph Murray and Ann Strang perform a house concert in St. Charles. philcooper54@yahoo.com for details. $15.

Mulligan Stew at Peggy Kinanne's, 8 N. Vail St, Arlington Heights. 8:30 PM.

Saturday, October 20.

Briar Road at Maple Street Concerts, 220 Main St, Lombard. 7:30 PM. $15.

The Rich Kreuger Band at The Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley, Chicago. 9 PM.

A barn dance at Christ Community Mennonite Church, 888 S. Roselle Rd, Schaumburg. 6:30 PM. $5.

Merv Collins at Katie's Kup, 502 7th St, Rockford.

  Andrew and Casey Calhounm perform a house concert in Evanston. 7 PM. casey.laura.calhoun@gmail.com for details.

Dean Milano at Parry's Pizza, 711 Devon Ave, Park Ridge. 7:30 PM.

Jazzman Jeff Justman at the Palatine Farmers' Market, METRA station, Palatine. 9 AM.

Sunday, October 21.

Brokks Williams and Scott Engstrom at Lake County Folk Club, in the Grayslake Heritage Center, 164 Hawley, Grayslake. 7 PM. $18.

Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues Band   Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues Band at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7 PM. $25 - $48.

There, that should take your mind off of the Cubs' early exit in the playoffs. Wait 'till next year.

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