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It's minus a gazillion degrees outside, so, of course, it's time for Saturday's Maritime Festival.

Tuesday, February 18.

Nora Jane Struthers at City Winery, 1200 Randolph St, Chicgo. 8 PM. $12 - $18.

Chris and Tom Kastle live in-studio, previewing the Chicago Maritime Festival, on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, now (and forever) 3 hours, 8 - 11 PM, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org.

Thursday, February 20.

Donna Adler, Chris Farrell, and Robin and Jenny Bienemann at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St, Chicago. 8 PM. $8.

Equinox at The Globe, 1934 Irving Park Rd, Chicago. 9 PM.

Friday, February 21.

Mark Dvorak at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford. 7 PM. $10.

Steve Earl and Leroy Stagger at City Winery, 1200 Randolph St, Chicago. 8 PM. $45 - $65.

Tom Rush at The Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 8 PM. $35.

Susan Werner at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 8 PM. $22 - $42.

Larry O. Dean's Folk You at the Horseshoe, 4115 Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.

Saturday, February 22.

Here's that festival we mentioned: The Chicago Maritime Festival is at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St, Chicago, presented, as always, by Tom and Chris Kastle. Lots of all-day maritimey booths, and a constant music stage hosted by Lilli Kuzma of WDCB. 10 AM - 4 PM. Also, evening concert in the auditorium at 7 PM. All-day pass for $30.

Michael Smith, plus Sweeter Gift Trio, at Stained Glass Coffee House, 225 Wilmot Rd, Deerfield. 7 PM. $15.

Edie Holstein and Steve Dawson at The Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, Chicago. 3 PM. $10 - $12.

Jazzman Jeff Justman and Howard Shraiberg at Johnny's Kitchen and Tap, 1740 Milwaukee Ave, Glenview. 7 PM.

Sunday, February 23.

Jim and Vivian Craig, plus Fred Campeau and Mitch Thomas at Schuba's, 3159 N. Southport, Chicago. Noon.

If you "share" this article on Facebook, and come up to me at the Maritime Festival, you'll receive a free gift (as long as Lilli Kuzma has WDCB opens or magnets to give away).

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