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Big Week for House Concerts

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and library shows, and outdoor fests.

Tuesday, June 3.

"it was the third of June, another sleepy, dusty, delta da-ay." Remember that?

Anyway, Steve Eulberg, plus the Stay Tuned String Band on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or 8 PM.

Wednesday, June 4.

Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers in the Blue Jean Gala at the Old Town School Of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 6 PM. only $500.

Andrew Calhoun at Potbelly, 1530 Commons Dr, Geneva. Noon.

Thursday, June 5.

Friction Farm at Windy City House Concerts. $20. 773-334-5776, or for more information.

Friday, June 6.

Steve Justman at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford. 7 PM.

Tom Kastle at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.

Merv Collins, 1/2 of the outstanding duo Guyz With Bad Eyez (os he is a Guy with a Bad Eye?), at Wicked Good Cafe, 790 Royal St, Naperville. 7 PM.

David Massengill performs a house concert in Flossmoor. $20. Email for information.

Saturday, June 7.

Felisko and Noden at casa del Tuber house concerts in Wauconda. 7 PM. $15. contact Hank Tuber at 847-487-0464, or

The Annual Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival is in Goold Park, 401 Ottawa St, Morris. It runs from 9 AM to 5 PM today, and 10-5 tomorrow, Sunday. Performers for the weekend include Andina and Rich, Trillium, David Massengill, February Sky, and Max ZT.

Steve Justman at Wheaton Public Library, 225 N. Cross St, Wheaton. 1 PM.

Bounding Main at Indian Boundary Park, 2500 W. Lunt Ave, Chicago. Our old stomping grounds from back in the day. 5 PM.

Roy Schneider performs a house concert in Barrington. 847-304-5757, or for information.

Jazzman Jeff Justman performs at the Ray Bradbury Dandelion Wine Festival at Bowen Park in Waukegan. The festival runs from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Sunday, June 8.

Bruce Foster performs at the Frankfort Market, somewhere in downtown Franfort. Follow the sound of the great music. 10:30 AM.

Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival continues. 10 AM - 5 PM.

Tim Merkel plus Andina and Rich at Woodstock Roundup Radio Program. 300 Front St, Harvard, or 1610 AM. 5 PM. $5.

I dream of a world where all folkies share these articles with their Facebook friends, so lots more people know about the performances and come out, so the venues and performers can keep going. I also dream about world peace, but one thing at a time.