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Big Week for House Concerts

Joe Filisko and Eric Noden bring their blues virtuosity to Wauconda on Saturday.
Joe Filisko and Eric Noden bring their blues virtuosity to Wauconda on Saturday.
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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 www.wdcb.org. 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 windycityhouseconcerts@gmail.com 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 Valeriebirk@gmail.com 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 bandude49@aol.com.

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 everte@comcast.net 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.