Lots of outdoor concerts. Folk music and SPF 30.
Tuesday, July 8.
Jeff Karoub on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM.
Wednesday, July 9.
The 164th anniversary of Millard Fillmore's presidency. Bet you could not have lived without knowing that.
Edie Carey and Sarah Sample at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7:30 PM. $12 - $22.
Thursday, July 10.
June's Got the Cash at Wauconda Public Library, 801 N. Main St, Wauconda. 5 PM.
Special Consensus at Countryside Park, Countryside. 7 PM. You can get sunburn at dusk, you know.
Friday, July 11.
Mara Levine with Gathering Time at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
The Flying A's at Windy City House Concerts, in Chicago, of course. 773-334-5776, or email@example.com. $20.
Patchouli at Peaceful Parlour, 212 S. 3rd St, Geneva. 6 PM.
Filisko and Noden at the Harlem Lounge, 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn. 9:30 PM.
Acoustic Music Jam in Grayslake. Contact Jeff Justman at 847-989-9634, or firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Mark Dvorak at Steal Beam Theatre, 111 Main St, St., St. Charles. Dinner and concert. 6:30 seating for dinner, 7:30 concert. $40 for both.
The Lincoln Avenue Square Roots Folk Festival, on Lincoln Avenue between Montrose and Wilson. Four stages, lots of performers. Friday from 5 - 10 PM, Saturday from noon - 10 PM, and Sunday, from noon - 9 PM. $10/day. Among the performers are Sons of the Never Wrong at 5:30 Saturday, and Barb Silverman at 4.
Saturday, July 12.
The Lincoln Avenue Square Roots Folk Festival continues. Just look right above here. I'm not going to type it all out again.
Whitey O'Day at the Irish Mill, 26592 N. Highway 83, Mundelein. 9 PM.
Bluegrass on the Green, Breident Green, Frankfort. All day Saturday and Sunday. Special Consensus performs both days.
Merv Collins at Studio B Concerts, Dole Mansion, Crystal Lake. 7 PM.
Sunday, July 13.
Lincoln Avenue Square Roots Folk Festival continues. See Saturday's post for why I am not going to type everything out again, then see Friday's posting for details.
Bluegrass on the Green continues in Frankfort. See previous posting, then go back to Saturday's posting. It's like a treasure hunt.
Bill and Kate Isles, plus Marcia Krieger at Lake County Folk Club, at In-law's Restaurant, 720 Milwaukee Ave, Gurnee. 7 PM. $12.
Small Potatoes, aka "Spuds," at the Long Grove Village Green. 4 PM. Definitely a full tube sun block concert.
Dean Milano at Geneva French Market, METRA lot at South and 4th Sts, Geneva. 9 AM.
Merv Collins pushes Dean out of the chair, and performs at 10 AM.
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