There's a big open space on the Chicago Folk Music Examioner calandar on Thursday. Lots of choices on the other days, but Valentine's Day is empty. If we missed anything that's going on, please add a comment to this article.
Monday, February 11.
Robbie Fulks and Michael J. Miles at The Hideout, 1354 Wabansia, Chicago. 7 PM.
Tuesday, February 12.
Songs of Mardi Gras, Lincoln's Birthday, Valentines Day, and Presidents Day on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or wdcb.org. 7 PM.
Wednesday, February 13.
Merv Collins at Nirvana Grillerie, 701 Milwaukee Sve, Vernon Hiolls. 6 PM.
Mick Scott at Potbelly, 2264 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. Noon - 2 PM.
Sandy Andina and Stephen Lee Rich lead off the night at Bill's Blues Redux, in the Indigo Lounge of the Orrington Hotel, 1710 Orrington, Evanston. 5:30 PM.
Thursday, February 14.
Nothing. Nichts. Nada. Zilch. Zero.
Friday, February 15.
Sue Fink and Jordi Kleiner at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford.7 PM.
Steve Justman at Via Gelato Cafe, 1853 Tower Rd, Glenview. 8 PM.
Sanctified Grumblers at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
Whitey O'Day at the Irish Mill, 26592 N. Rte 83, Mundelein. 6 PM.
Larry O. Dean at The Horseshoe, 4115 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.
James Lee Stanley at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7 PM. $20.
Dean Milano at Wicked Good Cafe, 710 Royal St. George St, Naperville. 7 PM.
Andrew and Casey Calhoun and Gary Cleland at Severson Dells Nature Center, 8786 Montague Rd, Rockford. 7 PM. $10.
Saturday, February 16.
Tangleweed, plus InTents at Stained Glass Coffee House, 225 Wilmot Rd, Deerfield. 7 PM. $15.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincioln Ave, Chicago. 7 PM. $45.
Mad Bread at Red Line Tap, 7006 N. Glenwood Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.
Deaan Milano, Jay Whitehouse, and Jordi Kleiner perform a house concert in Evanston. Irenekelly90@yahoo.com for information. 7:30 PM. $20.
Speaking of Evanston (we were speaking of Evanston). Kristin Lems performs at Perla Cafe, 1813 Dempster, Evanston. 7 PM.
Sunday, February 17.
Mark Dvorak and Heather Styka at the Maple Street Chapel, 220 S. Main St, Lombard. 3 PM. $15.
Barnaby Bright at Windy City House Concerts. Windycityhouseconcerts@gmail.com for more information.
Tom Kastle continues his class on shanty singing at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 2 - 4 PM.
Sue Fink, Jordi Kleiner, and Jason and Ginger at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St, Chicago. 8 PM. $10.
Birdy at Schuba's brunch, 3159 N. Southport, Chicago. Noon.
Joe Felisko, James Conway, Bob Kessler, and perhaps more, at The Hideout, 1354 Wabansia, Chicago. 7 Pm.
Andy Cohen and Donna Hercula at the Lake County Folk Club, at In-Law's Restauyrant, 720 Milwaukee Ave, Gurnee. 7 PM. $12.
The Andina and Rich Comedy Hour, starring Sandy Andina and Stephen Lee Rich, whom you remember from Bill's Blues on Wednesday, online at reddragontv.tv 7 PM.
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