Some great indoor stuff, too, just in case it rains.
Tuesday, August 27.
Preview of the Fox Valley Folk Fest on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma. 90.9 FM or wdcb.org. 7 PM.
Wednesday, August 28.
Steve Justman at Smokin' T's Bar B Q, 3976 Route 22, Long Grove. 6:30 PM.
Thursday, August 29.
Merv Collins at Western Springs French Market, Hellgrove and Wolf Roads. Western Springs. 2:30 PM.
Friday, August 30.
Merv Collins at Wicked Good Cafe, 790 Royal St. George St, Naperville. 7 PM.
Mark Dvorak at the Schaumburg Farmers' Market, Roselle Road south of Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. 9:30 AM.
Ed Hall, Macyn Taylor, and lotsa other good folks at the Harvest Festival Fundraiser, Stage Left Coffee House, 125 Van Buren, Woodstock. 7 PM. $15.
Saturday, August 31.
Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues Band, plus Matthew Santos, at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago ASve, Evanston. 7 PM. $30 - $40.
Dean Milano at the Vernon Hills Farmers Market, at the METRA Station in Vernon Hills. 9 AM.
Mark Dvorak at the Deerfield Farmers' Market, Deerfield and Robt, York Rds, Deerfield. 9:30 AM.
Andrew and Casey Calhoun at Sandwiche Me In, 3037 N. Clark St, Chicago. 7 PM.
Dean Milano, et, al, at Club Amore, 8166 W. Grand, River Grove. 9:30 PM.
A special Folkstage will be broadcast from the Unitarian Church, 102 S. 2nd St, Geneva, featuring many of the performers at this year's Fox Valley Folk Fest. Open to the public. $25 at the door.
Sunday, September 1.
Trillium at Edwards Apple Orchard, 7061 Centerville Rd, Poplar Grove. Noon.
The first day of the Fox Valley Folk Festival begins at 11 AM. As usual, FVFF features a great lineup of talent, this year led by Sparky and Rhonda Rucker. On Island Park in the Fox River, Geneva. more details here. $15/day, $25 for both days. Senior/student and family rates available.
Fox Valley Folk Festival runs through Monday, Labor Day. As these schedule articles cover Monday-Sunday, we are forbidden by federal law from including that second day here. You'll have to read next week's article for that. If we were to bend that law, then, the terrorists win.