Some holiday music this week. Who'da thunk it?
Tuesday, December 17.
Joe Filisko at the Harlem Avenue Lounge, somewhere on Harlem Avenue in Berwyn. 8 PM.
Liz Carroll live in-studio at a holiday mixer on Folk festival with Lilli Kuzma. It will also be volunteer appreciation night, with Dean Milano leading the volunteers in a singalong (I hope this wasn't supposed to be a surprise for the volunteers). 90.9 FM, or WDCB.org. 7PM.
Thursday, December, 19.
Equinox at The Globe Pub, 1934 Irving Park Rd, Chicago. 9 PM.
Friday, December 20.
Bittersweet Christmas Band at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford. 7 PM.
Chris McIntosh, Alvin McGovern, and Cathy and Tom Jones, et, al, in a Christmas Show at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
David Hawkins and Friends (David has lots of friends), at Wicked Good Cafe, 790 Royal St. George St, Naperville. 7 PM.
The Don Stiernberg Quintet, plus Petra Van Nuis, at The Old Town School of Folk Music, 4545 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.
Saturday, December 21.
Joe Jencks, Edie Carey, and Heather Styka at Acoustic Rennaisance, 11 W. Maple St, Hinsdale. 8 PM, but arrive early, as it will be broadcast on WFMT's Folkstage, so it will start on the dot of 8. $16.
Andrew and Casey Calhoun at the Dickson Mounds Museum, 10956 N. Dickson Mounds Rd, Lewiston. 7 PM.
Michael Smith in the Evanston SPACE recording studio, 1245 Chicgo Ave, Evanston. 7 PM. $20.
3's Enuff Band plus Joey Privia at Club Amore, 8166 W. Grand, River Grove. 9 PM.
Maybe a couple of bands this week that you have never heard of. Check them out and see if there are any familiar faces in them.