.. and lots of good stuff in between.
Tuesday, August 5.
"Dog Days of Summer" on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM.
Andrew Calhoun at the Woodstock Farmers' Market, on the square in Woodstock. 9 AM.
In nearby Lakeside, Michigan, Jamie O'Reilly's 3-day writing retreat begins, with Anne Hills, Beau O'Reilly and Sue Demel. See www.jamieoreilly.com for details.
Wednesday, August 6.
Eric Taylor at Windy City House Concerts. 773-334-5776, or firstname.lastname@example.org for information. 6:30 PM. $20.
Dean Milano at the Terrace, at Siver Place, 175 Harbor Place, Waukegan. 7:30 PM.
Thursday, August 7.
Krista Detor at the Studios of Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7 PM. $15.
Dean Milano at the Globe Pub, 1934 Irving Park Rd, Chicago. 9 PM.
Friday, August 8.
Special Consensus at Willis Towers (We still call it Sears Tower). Noon.
Special CVonsensus at Allerton Park, Monticello. 6 PM.
June's Got the Cash at the village square, Mt. Morris. 7 PM.
Donna Herulla and Tony Nardiello at the Cellar Gate Wine Market, 524 Sheridan Rd, Highwood. 8 PM.
Village Jammers at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
Mike Feltonin a CD release party for "No Second Rides," at Fuller's Pub, 3203 Irving Park Rd, Chicago.8 PM.
Saturday, August 9.
Special Consensus at Cortisi Park in Villa Park. 2:30 PM.
Spec Con gases up the van and heads for Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7 PM. $15 - $25. 4 Special CVonsensus concertsfopr you in 2 days.
Eric Noden at Buddy Guy's Legends, 700 S. Wabash, Chicago. 6 PM.
Jazzman Jeff Justman at the Palatine Farmers' Market, near the METRA station, Palatine. 9 AM.
Guyz with Bad Eyez at the Woodstock Farmers' Market (I hope they can find it). Woodstock. 9 AM.
Champlin and Menard at Twisted Q Bar BQ, 2053 Ridge Rd, Homewood. 8 PM. $6.
Andrew and Casey (with her new pixie haircut) Calhoun at Ethical Humanist Society, 7574 N. Linden, Skokie. 8 PM.
Sunday, August 10.
Carrie Newcomer on the green in Long Grove. 4 PM.
Special Consensus at Kracklauer Park, Mundelein. 5 PM.
Lee Murdock performs on the Grand Mariner cruise ship, docked at Navy Pier. 8:30 PM.
The Limitations at McHenry Public LIbrary, 809 Front St, McHenry. 1:30 PM.
Dean Milano at Carol's Pub, 4659 N. Clark St, Chicago. 9 PM.
See you at a library, park, pub, farmers' market, and/or a house concert this week - and at a "share" on Facebook (hint).