If it's daylight savings time, can the Spring thaw be far behind? Whatever, there's lots of live music from which to choose.
Tuesday, March 4.
Mardi Gras March Mania on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM or www.wdcb.org. 8 - 11 PM.
Thursday, March 6.
Dave Spector's Adventures in Guitar, with Lurrie Bell, at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 8 PM. $12 - $22.
Equinox at the Globe Pub, 1934 Irving Park Rd, Chicago. 9 PM.
The Alpaca Lips at Cab's Bar and Bistro, 430 N. Main St, Glen Ellyn. 7 PM.
Steve Justman at New Lenox Public Library, 120 Veterans Parkway, New Lenox. 10:30 AM.
Friday, March 7.
Kitty Donohoe at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford. 7 PM.
Claudia Anderson's "Daughters of Eire" at the Theatre School of DePaul, 2350 N. Racine, Chicago. With Kat Eggleston, Dennis Cahill, and many others. 3 PM. Free
The Limitations at the Lansing Public Library, 2750 Indiana Ave, Lansing. 6:30 PM.
Buddy Mondlock at the Ford Memorial Library, 800 Chestnut, Western Springs. 7:30 PM.
Ben Bedford performs a house concert at the Clark's in Oak Park. firstname.lastname@example.org for particulars. 8 PM.
Michael Johnathon at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Oak Park. 8:15 PM. $7.
Dean Milano at Mather's Lifeways Cafe, 7134 W. Higgins, Chicago. 10:30 AM. Songwriting seminars for the next 6 weeks.
Dean Milano, fresh from his triumphant class at Mather's, at Perry's Pizza and Ribs, 711 Devon, Park Ridge. 7:30 PM.
Saturday, March 8.
James Gordon at Maple Street Chapel, 220 Main St, Lombard. 7:30 PM. $15.
Anne Hills and David Roth at Acoustic Rennaisance, 11 W. Maple St, Hinsdale. 8 PM. $16.
Del McCoury Band at City Winery, 1200 Randolph St, Chicago. 7 and 10 PM.
Kristin Lems at Starbuck's, 4116 Dempster, Skokie. 7 PM.
Mark Dvorak at Grayslake Heritage Museum, 164 Hawley St, Grayslake. 2 PM. Free.
Jim Savorino performs a house concert at the Everwine's in Barrington. email@example.com, or 847-304-5757 for more information.
Andrew Calhoun at Potbelly, 552 Roosevelt Rd, Glen Ellyn. Noon.
Sunday, March 9.
Kat Eggleston performs a house concert at Casa del Tuber in Wauconda. 2 PM. $15. firstname.lastname@example.org, or 847-487-0464 for more information.
Brother Sun performs a house concert at Bliss Manor House Concerts in Northbrook. 847-302-1155 for information. 7 PM. $20.
Kitty Donohoe at Lisle Public Library, 777 Front St, Lisle. 2 PM.
Buckwheat Zydeco at Evanston SPACE, 1047 Curtiss St, Evanston. 7:30 PM. $28 - $42.
Whew, that's a lotta concerts. Now, imagine if every performer, venue producer, and fan of those mentioned hereinabove, were to share this article on Facebook. Think of all the hits we'd get, all the people who would know about the upcoming concerts, and how full all the venues would be. It could happen.