A little of everything this week. Actually, a lot of everything.
Tuesday, February 11.
Wednesday, February 12.
Mark Dvorak at Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St, Oak Park. 7 PM.
Dean Milano presents his program on the Chicago music scene of the 60's and 70's at Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd, Schaumburg. 7 PM.
Thursday, February 13.
Rachell Ries, Panoramic, and True Weatherman at the Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia, Chicago. 9 PM.
Eric Noden at the House of Blues, 329 N. Dearborn, Chicago. 6:30 PM.
Friday, February 14.
Happy Valentine's Day, BD, and all you folkies.
Bruce Holmes at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
February Sky presents "Valentines Day Without the Syrup" at Molly's Cafe, 941 Lawrence Ave, Chicago. 7:15 PM. Free will donation.
3's Enuff Band at Club Amore, 8166 W. Grand, River Grove. 9 PM.
Lee Murdock at Our World Underwater Film Festival, at the Stephens Center, 9291 Brywn Mawr, Rosemont. 8 PM.
Friday through Sunday; the 54th Annual University of Chicago Folk Music Festival, in Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St, Chicago. For all the details, go to www.uofcfolk.org.
Saturday, February 15.
For all you northwest suburbanites and Woodstockers (Woodstockians?), Eddie Holstein wends his way northwest to the Casa del Tuber House Concert in Wauconda. 847-487-0464, or firstname.lastname@example.org for details. 7 PM.
Chad Elliott and Bonita Crowe, plus Emily White at Maple Street Chapel, 220 Main St, Lombard. 7:30 PM. $15.
Jamie O'Reilly Trio, plus Willa Moore and Ron Scoggin, at Roots Salon in Chicago. email@example.com or 773-203-7661 for details. 8 PM. $20.
Sunday, February 16.
Joe Jencks plus Despina Pafralides at Lake County Folk Club, at In-Laws Restaurant, 720 Mulwaukee Rd, Gurnee. 7 PM. $12.
The Limitations at the Palatine Public Library, 700 N. North Court, Palatine. 2 PM.
Trillium at the Lincolnwood Public Library, 4000 W. Pratt, Lincolnwood. 2 PM.
The Teflons, plus Sunnyside Up, at Fitzgerald's after-brunch bash, 6615 Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn. 1 PM.
If that isn't enough for you, then I don't know what. Be sure to share on Facebook, then go out and enjoy some live music.