Some of the venues are outdoors, so bring a turtle neck and a parka.
Monday, May 19.
Sue Fink's songwriter showcase continues with Sue, Al Rose, Clare Adella, and Bill Brickley. Uncommon Ground, 1401 Devon Ave, Chicago. 7 PM. $7.
Tuesday, May 20.
May Folk, with Sweet Maries live in-studio, on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM.
Thursday, May 22.
Amy Dixon-Kolar at the Lisle Public Library, 777 Front St, Lisle. 6:30 PM.
Dean Milano at the Western Springs French Market, by the train station in Western Springs. 3 PM.
Noam Pikelny and Stuart Duncan at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 8 PM. $26.
Friday, May 23.
Chris Vallillo at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtis St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
David Hawkins and Don Stiernberg in the Captain's Quarters at Lovell's, 915 S. Waukegan Rd, Lake Forest. 8 PM.
Saturday, May 24.
Patchouli on the north stage at the Schaumburg Prairie Arts Festival, by the village hall and Prairie Arts center, over dere off Schaumburg Road by Salem in Schaumburg. 2 PM.
Guyz with Bad Eyez at the Woodstock Farmers' Market, in the square, in Woodstock. 10:30 AM.
Evan Cauble-Johnson at Sandwiche Me In, 3037 N. Clark St, Chicago. 7 PM.
Sunday, May 25.
Sue Fink with Jordi Kleiner, and The Sweet Maries at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St, Chicago. 7 PM. $10.
Patchouli at the Prairie Arts Festival, south stage, l in Schaumburg. 10 AM.
Donna Herula and Tony Nardiello on the north stage at the Schaumburg Prairie Arts Festival. 11 AM.
Lori Gray Muligano and Tricia Alexander at Woodstock Roundup Radio, 300 Front St, Woodstock. Also on 1610 AM, and www.harvardcommunityradio.com. 5 PM.
Grand finale for Beans and leaves, which is, alas closing. 11 AM: Pete Jonsson and Cheryl Niemo. Noon: Mary Lai. 1 PM: Pam Kay. 2 - 4, Guyz with Bad Eyez. 4 PM: Craig Ghislin. Probably many surprise guests. Free at the outdoor gazebo.
Victor Wooten at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7 PM. and 9:30 PM. $25 - $40.
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