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The Blues - and Other Colors This Week

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Stars? We've got whole galaxies this week. See if you can find someone you know.

Tuesday, June 10.

Lee Murdock at the Historic Depot, 319 N. River Street, by that great bike path, in East Dundee. 11 AM. Lunch with Lee!

Mark Dvorak presents "Pete Seeger and the Power of Song" at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Rd, Glenview. 7 PM.

James Cotton plus Fielisko and Noden at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7:30 PM. $25 - $55.

The Wailin' Mahalias and James Curley live in-studio on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM.

Wednesday, June 11.

Dave Spector's CD release party at Evanston SPACE, still 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 8 PM. $15 - $27.

Thursday, June 12.

Prior to the showing of a documentary film on Big Bill Broonzy, Eric Noden and Billy Boy Arnold Perform at 5:30 PM. Film at 6. Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington, Chicago. 2nd floor north.

Brad Cole at Fitzgerald's, 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn. 8:30 PM. $15.

Friday, June 13.

We are lucky to have Twangtown Paramours at Two Way Street Coffee House, 10476 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.

Acoustic Music Jam in Grayslake. Contact Jazzman Jeff Justman at 847-989-9634, or jazzmanjeffjustman@yahoo.com for details.

Blues Fest begins in Grant Park at Jackson Blvd. Today's performers incluide the Siegel Schwall Blues Band and Sam Lay. 11 AM - 9:30 PM.

Patchouli in "Twilights on the Terrace" at Peaceful Parlour, 212 S. 3rd St, Geneva. 6 PM.

Jay Einhorn at Expressly Lesley, 110 S. Johnson, Woodstock. 5:30 PM.

Robert Rolfe Fedderson at Twisted Q Bar B Q, 2053 Ridge Rd, Homewood. 8 PM.

Saturday, June 14.

Celebrate Flag Day with June's Got The Cash at Arlington Park Race Track, 2200 W. Euclid Rd, Arlington Heights. 1 PM. Then drop $2 on Beatlebum.

Merv Collins at the Lisle French Market, in the METRA station lot, Lisle. 9 AM.

Dar Williams at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 7 and 10 PM. $32

The Blues Fest program includes Bettye LaVette today. 11 AM - 9:30 PM.

The Weeds at Twisted Q Bar B Q, 2053 Ridge Rd, Homewood. 8 PM.

Sunday, June 15.

Blues Fest continues in Grant Park at Jackson Blvd. Dr. John is among the performers.11 AM - 9:30 PM.

Tom Kastle and Ted Geise ( Dr.Seuss is a folksinger?) at Lake County Folk Club in In-Law's restaurant, 720 Milwaukee Ave, Gurnee. 7 PM. $12.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 4 and 7 PM. $45.

James Curley and The Next Little Thing, plus Dan Weber, at the Wire, 6815 WE. Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn. 7:30 PM.

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