Summer doesn't officially leave for another few weeks, so go out and enjoy the outdoor venues while you still can (and the indoors, too. Don't want to slight anyone).
Monday, September 2.
Fox Vally Folk Festival on Island Park in Geneva continues, from 11 AM to 6 PM. Full lineup here. Bring a lawn chair. See you there.
Kristin Cotts and Zenobia at Theatre-on-the-Hill, 375 Briarcliff Rd, Bolingbrook. 7:30 PM.
Tuesday, September 3.
An encore program on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma. Lilli is recovering from a football injury, and will return with a big live show next week. 90.9 FM, or wdcb.org. 7 PM.
Chicago Acoustic Underground presents "Sing for Your Supper" songwriters showcase, featuring Victoria Fuller, et al, at Act One Pub, 1330 W. Morse Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.
Wednesday, September 4.
Dean Milan and Jay ExecutiveMansion at the Ivy Restaurant, 120 N. Hale St, Wheaton. 7 PM.
Thursday, September 5.
Jenny and Robin Bieneman at the Chicago French Market at Ogilvy Station, Chicago. 4 PM.
Dave Spector's Adventures in Guitar at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 8 PM. $12 - $22.
Friday, September 6.
Jenny and Robin Bienemann, fresh from their triumphant performance at Ogilvy Station, at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
Amy Dixon-Kolar at Wicked Good Cafe, 795 Royal St. George St, Naperville. 7 PM.
Saturday, September 7.
Merv Collins at Woodstock Farmers' Market, on the square in Woodstock. 9 AM.
Amy Dixon-Kolar, fresh from her triumphant, well, you know, at the Vernon Hills French Market (is there a French Farmers' Market?) 75 E. Route 45, Vernon Hills. 9 AM.
Dean Milano, who will not have performed for 3 whole days, with The Diamondback Band, at Carol's Pub, 4659 N. Clark St, Chicago. 9 PM.
Sunday, September 8.
Special Consensus at the Fall on the Green Festival, 95th Street in Downtown Oak Lawn. 2 PM.
Roy Schneider performs a house concert at the Everwines' in Barrington. firstname.lastname@example.org or 847-304-5757 for specifics and/or to rsvp. 4 PM.
Sue Demel, not with Sons of the Never Wrong, but with "Come Sunday" at Uncomon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave, Chicago. 7 PM.
As usual, check with the venue and/or performers for any last minute changes, and "share" on Facebook to help spread the word.