From Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, to University of Chicago Folk Festival, it's a busy upcoming week.
Tuesday, February 5.
"Film Folk," with prizes, on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or wdcb.org. 7 PM.
Wednesday, February 6.
Mad Bread at Double Door, 1572 Milwaukee Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.
Mick Scott is the lunchtime special at Potbelly, 2264 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. Noon - 2 PM.
Thursday, February 7.
James McCandless, Victor Sanders, Meg Thomas, Brian Anderson, and Ron Lazerette at Fitzgerald's, 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn. 8 PM. $10.
Friday, February 8.
February Sky at Molly's Cafe, 941 W. Lawrence Ave, Chicago. 7:25 PM.
Heather Styka at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford. 7 PM.
Hiroga Tsukamoto at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
Jay Einhorn at Expressly Leslie, 110 S. Johnson, Woodstock. 5:30 PM.
Whitey O'Day at the Irish Mill, 26592 N. Route 83, Mundelein. 8 PM.
Judy Collins at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7 and 9:30 PM. $40 - $85.
First day of the University of Chicago Folk Festival, at Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St, Chicago. 8 PM. $25.
Saturday, February 9.
Steve Justman at the Fox Lake District Library, 225 E. Grand Avenue, Fox Lake. 11 AM.
Michael Smith and Jamie O'Reilly at the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior St, Chicago. 7 PM.
Jennie Bienemann at Night of a Thousand Stars, at The Friendly Tap, 6733 Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn. 9 PM. With all those stars, it will probably go pretty late.
Iris Dement at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St, Chicago. 8PM and 10:30 PM. $32 - $40.
Dean Milano at Caribou Coffee Cafe, 5100 Main St, Downers Grove. 7 PM.
The University of Chicago Folk Festival continues at 7:30 PM at Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St, Chicago. $25.
Sunday, February 10.
The University of Chicago Folk Festival concludes at 6 PM at Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th St, Chicago. 6 PM.
Sue Fink at the Antioch Public Library, 757 Main St, Antioch. 2 PM.
Tom Kastle continues his shanty singing classes at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 2 PM.
Michael Smith and Jamie O'Reilly return to the Poetry Foundation, 61 W. Superior St, Chicago. 3 PM.
Merv Collins at Bean and Leaves, 320 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove. 2 PM.
The Andina and Rich Comedy Hour, starring Sandy Andina and Stephen Lee Rich, online at reddragontv.tv 7 PM.
Don't forget the Chicago Maritime Festival coming up at the Chicago History Museum on February 23. Practise saying "arrrr."