It’s gotten a little too cold for those farmers’ markets and outdoor venues. Good thing we have central heat these days.
Monday, October 15.
Bela Fleck and the Marcus Roberts Trio at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7 and 9:30 PM. $35 – $100.
Steve Justman at the LaGrange Public Library, 10 W. Cossitt Ave, LaGrange. 7 PM.
Tuesday, October 16.
Folk Music Mixer on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM or wdcb.org. 7 PM.
Wednesday, October 17.
Michael J. Miles, Don Stiernberg, Geraldo de Oliviera, and Renato Anesi at the Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.
Mick Scott at Potbelly, 2264 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. Noon – 2 PM.
Thursday, October 18.
Andrew Calhoun, Heather Styka, and Scott Alarik at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St, Chicago. 8 PM.
Abigail Washburn and Kai Welch, plus Rayne Gellert, at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph, Chicago. 8 PM. $22 – $35.
Friday, October 19.
Abigail Washburn and Kai Welch at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 8 PM. $22 – $35.
Comfort Food and the George Mattson Trio at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford. 7 PM.
Larry O. Dean at The Horseshoe, 4115 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.
Greg Klyna at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
Tangleweed at the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St, Chicago. 12:15 PM.
Saturday, October 20.
Harpeth Rising at the Maple Street Chapel, 220 Main St, Lombard. 7:30 PM. $15.
Sue Fink, Pete Jonnson, and Kent Rose at the United Spiritual Center, 225 W. Calhoun St, Woodstock. 8 PM.
Anne Hills at Charlotte’s Web, 420 N. Main St, Rockford. 8 PM.
Dean Milano, Jim Peterik, Ronnie Rice, and Jimmy Sohn representing music from the stone age on Dick Kay’s radio program.820 AM. 2 PM.
“A Hard Rain,” a tribute to Bob Dylan at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St, Chicago. 10 PM. $15.
Merv Collins and Friends (Merv has friends? Who knew?), at Cody’s Farm, 19502 River Rd, Marengo. 1 PM.
Sunday, October 21.
Lil Rev and Jeff Holland at the Lake County Folk Club, in their new location at In-Law’s Restaurant, 720 Milwaukee Ave, Gurnee. 7 PM. $12.
Dave Spector, Sharon Lewis, and Blueish appear at the 12th annual Bobfest, a benefitr for cancer research, at the Tap House Grill, 260 Green bay Rd, Highwood. 6:30 – 10 PM. $35, including the buffet.
“Woody Sez” at the Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.
The Chicago Klezmer Ensemble at City Winery, 1200 W. Randolph St, Chicago. 11 AM. $10.
Linda Smith at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St. 9 PM. $10.
Steve Justman at Beans and Leaves Coffee House, 320 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove. 2 PM.
Lee Murdock presents “Lighthouse Legends” at the Lutheran Home, 800 W. Oakton, Arlington Heights. 3 PM.
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