Three, count ’em, three CD release parties this week. All are worth checking out, if you can clone yourself
Monday, October 29.
The Don Stiernberg Trio at Katerina’s, 1920 Irving Park Rd, Chicago. 8 PM. $10.
Robbie Fulks and Nora O’Connor at The Hideout, 1354 Wabansia, Chicago. 7 PM.
Tuesday, October 30.
Fantastic Fright Fest, with Heather Styka and Putnam Smith live in-studio, on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM or wdcb.com. 7 PM.
Wednesday, October 31.
Steve Justman at the Chicago Indoor Fench Market, 131 N. Clinton St, Chicago. 11 AM.
Mad Bread at the Celtic Knot, 626 Church St, Evanston. 10 PM.
Heather Styka and Putnam Smith, fresh from their triumphant performance at the Folk Festival, at Wicked Good Cafe, 790 Royal St. George, Naperville. 7 PM.
Mick Scott at Potbelly, 2264 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. Noon – 2 PM.
Thursday, November 1.
Anne Hills CD release party, with Gary Cleland and James Robinson-Parran at Fitzgerald’s, 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn. 8 PM. $15.
Anne Heaton’s CD relesase party at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 8 PM. $12 – $22.
Friday, November 2.
Jenny Bienemann, plus Robin Bienemann and Jeanne Kuhns at Uncommon Ground, 1401 Devon Ave, Chicago. 10 PM. $10.
Comfort Food and the George Mattson Trio at Eastgate Cafe, 102 Harrison, Oak Park. 7 PM.
Anne Fermin at The Heartland Cafe, 7000 Glenwood Ave, Chicago. 9 PM. $10.
Ruth and Max Bloomquist at Two Way Street Coffee House, 1047 Curtiss St, Downers Grove. 8:15 PM. $7.
Dean Milano at LaSpiazza, 114 Main St, Wheaton. 7 PM.
Kitty Donahoe at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford. 7 PM.
Saturday, November 3.
Josh White, Jr and Barbara Bailey Hutchison at Acoustic Rennaisance, 11 Maple St, Hinsdale. 8 PM. $16.
Mose Allison at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin.
When you get home from the concert, or after listening to The Midnight Special, you have to stay up until 2 AM to turn your clocks back. It doesn’t count unless you do it at 2 AM.
Sunday, November 4.
Birdy’s CD release party, with Mark Dvorak, at Schuba’s, 3159 N. Southport, Chicago. 7 PM. $10, which includes a CD!
Trillium at the Morton Grove Public Library, 6140 Lincoln Ave, Morton Grove. 2 PM.
The Andina and Rich Comedy Hour, online at reddragontv.tv 7 PM.
See you at a concert!