This past week might have been a little slow, but it looks like everyone was resting up for a huge schedule this week.
Monday, February 2.
After Woodstock Willie sees his shadow and proclaims that Winter will continue as long as it does every single year, you can head over to The Hideout, to hear Robbie Fulks and Steve Dawson. 1354 Wabansia, Chicago. 7 PM. $10.
Tuesday, February 3.
Lee Murdock at Oak Park Public Library, 834 Lake St, Oak Park. 7 PM.
Live in-studio will be Dean Milano with a tribute to Buddy Holly, and Kate Early with a preview of the University of Chicago Folk Festival, on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM .
Wednesday, February 4.
Leo Kottke at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7:30. Tickets would be $30 – $45 if there were any left.
Ben Bedford at the Fremont Public Library, 1170 N. Midlothian Rd, Mundelein. 7 PM.
Thursday, February 5.
Dean Milano will be talking about his toys (model cars and such) at The Cafe, 3235 N. Central, Chicago. 1 PM.
Friday, February 6.
Lee Murdock at Just Goods, 201 7th St, Rockford. 7 PM.
Sons of the Never Wrong, plus Bettman and Halpin at Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. 8 PM.
Villa Pagonia (Allison Scoto and Joe Ravo) perform a house concert at The Clark’s in Oak Park. firstname.lastname@example.org for info. 8 PM.
Dan Zahn at Expressly Leslie’s on the Square in Woodstock. 6 PM.
Saturday, February 7.
Jamie O’Reilly and Michael Smith, et al, perform Epitaphs, Apparitions, and the Wintry Guest” at Rhinofest, 3502 N. Elston, Chicago. 3 PM.
Peter Mulvey at Acoustic Rennaisance, 11 W. Maple St, Hinsdale. 8 PM. $18.
Guyz with Bad Eyez at Woodstock Indoor Farmers’ Market. 9 AM.
Anne Heaton and Andrew Kerr at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 8 PM. $12 – $22.
David Hawkins, Christina Trullio, and whitewolfsonprincess at Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave, Chicago. 9 PM. $5.
Sunday, February 8.
Patti Ecker, Paddy Lynn, and the Kirk Players in Spoon River Anthology at Cherry Valley Public Library, 755 E. State St, Cherry Valley. 2 PM.
Steve Justman at the Prospect Heights Public Library, 12 Elm St, Prospect Heights. 2 PM.
Donna Herula and Tony Nardiello at the Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Dr, Woodridge. 2 PM.
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