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Acoustic/Folk/Americana Music Calendar (includes World, Latin, Celtic, Afro-Cuban, more...)

please note: all times are CDT.

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – The Sweet Potatoes with The Young Novelists
Sat, Apr 30 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

The Way Down Wanderers
Sun, May 1 at 7pm
Old Town School (Szold) - Chicago

Choro masterclass & community jam
Sun, May 1 from 10 to 11:30am and 11:45am to 1pm
The Musical Offering - Evanston

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, May 3 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, May 5 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Acoustic Renaissance Concert Series - Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore
Sat, May 7 at 8pm
Unitarian Church of Hinsdale - Hinsdale

Maracujaz with special guests Cecy Santana and John Beard
Sat, May 7 from 8 to 11pm
Chant - Chicago

Fermilab Art Series presents:
Cristina Pato Quartet

Sat, May 7 at 8pm
Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium - Batavia

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, May 10 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Folk Festival Radio Show - Live Event!
The SongSisters

Tue, May 10 from 7 to 9pm
WDCB Studios (Outside door: SRC 10) - Glen Ellyn

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, May 12 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Afro-Samba Jazz Concert: The Music of the Diaspora
Thu, May 12 from 6 to 9pm
International House's Assembly Hall - Chicago

David Mallett
Sat, May 14 at 8pm
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

The Ragbirds
Sat, May 14 at 8pm
Old Town School (Szold) - Chicago

Mouths of Babes
Sun, May 15 at 7pm
Old Town School (Szold) - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, May 17 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, May 19 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – Tim Grimm with Eric Lambert
Sat, May 21 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

Jerry Douglas
Sat, May 21 at 8pm
Old Town School (Maurer) - Chicago

CODA Concert featuring the Quinta Essentia Recorder Quartet
Sat, May 21 at 7pm
Wheaton College - Pierce Memorial Chapel - Wheaton

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, May 24 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, May 26 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Martin Hayes & Dennis Cahill
Sat, May 28 at 8pm
Old Town School (Maurer) - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, May 31 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jun 2 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Jun 7 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jun 9 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

2016 Chicago Blues Festival
Fri, Jun 10 through Sun, Jun 12
Grant Park - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Jun 14 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jun 16 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Jun 21 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jun 23 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Dry Branch Fire Squad
Sun, Jun 26 at 5pm
Old Town School (Szold) - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Jun 28 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jun 30 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Jul 5 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jul 7 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Jul 12 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jul 14 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Jul 19 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jul 21 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Jul 26 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Jul 28 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Aug 2 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Aug 4 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Aug 9 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Aug 11 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Aug 16 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Aug 18 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Aug 23 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Aug 25 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Aug 30 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Sep 1 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Sep 6 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Sep 8 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Sep 13 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Sep 15 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Sep 20 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Sep 22 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Sep 27 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Sep 29 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Oct 4 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Oct 6 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Oct 11 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Oct 13 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Oct 18 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Oct 20 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Oct 25 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Oct 27 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Nov 1 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Nov 3 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Nov 8 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Nov 10 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Nov 15 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Nov 17 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Nov 22 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Nov 24 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Nov 29 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Dec 1 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Dec 6 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Dec 8 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Dec 13 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Dec 15 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Dec 20 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Dec 22 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Larry Nugent/Frank Quinn host Irish Jam Session
Tue, Dec 27 at 7pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Dec 29 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

 
 
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