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

please note: all times are CST.

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

Maracujaz Duo with special guest Luciano Antonio
Wed, Feb 10 from 5:30 to 8:30pm
The Crystal Lounge - Evanston

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

U of C 46th Annual Folk Festival
Fri, Feb 12 and Sat, Feb 13
University of Chicago - Mandel Hall - Chicago

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – James Lee Stanley
Sat, Feb 13 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

West Suburban Symphony
Sun, Feb 14 at 3:30pm
Lemont H.S. Performing Arts Center - Lemont

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

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

Solas
Fri, Feb 19
Northeastern Illinois University - Chicago

Solas
Fri, Feb 19
Northeastern Illinois University - Chicago

JIC JazzCity FREE Concert
Erwin Helfer @80: A Living Legend of Boogie and Blues

Fri, Feb 19 at 7pm
Austin Town Hall Park - Chicago

ETHEL'S Documerica
Sat, Feb 20 at 7:30pm
Dominican University Performing Arts Center - River Forest

Fiesta Mexico-Americana!
Los Lobos with Ballet Folklorico Mexicano

Sun, Feb 21 at 7:30pm
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

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

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

Maracujaz with special guests Luciano Antonio and Neusa Sauer!
Fri, Feb 26 from 7 to 10pm
La Buona Vita - La Grange

Celtic Tenors
Fri, Feb 26 at 8pm
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts - Skokie

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

Folk Festival Radio Show - Live Event!
Linda Marie Smith's "Mearra-Selkie from the Sea"

Tue, Mar 1 from 7 to 9pm
WDCB Studios (Outside door: SRC 10) - Glen Ellyn

Altan
Wed, Mar 2 at 8pm
City Winery - Chicago

Lord of the Dance
Dangerous Games

Wed, Mar 2 at 7:30pm
Chicago Theatre - Chicago

Altan
Wed, Mar 2 at 8pm
City Winery - Chicago

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

Acoustic Renaissance Concert Series - Cosy Sheridan AND Sloan Wainwright
Sat, Mar 5 at 8pm
Unitarian Church of Hinsdale - Hinsdale

Maracujaz with special guests Cecy Santana and John Beard
Sat, Mar 5 from 8 to 11pm
Chant - Chicago

WDCB & Downtown Oak Park Assoc.
...present "Jazz Thaw" Festival

Sat, Mar 5 from 3 to 10pm
Downtown Oak Park - Oak Park

Muriel Anderson: Musical Visions
Sun, Mar 6 at 2pm
Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg

The High Kings
Sun, Mar 6 at 8pm
City Winery - Chicago

The High Kings
Sun, Mar 6 at 8pm
City Winery - Chicago

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

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

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

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

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow
Sun, Mar 20 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

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

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

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

Sean Gavin hosts Irish Jam Session
Thu, Mar 31 at 8pm
Mrs. Murphy & Sons Irish Bistro - Chicago

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

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

Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theatre
Sat, Apr 9 at 7:30pm
Dominican University Performing Arts Center - River Forest

Acoustic Renaissance Concert Series - John McCutcheon
Sun, Apr 10 at 4pm
Unitarian Church of Hinsdale - Hinsdale

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

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

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – Tangleweed
Sat, Apr 16 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

Sérgio, Odair, and Clarice Assad
Sun, Apr 17 at 3pm
University of Chicago - Mandel Hall - Chicago

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

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

Maracujaz with special guests Cecy Santana and Neal Alger
Fri, Apr 22 from 8 to 11pm
Chant - Chicago

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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