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Folk Festival

Tuesday, 8 to 11 p.m.

Program Host(s): Lilli Kuzma

Join host Lilli Kuzma for a great mix of folk artists and styles, from traditional and contemporary folk, to doses of related and influenced styles, like folk-rock, bluegrass, country, blues, Celtic, world, Americana, and more. Folk Festival presents entertaining themed shows plus topical and historical segments, and regularly hosts outstanding live studio guests, both Chicago-based and national touring acts. There are frequent ticket and CD giveaways, and on each show listeners are informed about area/regional concerts, workshops, and events, with the Chicagoland Folk Calendar. Lilli presents the show live, affording a fresh and direct presence with the listeners.

Folk Festival is proudly sponsored by:

Upcoming Programs

Sep 26th: Al Rose live in studio, plus a Festival Mixer edition

Oct 3rd: Renowned NYC songwriter JULIE GOLD performs an event night. A limited audience can attend, by reserving a seat with the show host at LKupbeat@aol.com

Oct 10th: Ken Burns' pianist Jacqueline Schwab live in studio

Oct 17th: Ruth & Max Bloomquist live in studio as part of a special fundraising edition of Folk Festival to support WDCB

Oct 24th: Festival Mixer Edition - new, old, and very eclectic

Oct 31st: Folktastic Fright Fest for Halloween!

Previous Programs

Sep 19th: Singer-songwriter Dennis Warner, on tour from Minnesota, performs an Event Night a limited audience can attend. For seating reservations and info, email host at LKupbeat@aol.com

Sep 12th: "Remembering Folk" - highlighting Johnny Cash (who died on this date)

Sep 5th: "Working Folk" theme

Aug 29th: 'Games' theme featured