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.
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!
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