Host of: Folk Festival
Lilli has been a WDCB host since April, 2001, starting in rotation on Folk Festival with the late George Brown, then becoming the sole weekly host in July, 2007. She is a lifelong Chicagoland resident, a graduate of Loyola University of Chicago, and has a background that includes music performance, artist management, and event production. Lilli plays guitar, piano and organ, and has performed in folk duos and trios, rock bands, and jazz combos. She is also an accomplished freelance writer, and her features on music and entertainment topics have been published by the Chicago Sun-Times, Pioneer Press, and Chicago Tribune Media Group. Lilli brings her love of folk music and other genres to Folk Festival, presenting a unique show with an eclectic mix, delivered with her signature brand of quirky humor and fun, along with insights and information. The show has its own mailing list, Facebook page, and offers "Folk Festival Event Nights" that host small audiences for pre-radio show concerts. To join the show's mailing list, or for event and other information, email Lilli as LKupbeat@aol.com.