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.
Jun 19th: Eclectic mix, with segments on Nick Drake and Lester Flatt
Jun 26th: Event Night with Linda Marie Smith and her acclaimed "Mearra, Selkie of the Sea" show. A limited audience can attend. Advance seating reservations required. Email host at LKupbeat@aol.com
Jun 12th: Folk legend, Eddie Holstein, performs an Event Night a limited audience can attend. Advance seating reservations required. Email host at LKupbeat@aol.com
Jun 5th: First hour preview of the Gebhard Woods Dulcimer Festival June 9-10, with its director, Steve Karlovsky, live in studio
May 29th: 'Wisconsin Folk' theme and more
May 22nd: Trillium live in studio, and also performing a pre-radio show concert 7-8 p.m. that a limited audience can attend. Advance seating reservations required, via email to host at LKupbeat@aol.com