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.
Jan 28th: Festival Mixer Edition, and featuring Naomi Ashley live in studio
Feb 4th: Kate Early will be the studio guest, to preview the 60th Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival (Feb 14-15)
Feb 11th: Mark Dvorak performs an Event Night - pre-radio show concert and live studio performance that a limited audience can attend at WDCB. Advance seating reservations required, email host at LKupbeat@aol.com Mark's event is to support the "Music and Potlucks" organization assisting those in need.
Feb 18th: Festival Mixer Edition!
Feb 25th: Mardi Gras Event Night with David Hawkins! Pre-radio show concert and live studio performance that a limited audience can attend at WDCB. Advance seating reservations required, email host at LKupbeat@aol.com
Jan 21st: 'Remembering Pete Seeger' and more
Jan 14th: Andrew Calhoun performs his annual "Burns Night" program in honor of poet and lyricist, Robert Burns. This is also an Event Night a limited audience can attend, with advance seating reservations required via email to host at LKupbeat@aol.com
Jan 7th: Eye-themed show for '2020'
Dec 31st: 'End of the Year Special' highlighting 2019 favorites