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.
Feb 19th: Chris Vallillo live in studio, segment for Black History Month
Feb 26th: Festival Mixer!
Mar 5th: Mardi Gras Special!
Mar 12th: Women’s History Month segment, songs for St. Patricks’ Day, and more
Mar 19th: Pledge Drive Edition to support WDCB! Special guests TBA
Mar 26th: Event Night with Dave Rudolf & Diana Laffey, pre-radio show concert 7-8 p.m. That a limited audience can attend, but advance seating reservations are required, via email to host at LKupbeat@aol.com
Feb 12th: Amelia "Sweet Bluebird" Stamsta live in studio, and also performing a pre-radio show concert that a limited audience can attend, via advance seating reservation requests to host at LKupbeat@aol.com. Also hear songs for Valentine's Day, much more.
Feb 5th: First hour includes a preview of the University of Chicago Folk Festival with coordinator, Kate Early, live in studio.
Jan 29th: 'Hot Music for a Cold Night' - special theme show with trivia and prizes
Jan 22nd: Fifth Annual Burns Night Celebration in honor of poet and lyricist Robert Burns. Andrew Calhoun performs a pre-radio show concert that a limited audience can attend; there are no tickets, but advance seating reservations must be made to show host at LKupbeat@aol.com