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Folk Festival

Tuesday, 8 to 11 p.m.

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.


Folk Festival is proudly sponsored by:


Upcoming Programs

Apr 24th: National Fingerpicking champion, Jack Wilson, live in studio, plus the show will feature songs for Earth Day and Arbor Day!

May 1st: Jenny & Robin Bienemann 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

May 8th: 'Mothering Folk' theme featured and more

May 15th: Festival Mixer with trivia and prizes!

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

May 29th: 'Wisconsin Folk' theme and more


Previous Programs

Apr 17th: Curtis & Loretta live in studio, plus they perform a pre-radio show concert 7-8 p.m. that a small audience can attend; email host at LKupbeat@aol.com for seating reservations.

Apr 10th: 'Tragic Folk' theme featured (Lincoln, Titanic, natural disasters)

Apr 3rd: Festival Mixer, with songs about baseball third hour

Mar 27th: Event Night at WDCB with master guitarist, Eric Lambert. Pre-radio show concert 7-8 p.m., live in studio 8:30-9. A small audience can attend, but an advance seating reservation is required via email to host at LKupbeat@aol.com