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.
Aug 27th: Festival Mixer Edition, including a preview of the Fox Valley Folk Festival Sept. 1-2
Sep 3rd: Songs for Labor Day, much more
Sep 10th: This is an event night, with Sarah Eide performing a pre-radio show concert at WDCB from 7-8 p.m. She will also be live in studio at 8:30 p.m. A limited audience can attend, but must make an advance seating reservation, via email to host at LKupbeat@aol.com
Sep 17th: Andrew Calhoun live in studio, "End of Summer" segment, eclectic mix of new and old
Sep 24th: 'Falling for Folk'
Aug 20th: Hix Brothers Ukulele Band live in studio, preview of Aurora's City of Lights Ukulele Festival on August 25
Aug 13th: Karyn Oliver and Joe Jencks perform a pre-radio show concert at WDCB that a limited audience can attend 7-8 p.m., and will be live in studio 8:30-9 p.m. Advance seating reservations are required, via email to host at LKupbeat@aol.com.
Aug 6th: The eclectic mix will include songs performed at Woodstock, in celebration of its 50th Anniversary
Jul 30th: Festival Mixer with multiple themes, trivia and prizes too!
Jul 23rd: 'Geometric Folk' theme featured