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Chicago Folk & Roots Festival 

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The Old Town School of Folk Music's Chicago Folk & Roots Festival offers live music at three locations in Welles Park, 2333 W. Sunnyside. The event also features storytellers, music and dance workshops, and activities for children. For more information call 312-728-6000.


Staff Stage

Noon Luis Jahn

12:30 Karen Banks-Lubicz

1:00 Tom Stevens

1:30 Back Off the Hammer

2:00 IBOU

2:30 Tangleweed

3:00 Typhanie Monique & Neal Alger

3:30 Anne-Marie Akin Band

4:00 Rita Ruby

4:30 Issues

5:00 David & Marion

5:30 Jeff Hunter Band

6:00 Shelley Miller & Cellar Doves

6:30 Chris Winters & the Nucleus Project

7:00 Linda M. Smith Band

7:30 Store Bought Rebels

Kids' Tent

Noon Wiggleworms

2:30 Chuck & Karen

4:20 Susie Gomez

Main Stage

1:00 Special Music by Special People

2:00 Hump Night Thumpers Jug Band

2:35 Aerin Tedesco & Andrea Bunch

3:15 Wilders

4:45 Hacienda Brothers

6:30 Otis Clay

:15 Alejandro Escovedo


Staff Stage

Noon Kathy Cowan & Her Women's Choir

12:30 Lucero Flamenco

1:00 GrandMa Project

1:30 AmenBrotherBen Singers

2:00 Steve Rosen & Company

2:30 Hard Cryin' Tour

3:00 MacNamara & Neeley

3:30 Lenny Zieben

4:00 Laniahloha Lee & Company

4:30 Patent Medicine

5:00 Scott Besaw & friends

5:30 Occidental Brothers

6:00 Bass Key Boogie

6:30 Mystery Train

7:00 Riviera

7:30 Glowworms

Kids' Tent

Noon Wiggleworms

12:50 Mr. Singer

2:30 Coro de las Americas

3:30 Stacy Buehler

Main Stage

1:00 Midwest Invitational Fiddle Contest finals

2:00 Sweet Hello

2:40 Thin Man

3:20 Zincs

4:45 Funkadesi

6:30 Tinariwen (see the Treatment)

:15 Ozomatli

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