Folk Music in the Chicago Area

Folk Music News

Regular Folk Venues

Frequent Folk Venues

Occasional Folk Venues

Festivals

Feb 9-10 Chicago University of Chicago Folk Festival

Chicago Chicago Maritime Festival
June 1-2
Chicago Chicago Gospel Music Festival
Jun 8-10 Chicago Chicago Blues Festival
Jun 9-10 Morris Gebhard Woods Dulcimer & Traditional Music Festival
June 10 Morton Grove
Greater Chicago Jewish Festival
Jun 15-16 Itasca Scottish Festival & Highland Games
Jun 21-24 Downers Grover Rotary GroveFest
Jun 29 - Jul  3 Berwyn Fitzgerald's American Music Festival
Jul 6-8
Chicago Irish American Heritage Festival
Jul 13-15 Chicago Square Roots Festival
Jul 15 Woodstock Woodstock Folk Festival
Jul 21-22 Evanston Evanston World Arts and Music Festival
Sep 2-3
Geneva Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival
Oct 7
Glenview Grove Folk Fest

Local Radio Folk Programs

Folk Dance

Folk Music Organizations