Except Monday, but even festivals need a day off.
Monday, June 30.
Simeon Peebler at Silvie’s Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park Rd, Chicago. 8 PM.
Tuesday, July 1.
Now starts the festivals: Summertime mix on Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma, 90.9 FM, or www.wdcb.org. 8 PM.
Special Consensus at the Chicago Botanical Gradens, Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 6 PM.
Steve Justman at Woodstock Farmers’ Market, Woodstock. 11 AM.
Wednesday, July 2.
The 5-day American Music Festival begins at Fitzgerald’s, 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn. Lots of bands, on lots of stages. 4:30 PM. $30/day, or $100 for the 4 days.
Patchouli on the Lawn at Wauconda Public Library, Main St, Wauconda. 7 PM.
Andrew Calhoun at Potbelly, 1530 Commons Dr, Geneva. Noon.
Bela Fleck and Brooklyn Rider at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 7 and 9:30 PM. $32 – $88.
Steve Justman at the gazebo, Ardmore and Park Sts, Villa Park. 6:30 PM.
Thursday, July 3.
The American Music Festival continues at Fitzgerald’s at 4:30 PM. Filisko and Noden perform at 6:30 PM.
Dean Milano at Western Springs French Market. 3 PM.
Silver Stars at the Chicago Boitanical Gardens, Lake Cook Road, Glencoe. 6 PM.
Mark Dvorak at the Plainfield Public Library, 15025 S. Illinois St, Plainfield. 11 AM.
Friday, July 4.
The American Music Festival at Fitzgerald’s continues at 1 PM. Robbie Fulks is among the performers today.
Mrk Dvorak at the Schaumburg Farmers’ Market, Roselle Road just south of Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg. 9:30 AM.
Saturday, July 5.
Remember the American Music Festival at Fitzgerald’s? It’s still going, starting at 1 PM.
If one festival is good, two is better. The Travel America Summer Festival begins at Morton Arboretum, 4e100 Route 53, Lisle. 10 AM – 4 PM. Today’s lineup includes Trillium and Silver Bogs.
Dean Milano at E &S Seafood Restaurant, 311 N. 2nd St, St. Charles. 5 PM.
Small Potatoes perform a house concert in Sylvan Lake. email@example.com for informamtion. 4 PM.
Guys with Bad Eyez bring their bifocals to the Woodstock Farmers’ Market. 9 AM.
Sunday, July 6.
The Travel America Summer Festival continues at the Morton Arboretum. 10 AM – 4 PM. Silver Bogs perform at 2 PM.
Merv Collins at Beans and Leaves, 320 Old McHenry Rd, Long Grove. 2 PM.
Comfort Food at the Great American Bagel, somewhere in Westmont, some time during the day. We give you the information we have. Maybe Vickie and/or Rich will fill in the details via the comments function.
Celebrate the 4th of July holiday by being a patriotic American and sharing this article on Facebook – then go enjoy a live concert.