Friday December 26 (8:15pm, $7) — PETE NORMAN'S Post-Christmas Blues Fest! — 30th annual show (!) sure to banish your post-Christmas blues! Great songwriter Pete and his guests present folk, blues, ragtime & fun songs. Guitar, Dobro, fiddle, banjo, more!
Friday January 2 (8:15pm, $7) — WHEN THE CAT'S AWAY — Lonesome Eagle, Cathy Robel & Stephen Davis, Jeanne Halama, John Risinger, Kilted Ron, Pam & Joe Schumacher, Woodshop Boys, and Thirsty Night Pluckers (all 2WS volunteers!) play while Dave is out of town!
Friday January 9 (8:15pm, $7) — PETER JENS — From Elmhurst, he combines clever, perceptive & humorous lyrics with skilled guitar work, also drawing from folk heroes like Bob Dylan and Dave Van Ronk and more modern songwriters like Amy Winehouse.
Friday January 16 (8:15pm, $7) — ROB ANDERLIK, MIKE CHURCH & SAM BYERLY — Dobro master Rob joined by two guest artists adding virtuoso guitar & songwriting. Blues, bluegrass, reggae and folk, with great singing, tall stories and high energy jams!
Friday January 23 (8:15pm, $7) — LYAL STRICKLAND — Acclaimed singer-songwriter and farmer in the Ozarks, he sings about too much rain and not enough of it, economic ups and downs, and small town culture. Smooth and sophisticated, with a dose of reality.
Friday January 30 (8:15pm, $7) — MATT WATROBA — Famed Detroit DJ, song leader, songwriter, excellent guitarist & singer. Feel his obvious knowledge and love of traditional and contemporary folk music! A headliner at the 2014 Fox Valley Folk Festival.
Friday February 6 (8:15pm, $7) — LIL’ REV — Milwaukee's Marc Revenson is a prize-winning instrumentalist and blues harmonica champion! Goodtime music: old time, country blues, rags, originals, singalongs. Vocals, guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer! New ukulele book and a harmonica CD!
This is the weekend of Downers Grove's popular Ice Sculpture Festival! See the ice carvings throughout the downtown area.
Early Warnings! A preliminary list of upcoming shows. More info to come!
Feb 6 Lil'Rev (Downers Grove Ice Sculpture Festival weekend!)
Feb 7 Old Time Barn Dance Party
Feb 13 George Mattson Trio
Feb 20 Open Mike
Feb 27 andi and i
Mar 13 Red Moon Road
Mar 20 Jeni & Billy
Mar 27 Craig Siemsen & Patty Stevenson
Apr 3 Joel Simpson
Apr 10 Jeff Karoub
Apr 17 Mark Zeus
Apr 24 Zoe Mulford
May 15 Friedlander & Hall
May 22 Song Sisters (Sue Fink, Amy Dixon-Kolar, Patti Shaffner)
Jun 12 Mare Wakefield and Nomad
Jun 19 Ruth & Max Bloomquist
Jun 26 Open Mike
Jun 27 Rotary GroveFest Folk Stage
Jul 10 The New Serendipity Singers (Anna Stange & Candy Heitner)
Jul 17 Louise Mosrie
Sep 6&7 Fox Valley Folk Festival, Two Way Street Stage
Sep 18 Susie Glaze & the Hilonesome Band
Nov 7 Two Way Street 45th Anniversary!
Dec 18 Two Way Street Christmas Show
Dec 25 Closed (Christmas Day)
Jan 1 Closed (New Year's Day)