Friday July 31 (8:15pm, $7) — JIM GREEN, The Wandering Endorphin — Unbound from the usual sonic possibilities of the acoustic guitar, he creates enchanting folk and blues melodies and unique percussively driven fingerstyle guitar songs. A Guitar Idol champion!
Featured July 28 on WDCB 90.9 Folk Festival with Lilli Kuzma
Friday August 7 (8:15pm, $7) — BRIAR ROAD: Dan Zahn, Kate Moretti & Rusty Winchel — 3-part harmony, guitar, mandolin, banjo, uke, dulcimer, bass. “Exceptional vocals, musicianship, excellent originals, covers, and traditional material. Warm and wonderful!” (Lilli Kuzma, WDCB).
Friday August 14 (8:15pm, $7) — LEE MURDOCK — Broadly acknowledged as “the premier interpreter of songs and tales about the Great Lakes,” his work is an anthem to the people who live, work, and play along the freshwater highways of North America.
Friday August 21 (8:15pm, $7) — MATT NAKOA — This engaging performer moves easily between classical piano and rock keyboard! From a goat farm in New York and the Berklee College of Music, he’s thrilled audiences at the Kerrville and Falcon Ridge Festival competitions and at the White House!
Friday August 28 (8:15pm, $7) — MT. THELONIOUS — While paying tribute to the improvisational style of the great Thelonious Monk, they create a wholly new sound evoking indie folk, jazz, and rootsy Americana! St. Louis band features bass, guitar, violin & vocals.
Featured the next night on WFMT 98.7 “Folkstage” with Rich Warren.
Friday September 4 (8:00pm, $7) — OPEN MIKE — All welcome! Great variety of acoustic artists! So popular we must limit number of acts. 1–2 songs, 10 minutes max. Open 7:30 for signups – first come, first served. Show starts 8:00. Info: 630-968-5526.
Early Warnings! A preliminary list of upcoming shows. More info to come!
Sep 11 Lauren Nicole Heintz
Sep 18 Susie Glaze & the Hilonesome Band
Sep 25 Four Shillings Short
Oct 2 Bill & Kate Isles
Oct 9 Lara Herscovitch
Oct 16 Trillium
Oct 23 Jim Photoglo
Nov 6 Jo Serrapere Trio
Nov 7 Two Way Street 45th Anniversary Celebration (all day)!
Nov 13 David Francey
Dec 4 Dennis Warner
Dec 18 Two Way Street Christmas Show
Dec 25 Closed (Christmas Day)
Jan 1 Closed (New Year's Day)
Jan 8 Pete Norman's Post-Christmas Blues Fest
Jan 15 Bryan Bowers
Jan 22 Dave Rudolf
Jan 29 Claudia Schmidt
Feb 19 When the Cat's Away (Staff Show)
Mar 4 Moors & McCumber
Mar 11 Comfort Food
Apr 1 Tret Fure
Apr 22 Heather Pierson Trio
Apr 29 Evie Ladin & Keith Terry
May 13 Beth Wood
Jun 3 Mustard's Retreat