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.

Labor Day Weekend, Sunday & Monday September 6 & 7 — Fox Valley Folk Festival — (See Scheduled Events)

Here is a printable PDF version of the Entertainment Schedule.

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