Friday  January 20 (8:15pm, $10) — AMY LOWE with Dave Katzman — Award-winning, singer-songwriter, storyteller and teaching artist, she performs her songs and historical musicals throughout North America and beyond. Catchy lyrics, singable tunes, guitars, and bass.

Friday  January 27 (8:15pm, $10) — DAVID ROKOS — Heard years ago at our Last Thursday Open Mikes, he returns as a popular Chicago-area singer-songwriter combining pop-punk and rock influences with heart-on-your-sleeve lyrics. "Punk singer goes acoustic!"

Friday  February 3 (8:15pm, $10) — EARNEST & TROUBLED James Curley and Ilsabe O'Connell are an acoustic Americana/alt-country duo featuring their original tunes, plus covers of the Carter Family, Bob Dylan, Guy Clark and others with guitars, banjo, and ukulele.

Friday  February 10 (8:15pm, $10) — MARK DVORAK a modern day troubadour who’s been called “a folk singer’s folk singer” with “an encyclopedic knowledge of traditional songs.” His original songs are described as “wondrous” and “profound.” Guitar and banjo.
Downers Grove's popular Ice Sculpture Festival is this weekend!)

Friday  February 17 (8:15pm, $10) — PAUL KAYE Mainstay on Chicago's blues/ragtime scene, playing with Junior Wells, Harmonica Hinds, Buddy Guy and Andrew Bird. He’s featured on the late Honeyboy Edwards’ last CD. But he's at his best alone, belting out his deep-rooted originals!

Friday  February 24 (8:15pm, $10) — BIANCA DE LEON with Eric Lambert — From Corpus Christi, TX, her Tex-Mex songs speak of the tragedy, resilience, romance and hope of the borderlands. Her connection with Townes Van Zandt is also ingrained. Eric adds masterful guitar!

Friday March 3 (8:15pm, $10) — Special Guest Artist!  Watch this space for announcement after February 11, 2017!!

Here is a printable PDF version of the Entertainment Schedule.

Early Warnings! A preliminary list of upcoming shows. More info to come!

                              (Changes occasionally are necessary. Check back often.)




Mar 10  David Noll

Mar 17  Elaine Romanelli

Mar 24  David G. Smith

Mar 31  Putnam Smith

Apr   7  Eric Lambert

Apr 14  Mustard's Retreat

Apr 21  Jason & Ginger

Apr 28  Open Mike

May  5  Charlie Mosbrook

Jun   2  Society of Broken Souls

Jun 16  Brad Cole

Jun 23  Open Mike

Jun 30  Jane Godfrey

Jul    7  C. Daniel Boling

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