Fox Valley Folk Festival
Labor Day Weekend, Sunday & Monday, Aug 31 & Sep 1 — Fox Valley Folk Festival — More than 40 great folk musicians and storytellers perform on six stages on beautiful Island Park in Geneva, Illinois. Stop by the Two Way Street Stage for some of your coffee house favorites! More information: phone 630-897-3655. www.foxvalleyfolk.com
2nd Tuesday Song Circle
2nd Tuesdays August 12, September 9, October 14. (7:00-9:00pm, $1) — BYOS! (Bring Your Own Songs!) A monthly opportunity to informally & acoustically perform your songs for the circle! Plank Road Folk Music Society is co-sponsor.
Saturdays August 2 & 16, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18. (2:00-4:00pm, $1) — Our popular song circles where beginners and experienced musicians can learn and/or share songs. Listeners and singers welcome too! Songbooks provided. Plank Road Folk Music Society co-sponsors. First and third Saturday afternoons of each month.
LAST THURSDAY Open Mike
Thursdays July 31, August 28, September 25. (7:00-9:30pm, free) — A monthly unplugged open mike for high school and college age students on the last Thursday of every month. Music, poetry and other performance arts — 10 minutes max. Doors open 7:00 for signups — first come, first served. More info here, or on Facebook, or phone 630-968-5526.