This year’s U. of C. Folk Festival features blues-guitar scion Elmore James Jr., bluegrass great Danny Paisley, and more.
Music Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: the Diplomats, Shams Ensemble, Robyn Hitchcock & Joe Boyd, Robbie Fulks, Rotting Christ, Marc Ribot, Wanda Jackson, White Hills, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Bobby Conn, Jessica Lea Mayfield, Eternals, Gang of Four, Robyn, Pacifica Quartet, Jeannie Holliday, Deerhoof, and more.
The Folklore Society presents a weekend of workshops and concerts that feature Byther Smith, Eddie C. Campbell, John Williams, the Evening Light Brothers, Frank Fairfield, and others.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Aloe Blacc, Clinic and the Fresh & Onlys, Luisa Maita, the Soviettes, Dimmu Borgir, Bosco Delrey, and more
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Richard Thompson, Junip and Sharon Van Etten, the Devin Townsend Project, Watain, Marnie Stern, and more
The festival celebrates its 50th birthday with a weekend lineup that includes James King, Aaron Moore, Kim Wilson, and Liz Carroll.
Critic’s Choices and other notable concerts: Algernon, Tape, Rosanne Cash, Gates of Slumber, La Roux, and more