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60th Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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One event on February 15, 2020 at 7:30 pm

THE 60TH ANNUAL UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO FOLK FESTIVAL will celebrate folk music old and new in mid February!  The University of Chicago Folklore Society will present two evening concerts in Leon Mandel Hall (1131 E. 57th St.) on Friday and Saturday, 14-15 February 2020.  Free music and dance workshops will take place during the day on Saturday, 15 February, in nearby Ida Noyes Hall (1212 E. 59th St.). There is plentiful free parking on the street, and tickets go on sale in early January 2020.

As of today, artist lineup includes:

  • Bill and the Belles– Purveyors of fine old-time and country music!
  • Mariachi Sirenas– Chicago’s own all-women mariachi band!
  • Danny Paisley and the Southern Grass – The next generation of the legendary bluegrass band takes the stage!
  • Orquesta Charanguera – Dance to the Afro-Cuban beat!

Additional artists TBA; artists subject to change.  Preliminary concert information follows.

Free workshops, dances and jam sessions take place in Ida Noyes Hall on Saturday, 15 February. Please watch the website, www.uofcfolk.org, for details.

Concert Information

Leon Mandel Hall, 1131 East 57th Street, Chicago

Friday, 14 February 2020

8:00 PM

Tickets (tentative) $25 regular, $20 senior, $10 student

Saturday, 15 February 2020

7:30 PM

Tickets (tentative) $30 regular, $25 senior, $10 student

Ticket information:

Tickets go on sale in early January.  Please check our website (www.uofcfolk.org) for updates at https://ticketsweb.uchicago.edu/.


February 14
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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