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The 46th annual University of Chicago Folk Festival features three concerts of blues, bluegrass, and Celtic, Appalachian, and Iberian roots music this weekend at U. of C.'s Mandel Hall, 1135 E. 57th. Ticket prices for each evening are listed below; a $40 advance pass provides admission to all three shows. On Saturday and Sunday the festival also offers free folk jam sessions, dancing, and workshops at Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th. For more information call 773-702-9793 or go to www.uofcfolk.org.

FRIDAY 10

8 PM Rogues, Seamus Connolly, Robert "Wolfman" Belfour, Pula-lhe o Pe, Dan Paisley & the Southern Grass. $19, $17 in advance, students and children $8. Mandel Hall

SATURDAY 11

10:30 AM-5 PM Music and dance workshops with Seamus Connolly, Mike Michaels, Shamila Khetarpal & the Punjabi Cultural Society, and others. Free. Ida Noyes Hall

7:30 PM Rogues, Nancy Sluys & Friends, Robert "Wolfman" Belfour, Bruce Greene & Loy McWhirter, Pine Leaf Boys, Seamus Connolly, Dan Paisley & the Southern Grass. $20, $18 in advance, students and children $8. Mandel Hall

SUNDAY 12

11 AM-5 PM Music and dance workshops with Golosa, the Rogues, the Chicago Sacred Harp Singers, and others. Free. Ida Noyes Hall

6 PM Rogues, Pine Leaf Boys, Bruce Greene & Loy McWhirter, Pula-lhe o Pe, Byther Smith, Nancy Sluys & Friends, Off-Off Campus. $15, $13 in advance, students and children $5. Mandel Hall

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