The 47th annual University of Chicago Folk Festival features three days of live music at Mandel Hall, 1131 E. 57th. A pass good for all shows costs $45. The event also offers free workshops and jam sessions on Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 5 PM at Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 E. 59th. For details call 773-702-7300 or go to uofcfolk.org.
8:00 Rich in Tradition, Elkins String Ticklers, Tony DeMarco, Vesta Johnson, L.V. Banks. $20, $18 in advance, $8 for students. A
7:30 Pine Leaf Boys, Veretski Pass, L.V. Banks, Tony DeMarco, Rich in Tradition. $21, $19 in advance, $8 for students. A
6:00 Vesta Johnson, Veretski Pass, Geraldine Gay, Pine Leaf Boys, Elkins String Ticklers. $15, $13 in advance, $5 for students. A
Art accompanying story in printed newspaper (not available in this archive): Pine Leaf Boys photo by Jillian Johnson.