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Woodstock Folk Festival Presents the 35TH Annual Woodstock Folk Festival – Reimagined, and Announces “Woodstock Wednesdays”!

Come to the 35th Annual Woodstock Folk Festival – Reimagined, on SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2020 from 2-4 p.m. CDT, online via the Festival website, www.woodstockfolkfestival.org. Due to current health concerns and large gathering restrictions, the Festival has invited all of … Continue reading

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Woodstock Wednesdays This Week: Amy Beth – July 8, 7 pm/CDT

Join the Woodstock Folk Festival weekly for great music, fun and friends. We are excited to present Woodstock Wednesdays, a way to bring the best in folk music to our community and to enjoy performers who have worked with us … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day! 50th Anniversary, Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Reflections compiled by Woodstock Folk Festival Board President Carol Obertubbesing We extend a Happy Anniversary to Festival supporters who also celebrate their anniversarieson April 22: Amy and Ray Beth Jacquie Manning and Rich Prezioso Debbie Solomon and Bruce Rosenberg During … Continue reading

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WFMT to Feature Woodstock Folk Festival Friends, June 6, 13 and July 11.

Woodstock Folk Festival’s Radio Partner WFMT will present previous Festival performers Heather Styka (June 6) and Joe Jencks (June 13) as well as Fendrick & Peck (July 11), whom we hope to present in 2021, on “Folkstage.”  “Folkstage” airs Saturday nights … Continue reading

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Important Announcement About the Woodstock Folk Festival – Reimagined

After much research about health and safety issues, listening to our Governor’s daily briefings and his plan for reopening Illinois, watching Woodstock City Council meetings, communicating with other presenters and organizations, and talking with performers and audience members, we have … Continue reading

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Celebrating Another 50th Anniversary: The Student Strike of 1970

This is the second of the three anniversaries the Woodstock Folk Festival is commemorating this year. See here for background on Earth Day (April 22).  And stay tuned for information about the Women’s Suffrage Movement in the U.S. (August 18-26).  Music … Continue reading

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My Highway Home ~ Hosted by Joe Jencks

Celebrating Music, Art, Culture and Community from the driver’s seat. This week on My Highway Home – A special 4th of July broadcast: We The People? http://folkmusicnotebook.comThrough music and spoken word, this episode explores ideas about pride and patriotism and about our responsibilities to … Continue reading

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Off Square Music Hosts Weekly ZOOM Open Mics “Every Saturday”

Each week, one hour, six performers, two songs each — and a whole lot of fun visiting with friends. That’s Off Square Music’s “Every Saturday” ZOOM Open Mic event. Doors open at 6:45 pm, music begins at 7:00 pm. How … Continue reading

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First Ever Virtual Pride Tour from Hey Nonny of Arlington Heights Tuesday, June 23, 8:30 pm/CDT

Hey Nonny of Arlington Heights presents “The Singing Out Tour with Crys Matthews and Heather Mae,” the first ever Virtual Pride Tour, on Tuesday, June 23, 8:30 p.m./CDT.  For tickets ($15/each) and more info, go to www.heynonny.com.  Crys performed at the … Continue reading

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Support Our Artist Friends and Enjoy Some Good Music

Joe Jencks is an international touring musician, award-winning songwriter and celebrated vocalist, known for his performances of musical beauty, social consciousness and spiritual exploration. He performed solo at our Festival and with Brother Sun and is scheduled to perform at … Continue reading

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