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The concerts of the 61st Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival will stream online on February 12 and 13 at 7pm both nights, featuring talented performers from all around the world!


Bruce Greene (Old Time Fiddle and Banjo)
Cedric Watson & Friends (Traditional Cajun and Creole)
David Davis and the Warrior River Boys (Classic Bluegrass)
Dromeno (Folk Music from Greece and the Balkans)
Kevin Henderson (Shetland Fiddle)
Gorrión Serrano (Pan-Mexican Folk)
Hubby Jenkins (Country blues and old-time guitar and banjo)
Germaine (Traditional Québécois vocal music)
Brìghde Chaimbeul (Scottish Smallpipes)

Our two evening concerts will stream at 7pm CST both evenings here on our Facebook and on our YouTube pages The concerts are free, and no advanced registration is required.

Free virtual workshops from 10 am to 5 pm will be held on Saturday, February 13 on Zoom - schedule forthcoming! We're excited to see you all there. Please register for free at folkfestworkshops.eventbrite.com to access the workshops.

Additional information is available on our website uofcfolk.org.

Admission is free for all events. If you're able, we encourage you to make a voluntary contribution of any amount to help keep the Folk Fest running in future years. No donation is too small or too large! Please visit http://bit.ly/folkfestdonations to donate.

Most concert programming will be available with Spanish and French subtitles. Additionally, the workshop “Regional Mexican Songs with Gorrión Serrano,” running at 11 AM on Saturday, will be bilingual in English and Spanish. Please view our website, uofcfolk.org, for details!

La mayor parte de los conciertos estará disponible con subtítulos en español y francés. Además, la clínica “Canciones regionales mexicanas con Gorrión Serrano”, que llevara a cabo a las once de la mañana el sábado, será bilingüe en inglés y español. ¡Visite nuestro sitio web, uofcfolk.org, para más detalles!

Le plupart de la programmation de concerts sera disponible avec des sous-titres français et espagnols. En outre, l’atelier “Chansons Régionales de Mexique avec Gorrión Serrano”, qui se déroule samedi à 11h, sera bilingue en anglais et espagnol. Veuillez consulter notre site Internet, uofcfolk.org, pour les détails!

This event is cosponsored by the International House Global Voices Program, https://ihouse.uchicago.edu/.



Feb 12 2021 - 7:00pm to Feb 13 2021 - 11:00pm
The University of Chicago