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Evanston Folk Festival

Sat, Sep 07 – Sun, Sep 08, 2024

1700 Sheridan Road, Evanston, IL 60201

Enjoy a celebration of the rich folk music tradition at Evanston Folk Festival, held at the picturesque Dawes Park along Lake Michigan.

The first-ever Evanston Folk Festival will take place at Dawes Park, September 7-8. Three musical stages will feature more than 30 artists and pop-up performances throughout the event. Experience entertaining folk music and delicious food along Lake Michigan. Enjoy additional programming throughout the weekend, such as aftershows, book talks and discussions, all geared toward celebrating the beauty of folk music.

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