The Maple Street Chapel Folk Concert Series in Lombard, Illinois
Proudly presenting local and nationally known folk musicians since 1984.
Our concert series generally runs monthly from September through May. Operating costs are covered by ticket sales and our generous sponsors (see below).
SAVE the DATE: October 18, 2014
Our special 30th Anniversary Concert will be held on Saturday,
October 18, 2014. We are looking forward to this incredible show including Mark Dvorak, Harpeth Rising, Lee Murdock, and more TBA!
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Tickets are $15.00 each unless otherwise indicated. We offer general seating (with few exceptions). Doors open 30 minutes before showtime. Refreshments available during intermission for $1.00 each.
Tickets may be reserved for most concerts with no additional fee. Simply bring up the website (folk.MapleStreetChapel.org) and click on the “Tickets” button in our schedule below to fill out the reservations form.
For more information or to reserve tickets by phone call 630-627-0171. When reserving tickets please include your name, e-mail or phone number, concert name, and the number of tickets you desire.
2013-2014 Folk Concerts
Also see our 2013-2014 Season Flyer for concert descriptions.
Saturday, November 9, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, January 5, 2014, 3:00 p.m. ($20.00)
Saturday, March 8, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 7:30 p.m.“When I'm 64” Birthday Bash for Comfort Food’s Vicki Ingle, with performances by Comfort Food, Dean Milano & John Benischek, The George Mattson Trio, and Mark Dvorak.
Lilli Kuzma, host of WDCB’s Folk Festival, will be the emcee.
Four fabulous acts in one night for one low price! Each are treasures in their own right. Vicki says, “It’s my birthday, and we’re having cake.” Come to the party for festive folk, fun, frolic, and treats!
The concert series was the brainchild of the late folk singer Bryan Dagenhart, who wished to provide additional revenue for the Maple Street Chapel Preservation Society (MapleStreetChapel.org). He was its first Folk Concert Producer and emcee. After a few seasons Bryan turned those duties over to WDCB radio host George Brown, who successfully served the series for many years. It was George who began the practice of including nationally known acts; he expanded the variety and increased the number of annual concerts as well. On George's passing in 2007 those duties were taken up by folk music enthusiast Paul Zimmerman, the series current producer. Paul has been a regular volunteer for many years at our sister venue, the Two Way Street Coffee House (TwoWayStreet.org) in Downers Grove, Illinois.
Thank you to the artists, the volunteers, our sponsors, our audience, and to everyone else who helped make our prior seasons successful.
Rent the Chapel
You or your organization can rent Maple Street Chapel for your special event (meeting, wedding, etc.). Contact the church secretary, Debbie Curtiss, at 630-629-2630, extension 10, or by e-mail (dcurtiss at-sign firstchurchoflombard.org) for more information.
|The MSC Folk Concert Series is supported in part by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council (arts.illinois.gov).|
|The MSC Folk Concert Series is sponsored by The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center (www.starwoodhotels.com/westin). Outstanding service and comfort await you.|
Call 630-627-0171, mailbox “2,” and leave a message Contact us to ask about being a sponsor.
|The MSC Folk Concert Series is a proud supporter of WDCB Public Radio, 90.9 FM (WDCB.org).|