61st Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival

Lecture Series

Friday, February 12, 2021


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Join International House and the University of Chicago Folklore Society for the 61st Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival. The University of Chicago Folk Festival is a two-day celebration of traditional music from the United States and around the world. We aim to keep the living tradition of folk music alive by inviting some of today's best traditional musicians to the U of C campus every February for three days of music, dance, and more.


Friday, February 12, 7pm CST
Bruce Greene, Old Time Fiddle & Banjo
Cedric Watson & Friends, Traditional Cajun & Creole
Gorrión Serrano, Pan-Mexican Folk
Germaine, Traditional Québécois Vocal Music

Saturday, February 13, 7pm CST
Dromeno, Greek & Balkan Folk Music
Kevin Henderson, Shetland Fiddle
Hubby Jenkins, Country Blues & Old-time
Brìghde Chaimbeul, Scottish Smallpipes,
David Davis & the Warrior River Boys, Classic Bluegrass


The festival will consist of Free Virtual Concerts and Free Online Workshops:

Concerts are free and will be livestreamed on YouTube and Facebook at www.facebook.com/UCFolkFest 
No pre-registration is required.

Workshops will be held over Zoom from 10am-5pm CST on February 13th.
Pre-registration is required to access the Zoom links. To register and view the workshop schedule, please visit www.uofcfolk.org


This event is presented by the University of Chicago Folklore Society and cosponsored by the International House Global Voices Performing Arts Series.