Company of Folk News


Orland Park Public Library artist programs scheduled

From Generation to Generation is currently on display at Orland Park Library. Four artist  programs have been scheduled in conjunction with the exhibit. You can find more detailed information here:

April 10, 7 pm:  Exhibit Opening.  Bucky discusses exhibit and plays a few folksongs from Illinois.

April 30, 7 pm:  Vera Samycia, Ukrainian egg pysanka

May 17, 2 pm:  Jimmy Keane, accordion … Read More

Illinois Arts Council Agency: Support for Individual Artists, Apply Now!

Company of Folk Reminder to Illinois Artists

Company of Folk wants to remind Illinois artists that important grants are available to you through the Illinois Arts Council Agency (IACA) for 2015.   Traditional folk and ethnic artists (music and material culture) may apply for support through the Master Apprentice Program.  Artists in any contemporary genre or traditional arts may also apply … Read More


Midwest Folk meeting at AFS in Santa Fe November 7th

Midwest Folklorists will be holding a breakfast meeting at 7am on Friday, November 7 at the Eldorado Hotel restaurant in Santa Fe (309 W. San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM‎) . Everyone is welcome. We would love to have you join us to talk about the 2016 retreat in Columbus, Ohio and to keep the energy which we shared at … Read More