Company of Folk News


Iron Heart Chicago features many of Chicago’s Traditional Artists

June 10-17th  A new initiative from the Old Town School of Folk Music features From Generation to Generation artist Liz Carroll, along with other amazing artists from the city: “Each neighborhood in Chicago has its own groove, its own artistic roots, and the train connects it all together. This June, Old Town School invites you to meet some of our … Read More


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