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Concert Sun Mar 02 2008

Lots of Free Music

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The New Generation Quartet Performs Wednesday, March 12 7PM @ the Chicago Cultural Center for FREE


You could go a concert every day this month and not pay a dime.

The Old Town School of Folk Music recently announced its Afrofolk series lineup for spring. The weekly series, which occurs on Wednesdays at 8:30PM, features groups from Africa, the Caribbean and, of course, Chicago. The concerts begin March 19 and will feature some groups that appear to be pretty big deals in their home countries of Mali, Jamaica, Burkina Faso, Brazil and elsewhere. Why am I writing about this now? Being free, reservations are recommended. Just call the number listed on the Old Town School's website and the night of each performance you'll receive a regular printed ticket. If you decide you want to go at the last minute, show up anyway and hope that people don't show up (usually this is the case).

The Chicago Cultural Center has free events nearly every day. The music series feature great up and coming as well as established music acts including grammy-award winning Eighth Blackbird (March 16). Many concerts happen during the day for those working in the loop.

 
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