https://acousticbrew.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/MommaTried.wmv Best known for her 8 year stint with Tony Trischka & Skyline, Dede has graced the stage of America’s most prestigious bluegrass and acoustic music festivals, and has performed across the globe and on A Prairie Home Companion and Mountain Stage. With Momma Tried filling out a high-energy sound, expect a show for bluegrass fans to remember! 7:30 pm $16. Center for Well-Being, Lemont.
Joe Jencks, Pat Wictor and Greg Greenway bring performances as warm as a campfire, stirring as a gospel church, rousing as a call to arms. With two CDs topping the folk music charts and acclaimed performances at festivals and venues throughout the country, Brother Sun is an explosion of musical diversity and harmony, in the finest of male singing traditions. 7:30 pm $16. Center for Well-Being, Lemont.
This roots duo from Michigan brings to the stage a lively and commanding fusion of string and vocal harmonies. With fiddle, banjo and guitar interplay, the duo delivers both established ballads and original compositions with a clear, authentic ease that transcends traditional form while honoring its legacy. 7:30 pm $16. Center for Well-Being, Lemont.
Peter Case’s career has run the gamut from new wave music to folk rock before gravitating to the intimacy and connection of solo acoustic performances. Critic Bill Wasserzieher declared of multiple-time Grammy nominee Case, “I am convinced that nobody of Case’s generation writes better songs or does better work in the tradition of Woody Guthrie.” 7:30 pm $16. Center for Well-Being, Lemont.