WBEZ | Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music http://www.wbez.org/tags/chicago%E2%80%99s-old-town-school-folk-music Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Sons of the Never Wrong get it right for 20 years and counting http://www.wbez.org/blogs/bez/2012-05/sons-never-wrong-get-it-right-20-years-and-counting-98699 <p><div class="image-insert-image "><img alt="" class="image-original_image" src="http://www.wbez.org/system/files/styles/original_image/llo/insert-images/SOTNW%20pic.jpg" title="(Facebook/Sons of the Never Wrong)"></div><p><a href="http://www.sons.com/">Sons of the Never Wrong</a> mix folk and whimsy, as they have for the past 20 years. The band is out with a pair of albums, including a self-described "churchy" release, <em>Church of the Never Wrong</em>, and this weekend they celebrate two decades of down-home folk with a pair of shows. They perform Sunday (4 p.m. and 7 p.m.) at the <a href="http://oldtownschool.org/concerts/">Old Town School of Folk Music</a> in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood.*</p><p>Band members Sue Demel, Deborah Lader and Bruce Roper join <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> Tuesday to talk about their time together and perform songs from throughout their career.</p><p><span style="font-size:11px;">*Headlining the bill Sunday is <a href="http://www.chamberblues.com/">Corky Siegel's Chamber Blues</a>, who join <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> Friday as our musical guests.</span></p><p style="text-align: center; "><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" mozallowfullscreen="" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/41364357?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=ff0000" webkitallowfullscreen="" width="600"></iframe></p></p> Tue, 01 May 2012 11:51:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/blogs/bez/2012-05/sons-never-wrong-get-it-right-20-years-and-counting-98699 Steve Dawson returns to the stage with a little help from his friends http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/%5Bfield_program_ref-title-raw%5D/steve-dawson-returns-stage-little-help-his-friends <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/Steve Dawson flickr k miller.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><a target="_blank" href="http://stevedawsonmusic.com/">Steve Dawson</a> is a very busy guy. When he&rsquo;s not playing in his band <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dollyvarden.com/">Dolly Varden</a>, he&rsquo;s teaching songwriting at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.oldtownschool.org/">Chicago&rsquo;s Old Town School of Folk Music</a>. When he&rsquo;s not teaching, he records and produces other people&rsquo;s music. Somewhere in between all of that, he&rsquo;s hard at work on his solo musical project.<br /><br />Friday night, he&rsquo;s performing at the <a target="_blank" href="http://www.hideoutchicago.com/">Hideout</a> in Chicago with some of the well known local musicians featured on his latest album <em>I Will Miss the Trumpets and the Drums</em>. <em>Eight Forty-Eight</em> talked with him last year and Dawson said that for as long as he can remember, he&rsquo;s enjoyed working alone.</p></p> Thu, 27 Jan 2011 15:47:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/%5Bfield_program_ref-title-raw%5D/steve-dawson-returns-stage-little-help-his-friends