On July 9th and 1oth the Old Town School of Folk Music will be putting on the Chicago Folk and Roots Festival in Welles Park. Music and Dancing will last from noon until 9:30 on both days. For those interested in East European folk dancing styles, members of the Polish folk dance ensemble Wesoly Lud will be offering a Polka lesson from 6:35-7:00 on Sunday, July 10th in the dance tent. The Lesson will be followed by a performance by the Versatones, a local polka band. Lessons in many other styles of folk dance from around the world will be offered throughout the day.
For more information about the Chicago Folk and Roots Festival click here.