Cafe Carpe

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18 S Water St W
A secular trinity of family-friendly cafe, bar, and listening room, is housed in a century-old brick building on the Rock River, with a screened porch overlooking the water.

Upcoming Shows

August 13
August 24
September 3
The music of Jack Williams, rooted in his native South Carolina, was shaped by a 61-year career of playing folk, rock, jazz, R&B, classical and the popular music of the 30s, 40s and 50s. He is counted
September 10
November 5

Previous Shows

August 12
The Mile Twelve lineup offers five of the most promising young musicians in bluegrass: David Benedict (mandolin), Catherine “BB” Bowness (banjo), Bronwyn Keith-Hynes (fiddle), Evan Murphy (guitar, lead vocals), and Nate Sabat (bass, lead vocals).
July 23
The Chicago Tribune has called Mark Dvorak “masterful,” and the Fox Valley Folk Festival describes him as “a living archive of song and style.” In 2012, WFMT 98.7 fm Fine Arts Radio named him “Chicago’s official troubadour.”
July 21
June 25
June 24
June 23
May 21
Lyrically driven Americana/Folk music. Unique, mid-western storytelling drenched in sibling-like harmony. You might laugh, you might cry & you are certain to hav a good time.