Thanks to a generous gift from Beverly/Morgan Park resident Dean Miller on behalf of his late wife, Martha Swift, the historic Givins Castle and Heritage Gallery serve as venues for a series of folk music concerts, October through May.
First to perform in the Castle and Heritage Gallery Concert Series is guitarist, jazz vocalist and songwriter Al Day, who has appeared on WFMT’s Midnight Special and WTTW/Channel 11’s Sound Stage. Day entertains with keyboardist Bob Long, Sat., Oct. 6, 7 p.m., at the Givins Castle, 10244 S. Longwood Dr.
On Sat., Oct. 20, 7 p.m., Steve Habericther and Nikki Giblin along with John Devens and Julia Dusek-Devens perform original American folk songs and Irish melodies at the Heritage Gallery, 1907 W. 103rd St.
A $20 donation is suggested with proceeds going toward maintenance of the Givins Castle, a historic landmark. For more information, call 773-719-7059.