Plank Road Folk Music Society

The Plank Road Folk Music Society Welcomes You!

Welcome to The Plank Road Folk Music Society . . .

Where people come together to play, sing and enjoy acoustic music of every kind!

Plank Road is a music club in the western suburbs of Chicago. We have regularly scheduled sessions for our members, where they can participate in sing-arounds, jam sessions, song circles, barn dances and other music events. We encourage participation by everyone who attends — experienced and beginning musicians are all welcome to join in!

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News and Events

 Barn Dance Barn Dance Poster

 Saturday September 7
8:00 PM - doors open at 7:30 PM
$5.00 Admission

Come and enjoy a fun-filled evening of music and dancing for the entire family!

Our dances are informal, with no costumes needed -- in fact, you don't even have to bring a partner!

The Plank Road String Band will provide lively music, and a caller will walk you through all the dances at our Old-Time Barn Dance -- No Experience Necessary!

Two Way Street Coffee House
1047 Curtiss St. Downers Grove, IL


 Fall Log Cabin Party Log Cabin

 Sunday October 6

2-6 PM

Plank Road's popular Fall party will be back again at the Log Cabin in Lombard's Four Seasons Park

In addition to your instrument(s), feel free to bring a dish, dessert or snack to share. Plank Road will provide pizza, soft drinks, and salad.

Lombard Park District's Log Cabin is located in Four Seasons Park on Main St and 16th St in Lombard (between Roosevelt Road and 22nd St)



A tip-of-the-hat to Plank Road!
Official cap and new t-shirts added to list of Plank Road Merchandise! Take a look here!


There's still time to renew your membership for 2019. You should have received your notice in the mail. Or please download and print this Renewal Form