Acorn Coffeehouse
Burning Bush Art Gallery
216 N Main Street,  Wheaton, IL  60187
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Burning BushAcorn Coffeehouse is an exciting music and storytelling venue located in the beautiful newly renovated Burning Bush Art Gallery.  Concerts are on the 2nd Saturday of   each month (unless otherwise noted).  Enjoy a magnificent art exhibit and an evening of live music in a charming house built in the late 1890's. 
Concerts begin at 8:00 pm.  Doors open at 7:30.  Admission  $10.00

Check out the Jam  led by Dave Hodge
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L J SlavinJan 13th - L. J. Slavin  

L.J. Slavin is an award winning multi-instrumentalist well versed in a wide variety of styles. Some of the instruments L.J. plays include flute, fiddle, mandolin, harmonica, pennywhistle, banjo, guitar, autoharp, jew's harp, dulcimer and musical saw.

 He has performed in almost every venue imaginable including festivals, concert halls, schools, pubs and much more. The fall of 2015 finds L.J. working with Lookingglass Theatre in Chicago, performing in the premier production of "Treasure Island," directed by Tony award winner Mary Zimmerman. In the spring of 2012, he was musical director and lead musician in the world premiere Steppenwolf Theatre production of "The March."  L.J.'s theatrical career has taken him to Broadway where he performed in a Tony Award winning production (Grapes of Wrath, best play, 1990), as well as Equity house theatres across the country and England. Some of the theatre companies he has worked with include Steppenwolf, Goodman, Northlight, Chicago Shakespeare, Denver Center, Virginia Stage, Goodspeed, Cincinnati Playhouse, LaJolla Playhouse, the National Theatre of London, and more.

L.J. has done two tours of the British Isles and England with his Bluegrass band and is currently playing in a wide variety of musical projects listed elsewhere on this website. He also produced and hosted "Down Home Music Time" for National Public Radio.   His jingle work includes spots for Kelloggs, McDonald's, Sears, State Farm, IL lottery and more. For more info visit

Megan WellsFeb 10th - Megan Wells

Megan Wells is a story artist and a theater artist.  She creates the warm intimacy of storytelling, and more.  She infuses characters with living souls, and delivers the experience with delicious theatrical timing.  An award-winning storyteller, Megan performs in museums and symphonies, enhances education for thousands of children, entertains families in festivals and libraries, and helps executives, actors and storytellers craft powerful stories to effect change.    With over forty years experience, Megan has a vast repertoire.  She tells traditional tales, multi-cultural myths, historical events, as well as personal and true stories. 

Megan is also among the top literary storytellers in America.  As the Artistic Director of the Ray Bradbury Storytelling Festival, Ray granted Megan permission to perform his works.  She is equally comfortable in the jazzier domains of Chicago's current spoken word explosion.  For more info -

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