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

Due to the current health crisis, all PRFMS public events are temporarily cancelled. Keep singing and playing, and stay well. Please check back here for updates.


 Barn Dance Barn Dance Poster

  Cancelled Saturday March 14

  Cancelled Saturday April 18

Date Caller
March 14, 2020 Cancelled
April 18, 2020 Cancelled

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



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