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Maritime Festival Benefit on Tall Ship Windy

Thursday, September 1, 2005
Aboard the tall ship Windy
7:00-9:00 pm

$50.00 (+ tax)

Contact: 312-595-5472 or
No senior/child discounts

Light seafood fare courtesy of Don’s Dock Seafood, Des Plaines, IL
Soft drinks and water also provided

Proceeds benefit the Chicago Maritime Festival. For the last three years, the Chicago Maritime Festival has offered the most diverse maritime program ever presented in the Great Lakes. It is organized
by the Chicago Maritime Society, Chicago Historical Society and Common Times. The festival is a celebration of Chicago’s maritime community. The seminars, workshops, concerts, and exhibits are presented by a wide variety of from the maritime communities of Chicago, the Great Lakes and the World. The festival also offers in house student concerts as well as outreach programs into area schools, libraries and senior centers.


Currently residing in the Pacific Northwest, William and Felicia, whose father was a sea captain, have traveled the world using their powerful harmonies and dramatic instrumental work on guitar, hurdy gurdy, mandolin, penny whistles, and various other exotic instruments, to evoke the music and myth of the people who live by the sea. They perform in English and French and have released several recordings on the Waterbug label.

Tom and Chris are singer, sailors, songwriter, and storytellers,
internationally acclaimed for their interpretations of traditional material as well as their original works. They have crewed aboard various tall ships on the Great Lakes; Tom is a licensed captain (including relief captain for the tall ship Windy). They have performed throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. Their latest recording, Familiar Waters, features songs from across the Earth’s oceans. They are also the directors of the Chicago Maritime Festival.

For more information about the Chicago Maritime Festival call 773-774-7216 or visit

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