One of the top folk singers from the Midwest, Iowa-native Bonnie Koloc brings her unique and timeless blend of jazz, folk and blues music to the Temple Theater. Koloc recently released her newest album, Bonnie Koloc - Rediscovered. Don't miss the “Queen of Folk” Bonnie Koloc, the definitive voice of female folk music in Chicago.
"One of the giants of the 70’s Old Town folk scene that included John Prine and Steve Goodman, and still going strong…” - Greg Kot, The Chicago Tribune
"A folk-ballad-pop-blues singer of enormous range, charm, and charisma." - John Rockwell, The New York Times
“ An evening with Bonnie Koloc is something very special, indeed…Music just pours out of her soul, and wrapped her rapt audience in splendor…
"Her voice is a veritable orchestra-reedy in her mid tones, flutelike popping up to the stratosphere, mellowed by cello warmth in her lower register, she even mimics a horn affecting haunting slides over the high notes like a howling horn…
“Don Stille is a pianist of extraordinary artistry and technique, buoying Koloc’s vocals with fascinating rhythms ranging from boogie and blues to sweet, twinkling touches and classical lines.” - Diana Nollen, The Cedar Rapids Gazette