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Dean Milano

Dean Milano

Folk / Alt.Country / Americana Elmhurst, IL  US


  • 2014

    May 10

    Lombard, IL, US | 7:30pm

    7:30 pm showtime. "When I'm 64" Birthday Bash" Join the party for COMFORT FOOD’s Vicki Ingle with emcee Lilli Kuzma, radio host of WDCB’S FOLK FESTIVAL. Two of these acts reprise from their homerun Prine Tribute show (10/19/13). Add Milano & Benischek, and Dvorak (FARM’s 2013 Lantern Bearer Award recipient), and this promises to be...crazy-good! It’s music, frolic, fun, and birthday cake for one low price!

  • 2012

    Dec 8

    Glen Ellen, IL, US | 1:00pm

    Folk Festival's annual "Holiday Hoot" Sat., Dec. 8, 2012 In the "Commons" of the Student Services Center at College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL 1 to 6 p.m. Continuous live performances by outstanding folk artists, including: Amy Dixon-Kolar, Bittersweet Christmas Band, Sue Fink, Patti Ecker, Dean Milano, and many more TBA! Holiday treats and other refreshments - raffles - Mrs. Claus on site! Be part of the studio audience for a taping to be aired on WDCB! Invitations will go to eligible WDCB donors soon. Others can gain admission with a $10 donation to WDCB in advance or $12 at the door. For more information, contact Lilli Kuzma at LKupbeat@aol.com

  • 2012

    Jul 20

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Folk You! songwriter round robin, 8 - 10 PM http://folkyou.org

  • 2012

    Jan 20

    Chicago, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Folk You! songwriter round robin, hosted by and featuring Larry O. Dean.

  • 2010

    Mar 19

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:00pm

    Date change. Thanks, James


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  • King Coral (Artist)
    King Coral
    love your sound...great guitar playing...you are definitely OTVOG (on the verge of greatness)...best wishes for success from King Coral in Seattle
  • Serge Grimalsky (Artist)
    Serge Grimalsky
    It's a pleasure to get acquainted with your music. I wish you continuous inspiration and success! Serge Grimalsky
  • FaffiGP (Artist)
    Sound fantastic! Love it. Wishing you much success on your musical journey. Sincerely FaffiGP
  • Malcolm F Hill (Artist)
    Malcolm F Hill
    Just saying Hi to encourage and to wish you all the best for your music. Regards, Malcolm.
  • CHIMERA (Artist)
    Your music really sounds great!
  • Dean Milano (Artist)
    Dean Milano
    Well, judging by the comments here, I guess a few people actually did listen to my songs after all. Appreciated. ;^)


  • Me 'n my little 'ol bass


Label: Kira Records

Bio: After 40 years of writing music, I finally decided it was time to buckle down and put together an album and my first CD- Songs About Stuff, was the result.

The styles of my music range from folk, country, rock, ballads, latin, bluegrass, pop and novelty songs.

I’ve been lucky enough to have h...See Full Bio

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“Veteran Chicago storyteller, author and songwriter Dean Milano has crafted an album full of characters with stories to tell, and Milano tells them articulately and with feeling á la Canadian songsmith Gordon Lightfoot or American treasure Paul Simon… A sense of humor is essential equipment for a folksinger, and Dean Milano has more than his share… Like much of his music, Milano seems reluctant to leave the past behind, and perhaps it's that sorrowful realization of time marching on that informs his music more than any other emotion.”

— Guy Arnston, Rocking Chicagoland

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