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Tickets for our 2023 - 2024 Season go on sale in August 2023. 


UPDATE - March 26, 2023: Wearing masks is recommended but no longer required to attend events at the Maple Street Chapel. Keep in mind we have an older ventilation system and tight quarters at times. Currently, the CDC does not have spacing/seating requirements so you attend at your own risk.  

There will be prepackaged snacks,  bottled water, and coffee for sale at intermission in Hatfield Hall (adjecent building) for $1.00 per item. 

Tickets are available at the door with cash or checks made payable to Maple Street Chapel. We do not have the ability to accept credit cards at the door, however, you can use a credit card to purchase tickets in advance on this website.  If you order tickets using PayPal, your name and the number of tickets you purchased will be on a list at the door along with a copy of your order. Please check in with us and there's no need to print anything. 

Rick Faris Bluegrass Band CD Release Concert

(CDT, UTC-05) (CDT, UTC-05)

Maple Street Chapel, 200 S Main Street, Lombard, IL 60148

Since branching off from The Special Consensus, Rick has continued making music with his own band and they are celebrating the release of their latest CD with us for a special, off-season bonus concert! "Uncommon Sky" is Faris' third album on the Dark Shadow Recording label.

Rick Faris has been playing Bluegrass music since he could talk. He got his first break when the Bluegrass stalwart, Greg Cahill, called and asked him to audition for Special Consensus. The job was to be transformative for Faris because Greg hired him to play mandolin rather than the guitar he had been honing since he was a child. With 5 weeks to learn the mandolin and win the audition, Rick Faris stepped into the next stage of his career. After 6 years, 1 Grammy-Nomination and 2 IBMA Awards he switched back home to guitar and the band picked up another 3 IBMA Awards and a 2nd Grammy Nomination. Rick spent a total of 11 years with the globetrotting Special Consensus. Under Greg Cahill, he learned the meaning of professionalism and giving back to the Bluegrass community.

Rick signed a deal as a solo artist with Dark Shadow Recording in 2018 and released his debut album Breaking In Lonesome in 2019. With watertight harmony singers and mind-blowing pickers, Rick set out to show the world what his brand of Bluegrass sounds like. His second album, The Next Mountain (2021) garnered industry-wide attention with intense chart action and both SPBGMA and IBMA "Song of the Year" nominations as well as a "New Artist of the Year" win at IBMA 2022.

Update - 03/26/2023: Masks wearing is recommended but no longer required.

Tickets include a $1.27 processing fee = $21.27.

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