Contemporary Chicago folk group, lead by Amy Shoemaker and Susie Lofton, with their amazing vocal blend and soaring harmonies, and two of Chicago's best-loved musicians, Jim Cox on upright bass and Don Stiernberg on mandolin.

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Wild “Midwest” Blues
#thesweetmaries #winter #blues #folk

Wild “Midwest” Blues
#thesweetmaries #winter #blues #folk

Triple bill this weekend at Uncommon Ground - Devon Ave with Deep Greens & Blues, and Chris Buehrle.

Triple bill this weekend at Uncommon Ground - Devon Ave with Deep Greens & Blues, and Chris Buehrle.

"Through this world I’m about to trouble, through ice and snows…"
#thesweetmaries #manofconstantsorrow #folk #snowpath

"Through this world I’m about to trouble, through ice and snows…"
#thesweetmaries #manofconstantsorrow #folk #snowpath

A song amidst the snow
#thesweetmaries #flowers #winter #roses #indie-folk

A song amidst the snow
#thesweetmaries #flowers #winter #roses #indie-folk

'On this winter's day' we're in the race! The FIAT Band Prix that is. Vote for us by getting a fee download of our song here: http://reverbnation.com/contests/2414/artist/2901258
#thesweetmaries #fiatbandprix #reverbnation #freemusic

'On this winter's day' we're in the race! The FIAT Band Prix that is. Vote for us by getting a fee download of our song here: http://reverbnation.com/contests/2414/artist/2901258
#thesweetmaries #fiatbandprix #reverbnation #freemusic

Sweet Susie Marie at our recent taping for Chicago Acoustic Underground. Hear the podcast here: http://tinyurl.com/n5wr66y #susielofton #thesweetmaires #cau #podcast #singer_songwriter

Sweet Susie Marie at our recent taping for Chicago Acoustic Underground. Hear the podcast here: http://tinyurl.com/n5wr66y
#susielofton #thesweetmaires #cau #podcast #singer_songwriter

Happy Halloween from The Sweet Maries down at Fat Man’s Holler. http://vimeo.com/56233743  #thesweetmaries #fatmansholler  #musicfilm #super8mm #jayeckensberger

Happy Halloween from The Sweet Maries down at Fat Man’s Holler. 
http://vimeo.com/56233743 
#thesweetmaries #fatmansholler 
#musicfilm #super8mm #jayeckensberger

Jim ‘Jimborie’ Cox -photo by David Sameshima © 2013. #thesweetmaries #bass_player #musician_portrait

Jim ‘Jimborie’ Cox -photo by David Sameshima © 2013. #thesweetmaries #bass_player #musician_portrait

"Little conversations"

"Little conversations"

Mandolin solo from Don Stiernberg from tonight’s show. Thanks to everyone for coming for a great night! #the sweetmaries #fitzgeralds_sidebar #don_stiernberg (at The Side Bar at Fitzgerald’s)