Illinois native brings Nashville to DeKalb

By Katie Finlon

Chicago Farmer will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday at the House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, as presented by Kickstand Productions.

Cody Diekhoff, also known as Chicago Farmer, is a working-class folk singer from Delavan, Ill. His work has an emphasis in the American Folk musical tradition, but with his own quick-witted spin.

Others that will be performing are Ed Anderson of Backyard Tire Fire and Jack Avery’s Kin.

Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door. They are available for purchase at