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Carol Cat Trochelman of Washington IL writes:

I got a little story for you. A little while back you played at the Washington Library. I talked my eighty-one …

MD & Mike Dunbar on NPR StoryCorps

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In 1978 & 1979 MD took a handful of guitar classes with MIke Dunbar at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago. Today, Mike is a bandleader and multi-…

Black Friday in Evanston

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EVANSTON IL - The Merion, 1661 Chicago Avenue, welcomes Chicago’s “official troubadour” Mark Dvorak to its performance series in the Emerald Lounge on Friday, …

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Mark, 

Just writing to thank you for your generosity of spirit and help bringing to life our little project here in Plymouth. Throughout the weekend you poured …

2016 Distinguished Teaching Artists Awards

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It is our pleasure to introduce the recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Teaching Artists Awards: Mark Dvorak, Charles Kim and Mary Peterson.

These honorees …

This Train Ain’t Bound for Glory Anymore

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Get a free mp3 of MD’s newest song, “This Train Ain’t Bound for Glory Anymore.”

The piece was inspired by many of Woody Guthries’ most popular songs and remarks …

The American Folk Song

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WASHINGTON IL - The Washington District Library welcomes Chicago’s “official troubadour” Mark Dvorak to its performance series on Monday, September 26 at 6:…

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Mark Dvorak to pay tribute to Pete Seeger in Steel Beam show

By Kathy Cichon Aurora Beacon-News

AUGUST 15, 2016

At age 18, Mark Dvorak bought his first guitar - …

Batesville IN Applefest

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Chicago folk artist Dvorak featured at Applefest September 24

BATESVILLE IN - Chicago’s “official” troubadour Mark Dvorak will appear at the 27th Batesville …

Larry Penn Memorial Fund

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Songwriter guitarist Larry Penn remembered at 3rd annual  concert December 4 in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE WI - The Milwaukee folk music community will gather to remember …

Thank you - A Tribute to Pete Seeger

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Hello Mark, Thank you so much for your program, A Tribute to Pete Seeger on June 26. We have gotten some wonderful feedback in the past several weeks as a …

MD headlines 38th Shawano Folk Festival

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SHAWANO WI - Chicago’s official troubadour Mark Dvorak will headline the 38th annual Shawano Folk Festival August 12-14 at the Meilke Arts Center, N5649 Airport …

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