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Thursday Night Out in Oak Park IL

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Thursday Night Out features folk artists and sing along June 21

OAK PARK IL - The streets of downtown Oak Park will ring with the sounds of acoustic music on …

Back Home Again

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20th Annual Pickin’ Party at the Homeplace June 9 & 10

DOVER TN - The Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area presents the 20th Annual Pickin’ Party …

On the road again

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It promises to be a busy summer at markdvorak.com. MD hits the road Thursday June 7 for a series of shows in Illinois, Tennessee, Ohio and Kentucky.

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Showcasing SERFA

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Black Mountain NC • SERFA • Southeast Regional Folk Alliance conference • Montreat Conference Center • 401 Assembly Drive • www.serfa.org 

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Nile Senior Center

Niles Senior Center features Chicago folk artist on April 30

NILES IL - The NIles Senior Center, 999 Civic Center Drive, welcomss Chicago’s “official troubadour” …

The People, Yes

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Lansing Public Library celebrates National Poetry Month

LANSING IL - The Lansing Public Library welcomes folk singer, songwriter and author Mark Dvorak who …

Once I Had an Old Banjo


Folk singer Dvorak brings songs, stories & banjoes to Des Plaines March 25

DES PLAINES IL - The Des Plaines Public Library welcomes Chicago’s “official troubadour” …

Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour

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The Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour is recorded live at the Wild Rose Moon, Plymouth, Indiana. Host George Schricker welcomes special guest Chicago’s Old Town School …

Rockford Earth Day benefit concert

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Rockford musicians celebrate Earth Day, Pete Seeger with benefit concert April 22

ROCKFORD IL - On the first Earth Day in 1970 celebrations took place in two …

Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve Newsletter

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HIWP Annual Potluck Dinner & Folk Music Concert

HOMEWOOD IL - For many years we have enjoyed our annual potluck dinner on the 4th Thursday of February. This …

Just Something My Grandma Used to Sing

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BRIDGEVIEW IL - The Bridgeview Public Library welcomes Chicago’s “official troubadour” Mark Dvorak to its performance series on Thursday, February 22 at 6:…

A trad classic

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Streets of Old Chicago hits 7th printing

When Mark Dvorak released The Streets of Old Chicago in 1998, he had performed at venues throughout the Midwest and …

Showcasing FARM

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Folk Alliance Region Midwest is the regional chapter of Folk Alliance International. Each year FARM sponsors a conference and gathering to help promote contemporary, …

OTS Afternoon @ Wrigley Field August 8

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The Old Town School of Folk Music and the Chicago Cubs will present a Pop Up Guitar Class at The Park at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, August 8 from 4:00 pm …

Music and Pot Lucks launches acoustic event August 7

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The Old Town School of Folk Music returns to the Oak Park area on Saturday, September 30 for classes and a house concert in support of the Songs for Peace …

Meet Up & Eat Up July 10 - August 18 in Oak Park IL

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Folk artist Dvorak brings music to Oak Park summer lunch program

OAK PARK IL - The Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry will distribute meals for children and …

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