1968: Songs & Screen at the Glenview Public Library

Sounds of the 60s: Folk Songs & Protest Music

GLENVIEW IL - The Glenview Public Library welcomes Chicago’s “official troubadour Mark Dvorak for an evening of folk songs and protest music recalling the turbulent 1960s. The program, "Sounds of the 60s: Folk Songs and Protest Music” takes place at the Glenview Public Library, 1930 Glenview Road, on Tuesday, July 24 at 7:00 pm.

“We wanted to present a program acknowledging the 50th anniversary of 1968, a very turbulent year in American history,” said Hilary Gabel, Director of Communications at the library. “Mark has been a favorite with our audiences over the years. We’re really looking forward to this program.”


The Chicago Tribune has called Mark Dvorak “masterful,” and the Fox Valley Folk Festival describes him as “a living archive of song and style.” In 2012, WFMT 98.7 fm Fine Arts Radio named him “Chicago’s official troubadour.” 

Dvorak has released seventeen albums and given concert across the United States and has made visits to Europe and Canada. He has won awards for children’s music, journalism and was honored in 2008 with the Woodstock Folk Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2013 he received the FARM Lantern Bearer Award from Folk Alliance International.

The program is free to the public. Please register to attend by visiting www.glenviewpl.org, or click here or on the icon to access the registration page. Or phone the Glenview Public Library at 847 729 7500. 

Learn more about Mark Dvorak at www.markdvorak.com.

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