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When singer songwriter Mark Dvorak began his career in music, he knew right away he was in it for the long haul. Thirty years later he is still writing, recording and on the road performing.

“At this stage of the game,” he said, “I feel like I’m doing my best work. …

9th Milwuakee Community Sing


The Coffee House presents an evening of Pete Seeger February 23

MILWAUKEE WI - The Coffee House welcomes the 9th annual Community Sing on Saturday, February 23 at 8:00 pm. The event will feature the songs of legendary folk artist, songwriter and activist Pete Seeger led by Mark Dvorak of Chicago, JulieThompson of Milwaukee and Craig Siemsen, also of Milwaukee. …

Music & Potlucks


Dominican University hosts potluck, acoustic jam March 16

RIVER FOREST IL - The Dominican University Performing Arts Center and Music & Potlucks will present “Potluck @The Priory” on Saturday, March 16 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Priory Campus Auditorium, 7200 W. …

The People, Yes

Folk artist Dvorak pays tribute to poet Carl Sandburg in Lisle February 17

LISLE IL - Illinois poet Carl Sandburg published his epic The People,Yes at the height of the Great Depression. Chicago-area folk artist Mark Dvorak didn’t discover the work until the 1990s.…

Music & Potlucks

Fun music events coming your way presented by Music & Potlucks! Potluck @The Priory February 10 & March 16. A Tribute to Pete Seeger May 10 @ Dominican University, Folk Park Thursdays in Oak Park IL & FolkTober Fest 2019 - all to support the homeless, the hungry and our neighbors who are in need.

The American Folk Song


Bernard Wenger JCC features Chicago folk artist on February 6

NORTHBROOK IL - The Bernard Wenger JCC welcomes Chicago’s “official troubadour” Mark Dvorak to its program schedule on Wednesday, February 6 at 10:45 am. The Center is located at 300 Revere Drive, Northbrook.

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