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Folk troubadour Mark Dvorak makes guest appearance at Park Ridge benefit

PARK RIDGE IL - The Sixth Annual Paul Seiwert Foundation Dinner/Dance to benefit children with cancer will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014. This year's "campfire" theme event will take place at the Park Ridge Country Club, 636 N. Prospect, Park Ridge IL, from 6:00 pm to midnight.

Enjoy folk songs by the Old Town School of Folk Music's Mark Dvorak who will entertain during cocktail hour and again later in the evening.

In 2012, Dvorak was named "Chicago's official troubadour" by WFMT 98.7 fm radio host Rich Warren. …

Bring MD to your town


Mark Dvorak tours coast to coast and welcomes all reasonable inquiries. He is especially interested in adding a concert or program to his schedule while on the road. Mark is very flexible and offers a wide array of concert and programs and can perform a great many different settings:

  • A concert venue, club or music festival in your area.
  • A local arts center or a house concert.
  • Your public library or historical society.
  • An instruction workshop or private lesson.
  • The American studies department at your high school or college.
  • Assisted living residence or nursing home.
  • Your church pot-luck supper or club meeting.

Peace Will Come After All


In 2009, MD composed this anthem after listening to "Pete," Pete Seeger's 1996 CD produced by Paul Winter. Singer Ellen Shepard suggested Mark enter "Peace Wiill Come After All" in a Pete Seeger song contest. Ellen and Mark recorded the song after class at the Old Town School on Garage Band, overdubbing the vocal parts. 

The song didn't win the contest, but here we are. Pete is gone. Pete is here. We carry on together. Peace Will Come After All.

Download Ellen and Mark's recording here.

Learn more about concerts, workshops and classes honoring the life and music of Pete here


Performances, classes & workshops celebrating the music and life of Pete Seeger:

Old Town School of Folk Music • Beginning Tuesday March 4 • 6:30 pm • Pete Seeger & the Power of Song • An 8 week class for players of all acoustic instruments • Old Town School of Folk Music • 4544 N. Lincoln Avenue • Chicago IL • 773 728 6000 • • LEARN MORE

Woodstock IL • Saturday March 15 • 8:00 pm • We Remember Pete • A very special concert of songs and stories celebrating the life and music of Pete Seeger • Find out how you can participate in this concert • Sponsored by Off Square Music • Unity Spiritual Center • 225 Calhoun Street • 815 338 5164 • 

Stay in touch • info AT • PO Box 181 • Brookfield IL 60513 • 312 315 4273