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Labor Day Concert and Sing Along

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Labor Day Concert and sing along at Third Unitarian Church on September 2

CHICAGO IL - The Third Unitarian Church of Chicago, 301 N. Mayfield will present “A Labor Day Concert and Sing Along” with Chicago folk artist Mark Dvorak on Sunday, September 2 at 11:00 am. 

“Each year we present a special music program on the Sunday before Labor Day,” said Laurel Lambert Schmidt of the Third Unitarian Church. “We’re presenting Mark for the third time. He is a treasured member of the community and we find a special ‘pull’ to his message and music.”

The public is invited to the concert. …

Music Under the Marquee

The state

Chicago troubadour Dvorak to perform in South Bend on September 23

SOUTH BEND IN - The Music Village welcomes Chicago’s “official troubadour" Mark Dvorak to the Music Under the Marquee series on Sunday, September 23 at 4:00 pm. The event takes place at the South Bend Brew Werks, 216 South Michigan Street.

“The Music Village has begun a partnership with South Bend Brew Werks and we’ve been presenting music all summer long,” said Amy Van Dyke, Executive Assistant at The Music Village, South Bend’s non-profit music school. “We’re thrilled to have Mark back in South Bend.” 

“He’s the real deal,” said Bau Graves, Executive Director of the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, where Dvorak has been on faculty for thirty years. …

Larry Penn Tribute Concert

5th annual tribute to Milwaukee folk legend Larry Penn November 18

MILWAUKEE WI - The Milwaukee folk music community will gather to remember mentor, friend and songwriter Larry Penn in a tributel concert on Sunday, November 18, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The event will take place at Anodyne Coffee Roasters, 224 W. Bruce Street.

“We miss Larry,” said event director Marc Revenson, who will emcee the concert. “We lost him in October of 2014, and his wife Pat just two months later. We’re committed to keeping Larry’s music alive and it’s wonderful how his friends have responded to this annual event.”

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