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Bowling for Christmas & Other Tales from the Road


Bowling for Christmas & Other Tales from the Road contains twenty-one essays and three poems from the notebook of traveling folksinger Mark Dvorak. The collection …

The Middle Years

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Singer songwriter James Durst of Princeton NJ is currently on tour in Israel. James recently sent in this report:

Hello from Israel, where I'm about 4/5 of …

Fall Banjo Camp in Elk Grove Village IL

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The Fall Banjo Camp will take place on Sunday, November 24 at 2:00 pm, in Elk Grove Village, Illinois. Old Town School of Folk Music faculty member Mark Dvorak …

MD returns to north woods for Valentine's house concert

Author Tara Woolpy and husband Jerry are happy to announce MD will return to their winter house concert series in Minocqua, Wisconsin on Saturday, February …

Chicago musicians set to ride the rails


by Patty Wetli

LINCOLN SQUARE - The Great American Songbook meets the Golden Age of Rail Travel in a newly-announced partnership between the Old Town School …

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