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A very special Folk Club @The Grafton celebrates 15th Anniversary January 1


Folk Club @The Grafton celebrates 15th anniversary to support Music & Potlucks

CHICAGO IL - One January evening in 2004 after classes at the Old Town School of Folk Music, Distinguished Teaching Artist Mark Dvorak led a small group of student musicians into the back room of The Grafton Pub for an informal acoustic jam session. Those sessions still take place twice each month and on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Folk Club @The Grafton will celebrate its 15th Anniversary with a special event to support the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry and Housing Forward. The event takes place at The Grafton Pub, 4530 N. …

Rockford Community Sing

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Rockford community sing returns to Emmanuel Lutheran January 5

ROCKFORD IL - Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 920 Third Avenue will host Rockford’s third community sing on Saturday, January 5 at 7:30 pm. The event will support Emmanuel Lutheran’s Center for Arts & Spirituality. Suggested donation is $10 per adult. A free harmony singing workshop will also be offered at 2:00 pm.

Rockford area musician and performer Ron Holm will be joined by the Old Town School of Folk Music’s Mark Dvorak in a program of familiar folk songs, sing along favorites and few other surprises too.

“The ideas is to get people of all ages singing together in a social setting,” said Holm, whose career in music spans four decades. …

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