Showcasing SERFA

12th annual SERFA Conference in Chattanooga TN  May 16 - 19

CHATTANOOGA TN  - The 12 annual SERFA Conference & gathering takes place Thursday, May 16 through Sunday, May 19, 2019. The event takes place at the Chattanoogan Hotel, 1201 Broad Street.

SERFA is the Southeast regional conference of Folk Alliance International (SouthEast Region Folk Alliance). About 300 musicians, presenters, broadcasters, podcasters, publicists & agents will be in attendance. 

“it’s a great opportunity to reconnect with the music community,” said Mark Dvorak who will be showcasing at the conference.

“Each year I learn something new, and each year I gain something. This will be my fourth visit to SERFA. I really like how the organization has grown and become more effective.”

 SERFA Conference schedule

Thursday May 16

  • SHOWCASE 11:20 p • Roots & Sources • Watkins
  • SHOWCASE 1:00 m • Uncorked • Littleton

Friday May 17

  • SHOWCASE 12:00 m • Uncorked • Littleton
  • SHOWCASE 1:00 m • Uncorked • Littleton

 about Mark

The Chicago Tribune has called Mark Dvorak “masterful,” and the Fox Valley Folk Festival describes him as “a living archive of song and style.” In 2012, WFMT 98.7 fm Fine Arts Radio named him “Chicago’s official troubadour.”

Mark Dvorak has given concerts in almost all of the United States and has made visits to Finland, Canada and Ireland. To date he has released seventeen albums of traditional and original music, including Waterbug’s acclaimed Time Ain’t Got Nothin’ On Me, and 2015’s independent release, Back Home.

Dvorak has won awards for children’s music, journalism, and was honored in 2008 with the Woodstock Folk Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2013 he received the FARM Lantern Bearer Award from Folk Alliance International.

In 2013 he published his second collection of essays and poetry, Bowling for Christmas & Other Tales from the Road.


MD Live • 14:00 • listen here • 4 songs recorded live from June 16, 2018 • The Blue Plate Special WDVX 89.9 fm • Knoxville TN • The Glory of Love • Every Step of the Way • Let Love Go On • Old Friends

Let Love Go On • samples from MD’s upcoming studio release

  • Every Step of the Way (M. Dvorak ) 3:34 • listen here
  • Trying to Get the Balance Right (Johnny Duhan) 3:21 • listen here
  • Brand New Wings (M. Dvorak) 3:30 • listen here
  • I Don’t Need It Anymore (M. Dvorak) 3:19 • listen here
  • This Train Ain’t Bound for Glory Anymore (M. Dvorak) 3:16 • listen here
  • L-O-V-E/On the Street Where You Live (Kaempfert, Gabler/Lerner, Loewe) • listen here
  • If I Only Had a Match (Morris, Johnson, Meyer) 2:53 • listen here
  • Let Love Go On (M. Dvorak) 2:48 • listen here


Mark tours coast to coast and welcomes all reasonable inquiries.

Mark Dvorak

PO Box 181, Brookfield IL 60513

mobile 312 315 4273

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