Double release tour comes to Wisconsin

Folk singer songwriter Mark Dvorak performs in Mt. Morris June 8

MT. MORRIS WI - The Black Hawk Folk Society welcomes folk singer-songwriter Mark Dvorak to its monthly concert series on Saturday,June 8 at 2:00 pm. The event takes place at the Mt. Morris Town Park, N3837 County Road G.


Dvorak is celebrating the launch of his 20th recorded release, Live & Alone, recorded during the great pandemic in an empty concert hall and the publication of 31 Winters: Finding the Folk Way, a collection of essays and stories reflecting on his long journey through teaching and music.

“Mark has been on the road a lot of years it seems,” said Tom Barrett, music director for Black Hawk Folk. "He’s been a friend of Black Hawk for almost three decades and like fine wine, he keeps getting better with age.”

“At this stage of the game,” said the Dvorak from his home outside Chicago, Illinois, “I feel like I’m doing my best work.”

On Sunday, June 9 Dvorak will also stop by the WBSD studio in Burlington for an on-air visit with Jeff Peterson. In the Burlington WI area tune into fm89.1 or stream live at

The Chicago Tribune called him “masterful,” and the Fox Valley Folk Festival describes him as “a living archive of song and style.” In 2012 WFMT 98.7 fm Midnight Special host Rich Warren named him Chicago’s “official troubadour.”

Mark has given concerts in almost all of the United States and has made visits to Finland, Canada and Ireland. He has won awards for children’s music, journalism and was honored in 2013 with the FARM Lantern Bearer Award from Folk Alliance International. In 2008 he received the Woodstock Folk Festival Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets are just $10. For information phone 920.787.7475 or visit Learn more about Mark Dvorak at

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