St. Charles, Missouri

Folk singer songwriter Mark Dvorak performs at Picasso’s Beale Street October 6

ST. CHARLES MO - Picasso’s Coffeehouse welcomes Midwest troubadour Mark Dvorak to its Beale Street location, 1650 Beale Street, on Friday, October 6 at 6:30 pm.. 

“Mark has been on the road for a lot of years,” said Chris Schulte of Picasso's. “We’re thrilled he’ll be joining us on his autumn tour.” 

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

Dvorak who accompanies himself on guitar, 5-string banjo and 12-string guitaris busy at work on his 20th CD release Live & Alone, recorded in an empty concert hall during the height of the pandemic lock down. He is also planning to publish his fourth book of essays, 31 Winters, which reflects on his long journey through music and teaching.

The Chicago Tribune has called Dvorak “masterful,” and the Fox Valley Folk Festival describes him as “a living archive of song and style.” Dvorak has won awards for journalism and children’s music, 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 and in 2012 Rich Warren, long time host of The Midnight Special radio program named Dvorak “Chicago’s official troubadour.”

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