Author Archives: Bucky

Bucky Halker: Illinois Times, September 15, 2017

“Bucky is an amazing guy with a list 16 miles long of all the cool and important work he’s done in digging into folk music, especially in the field of Woody Guthrie and also in songs relating to labor and … Continue reading

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Wobblies of the World with Bucky Halker

Join Bucky November 10, 2017, for the kick of the new book “Wobblies of the World” (Pluto Press) at the In These Times offices, 2040 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL, hosted by Book Editor:  Peter Cole and In These Times.  Bucky … Continue reading

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Going Down to Springfield with Bucky Halker: Music at the Museum series

Bucky will be playing as part of the October Music at the Museum series October 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  You will hear a little Woody Guthrie, Joe Hill, Illinois Labor tunes and a few of his own tunes.   … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker and WLUW Radio @ Grafton Pub, Chicago

Bucky Halker swings into the Grafton Pub for a special program with radio host Dan Kugler and WLUW Radio-Chicago on August 8.   You can catch Bucky performing and talking with Dan at the Grafton on August 8 at 9 … Continue reading

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Des Plaines History Center 50 Years: Bucky Halker

Hey, the Des Plaines History Center is turning 50 years old and on August 27 they celebrate with an anniversary picnic at the center from 12-4 pm.  Bucky Halker will perform folksongs from Illinois history throughout the afternoon.    For … Continue reading

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“Coffee Talk” Bucky Halker @ Des Plaines History Center

Bucky Halker in Concert Folk singer Bucky Halker performs “Ain’t Got a Dollar: Illinois Workers and Protest Songs, 1865-1965” at the Des Plaines History Center on August 10th at 1:30 p.m. Come out and hear Bucky perform and talk about … Continue reading

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BUCKY HALKER IN FOREST PARK, IL

Come out on July 21, at 8:00 pm to Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore in Forest Park for some free music and a fabulous bookstore.  FREE EVENT!

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Bucky Halker, Ella Jenkins, & Wrigley Field–August 13

2017 National Heritage Award winner and the godmother of children’s music, Ella Jenkins turns 93 years old this summer.   She’s got a new CD out on Smithsonian-Folkways and was recently honored at the Old Town Schoool for her work. … Continue reading

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Ella Jenkins Birthday Tribute: Navy Pier

2017 National Heritage Award winner and the godmother of children’s music, Ella Jenkins turns 93 years old this summer.   She’s got a new CD out on Smithsonian-Folkways and was recently honored at the Old Town Schoool for her work. … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Bucky Halker & Andy Dee – The Ghost of Woody Guthrie (The Shepherd/July 10, 2012)

Political activist, musician and music scholar Bucky Halker is a Wisconsin native back now in Racine. Working with another Badger musician, Andy Dee (formerly of the country band Molly & the Heymakers), Halker recorded a two-disc set in a marathon … Continue reading

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