Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ Rev

Title: Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ Rev
Location: Released CD
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Description: Today marks the release of a labor of love – the CD celebrating the life of labor bard Joe Hill. The CD “Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill” is Bucky’s take on the songs of Joe Hill. Hill was executed November 19, 1915 in Utah. Some of these songs were written while he was incarcerated and have never been recorded. You will be treated to an eclectic batch of songs in the genres of Vaudeville, Tin Pan Alley, folk, Alt Country, and political punk. There is something for everybody. Bucky is joined by special friends: Don Stiernberg, Cathy Richardson, Jon Langford, Andy Dee and the BS Brass Band to name only a few. You can purchase it on www.cdbaby.com or here.
Date: 2015-09-07

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Joe Hill’s Funeral Reenactment

Title: Joe Hill’s Funeral Reenactment
Location: The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL
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Description: Bucky will be playing Joe Hill tunes as part of the reenactment of the funeral of Joe Hill which occurred 100 years ago this date in Chicago. Hill was executed by firing squad 100 years ago on 11/19/1915, his body was shipped by rail to Chicago for the funeral procession and he was cremated here. The event will be as complete reenactment as possible with guests the likes of Jon Langford, Sally Timms, and others. This one won’t come around again folks, so come out and celebrate Joe Hill – because he deserves it.
Date: 2015-11-22

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Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ Rev

Title: Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ Rev
Location: Bayview Historical Society Beulah Briton House, 2590 S Superior St., Bayview, WI
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Description: Bucky is excited to be performing with ukulele and harmonica ace Lil’ Rev from Milwaukee and debuting his new disc “Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill”. The event is free with a suggested donation. Come out for some great music.
Start Time: 19:30
Date: 2015-11-19
End Time: 21:00

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Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill

Title: Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill
Location: Uri-Eichen Art Gallery, 2101 S Halsted St, Chicago, IL
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Description: Bucky will be sharing new recordings from his recent release “Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill” in commemoration of the 100 anniversary of the assassination of Joe Hill. Some of these tunes have never been put to vinyl, disc or acetate. Come out to hear some great tunes and celebrate labor’s greatest folksinger. CDs will be available for purchase.
Date: 2015-11-13

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Road Scholar Gig – Woody Guthrie and songs of the Dustbowl

Title: Road Scholar Gig – Woody Guthrie and songs of the Dustbowl
Location: Chillicothe Library, 430 N Bradley Ave, Chillicothe, IL
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Description: Bucky will be performing labor protest songs, Woody Guthrie songs and a little bit of labor bard Joe Hill. Please join us for this free event. This concert is brought to you by a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council’s Road Scholar’s Program.
Start Time: 14:00
Date: 2015-10-08
End Time: 15:00

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Sandwich Fair

Title: Sandwich Fair
Location: Sandwich, IL
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Description: Bucky will be joined by Chris Vallillo at the Sandwich fair in Sandwich, IL, to play a few folk and labor tunes. Come out for the fun.
Date: 2015-09-12

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Pullman Historical Site

Title: Pullman Historical Site
Location: Pullman, Chicago, IL
Description: Bucky will be playing some labor tunes at the historic Pullman site in honor of Labor Day and labor bard Joe Hill.
Start Time: 00:12:00
Date: 2015-09-07
End Time: 00:14:00

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Heritage Days – Fred Smith Historic Site

Title: Heritage Days – Fred Smith Historic Site
Location: Wisconsin Concrete Park, N8236 South Hwy. 13, Phillips, WI
Description: Bucky will be performing for Heritage Days at the Fred Smith Concrete Park in Phillips. Come on out for great music, some history and wonderful concretions . . .
Date: 2015-05-16

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JOE HILL 100 – ST. PAUL, MN

Title: JOE HILL 100 –  ST. PAUL, MN
Location: East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier Street, St. Paul, MN
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Description: The JOE HILL ROAD SHOW heads West to Minnesota. The show, will include: songs from over 6 different acts both local and national including: Core Group: Lil Rev(WI), Bucky Halker (IL), Anne Feeney (PA), Jan Hammarlund (Sweden), JP Wright (KY). Local Performers include: Larry Long and Paul Metsa.
Date: 2015-05-10

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JOE HILL 100 – NEW MOON CAFE, OSHKOSH, WI

Title: JOE HILL AT THE NEW MOON CAFE, OSHKOSH, WI
Location: 401 NORTH MAIN STREET, OSHKOSH, WI
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Description: The JOE HILL ROAD SHOW heads to Oshkosh, WI, on the SAVE WISCONSIN leg of the tour. The show, will include: songs from over 6 different acts both local and national including: Core Group: Lil Rev(WI), Bucky Halker (IL), Anne Feeney (PA), Jan Hammarlund (Sweden), JP Wright (KY).

Date: 2015-05-09

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