I Need To Make A Dollar: Protest Songs of Illinois Workers, 1865-1950

Catch Bucky in concert in wonderful Bishop Hill, Illinois.  Bucky will be performing historic labor protest songs from Illinois.  

 

The concert is hosted by the Bishop Hill Heritage Association and is free of charge. 

 

Funding is made possible through the Road Scholar program of Illinois Humanities. 

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Join Bucky for a concert of “Folksongs of Illinois” at the Odell Public Library in beautiful Morrison, Illinois.

 

The event is free!  Stop by and catch some music! 

 

Funding provided by the Road Scholar program of Illinois Humanities. 

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Folksongs of Illinois

Stop in Golden, IL and hear Bucky perform “Folksongs of Illinois” at Golden Friends of the Library located at 405 Albers St. in Golden, IL.

 

Admission is Free!

 

Funding provided through the Road Scholar program of Illinois Humanities. 

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Goin’ Down the Road: Folksongs of Illinois

Catch Bucky doing a concert of “Folksongs of Illinois” at Nature At The Confluence in South Beloit, Illinois.  

 

Funding is provided through the Road Scholar program of Illinois Humanities.  

Admission is Free!

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Folksongs of Illinois

Bucky rolls into Homer Glen, IL for a concert of “Folksongs of Illinois” at Marian Village.  

 

The concert is funded through the Road Scholar Program of Illinois Humanities. 

 

Admission is Free.

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Protest Songs in the USA: Ratzeburg, Germany

Bucky jumps on the train to Ratzeburg, Germany for a series of school programs and a concert of American protest music with the local choir.   The choir concert will take place in the evening on April 26 in Ratzeburg, Germany.  

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Bucky Halker In Concert: Amsterdam @ Fort Van Sjakoo Bookstore

Bucky rolls into the Netherlands and the beautiful city of Amsterdam for a concert on March 29, 2020.

Bucky appears at the famous bookstore, Fort Van Sjakoo, on 29 March at 8 pm (1800 hours). The store has been a center of the progressive movement for social change since its founding in 1977 – – “From pirates to punk rock, from RARA to Dada, we try to bring you information on and inspiration for resistance to repression in its many forms.”

Bucky will perform a range of American protest songs, including labor, Woody Guthrie, Florence Reece, Joe Hill, his originals, and more. Stop by and check out a great bookstore, support the cause, and catch some tunes.

See you in Amsterdam!

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Bucky Halker Germany Tour 2020

Bucky Halker – – Germany 2020

Bucky Halker will be teaching and serving as artist-in-residence at Carl von Ossietzky University in Oldenburg, Germany in the spring of 2020.    

 

He’ll be doing concerts on American folk and protest music and teaching a course on the history of protest music in America.  Bucky will be spending time between Oldenburg and Osnabrück,  as the course will be divided between campuses in both cities.  

More details later!  

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CHICAGO KIDS PLAY & SING HOAGY

Chicago Kids Play & Sing Hoagy: CD/Book Release March 1, 2020!

 

At last, the long awaited book/CD project is out!  It features Chicago kids ages 4-70 playing and singing Hoagy Carmichael kid songs, plus a host of great Chicago adult musicians as well.  

 

We’ll celebrate on March 1, 3-5 pm at the Hideout in Chicago.  Be there!  Join the party!

 

Buy a copy of the book/CD at CDBaby: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/buckyhalker5

 

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Bucky Halker & Tom Jackson: WLUW Radio 88.7 Live

Bucky Halker appears on Tom Jackson’s show on WLUW Radio on February 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.

Bucky joins host Tom Jackson to talk about Bucky’s new book/CD project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy.

Tune in WLUW at 88.7 FM or stream live at https://wluw.org Don’t forget, the book/CD release event takes place on March 1 at 3 pm at Chicago’s legendary Hideout. Listen to Bucky on WLUW and join the party on March 1!

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