Folksongs of Illinois coming to Apple Valley, Elizabeth, IL

Bucky will be brandishing his versions of folksongs sung and made popular in lllinois at the Apple River Fort State Historic Site, Elizabeth, IL, on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 6:00 pm.  Come join us for music, commentary and laughter.  This event is free and sponsored through Illinois Humanities’ Road Scholars program.  Folksongs of Illinois CDs will be available for purchase at the event.   Folk Songs Of Illinois #1

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Folksongs of Illinois at Jefferson County Historical Society

Bucky will be presenting his Folksongs of Illinois program at th Jefferson County Historical Society, Mt. Vernon, IL, August 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm.  Just in time to celebrate Illinois’ Bicentennial, come out and hear folksongs popularized or written in Illinois and find out how they came here.  This event is free and is part of Illinois Humanities’ Road Scholar Program.

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Road Scholar Program, Lisle, IL

Join Bucky Halker at the Lisle Heritage Society, June 27, 2019, 7:00 pm, where he will present Goin’ Down the Road: Folk Songs of Illinois, 1818-1960.  Just in time to celebrate Illinois’ Bicentennial, you will hear folk songs from all over the State.  Songs that were written by Illinois residents or brought here and popularized in Illinois.  This event is free and offered as part of the Illinois Humanities’ Road Scholar program.  Folksongs of Illinois CDs will be available for purchase.

 

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Folksongs of Illinois coming to DeKalb County History Center

Bucky will be bringing his brand of Illinois folksongs to DeKalb County History Center in his program entitled “Goin’ Down The Road: Folksongs Of Illinois, 1818-1960, on June 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm.  Come join us for some great music and stories about folk music in Illinois and how it came to be here.  This is a free program offered at part of the Illinois Humanities’ Road Scholar Program.  Folksongs of Illinois CD series will be available for purchase at the concert.

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Road Scholar Concert-Mt. Vernon, IL: Protest Songs of Illinois Workers

Bucky will be performing his show “I Need to Make A Dollar: Protest Songs of Illinois Workers, 1865-1970”, May 9, 2019, 6:30 pm at the C.E. Brehm Memorial Library.  Come join us for this FREE event, listen and learn about Illinois’ past.  This event is underwritten through Illinois Humanities’ Road Scholar Program.  CDs will be available for purchase.

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Remembering Haymarket: A Celebration

Remember the Haymarket Martyrs!  

Join the Forest Park Historical Society for an afternnoon of music, art, and remembrance as we celebrate May Day and the role of Forest Park in preserving the legacy of Haymarket.    From 1-5 pm on April 28 at the Howard Mohr Community Center.   Food, beer, artwork, non-profit tables, bookstores, vendors, and more.  

Bucky Halker performs American labor protest music from 4- 5 pm.  

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The Day Will Come: Honoring Our Working Class Heroes

Join Bucky Halker, Purdue University Northwest, and the Illinois Labor History Society for a special program on the history of labor in American and a selection of labor protest songs from Illinois and US working class history.   

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Bucky Halker in Elgin, IL

Bucky will be playing at the Elgin Museum event at the Grand Victoria Casino.  He will be presenting his brand of Folksongs of Illinois for the Elgin Museum fundraising event. Come out for a good cause and to say hello.

Folksongs of Illinois, #4

Folksongs of Illinois, #4

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Folksongs of Illinois-Booth Shot Lincoln comes to Bloomington, IL

Bucky will be presenting his folksongs of Illinois program at Luther Oaks
, Bloomington, IL.  Come out and hear folksongs about Illinois and commentary on how they came to this great state.

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Bucky Halker goes to Madison, WI

Details to come, but Bucky will be participating in a very special event, Folklore and the Wisconsin Idea, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  

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