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.
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 on the actual centenary date of Joe Hill’s untimely execution by the Utah authorities.
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A musical celebration of martyred labor songwriter Joe Hill (1879-1915) who was executed in Salt Lake City on November 19, 1915.
Join Bucky, the B.S. Brass Band, and John Abbey for a night of Joe Hill songs. The event is BYOB and CDs will be available for purchase.
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.
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.
As last minute add-on, Bucky will be showcasing his new CD “Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill” at the festival. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the untimely execution of Joe Hill in Salt Lake City, UT, on November 19, 1915. You will find him in the Urbana Landmark Hotel Library at 6:00 to 7:15. Come out and hear some new tunes and possibly some older ones as well.
Title: Rebel Voices – Songs of Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen
Location: John A. Logan College, Carbondale, IL
Description: Bucky will be presenting a road scholars program on the Songs of Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen at John A. Logan College in Carbondale. This is a sneak peek at Bucky’s new recording “Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill” which will be officially released in two weeks in Chicago. CDs will be available for purchase. The event is free and open to the public. Bucky will be demonstrating the musical and lyrical influence of Joe Hill on the likes of Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Songs with commentary. This event is underwritten by a generous grant from the Illinois Humanities Council.
Start Time: 11:00
End Time: 12:00
Title: Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill – CD Release
Location: Filament Theatre, 4041 N.Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL
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Description: Bucky is excited to release his new album “Anywhere But Utah – Songs of Joe Hill” at the Filament Theatre. Bucky will be joined by John Abbey and the BS Brass Band. Festivities kick off at 7:30, the event is BYOB/snacks and there will be CDs available for purchase at the event. Come out support local artists and listen to some great tunes. There are a few gems that have never before been recorded. Admission is $15.
Start Time: 19:30
End Time: 21:00
Title: Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ Rev
Location: Beulah Briton House, Bay View Historical Society
2590 S. Superior Street
Milwaukee, WI 53207-1954
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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 on the CD: 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. So come on out to Bay View in Milwaukee for this very special event.