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 will be playing a few Joe Hill and Wobbly tunes.  Bucky contributed an article to the book about Joe Hill and his influence around the world.  It’s a great read.  Event time is TBA, check back for details.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.

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Going Down to Springfield with Bucky Halker

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.  

Music at the Museum is a monthly concert series produced by Chris Vallillo featuring the best in contemporary and traditional folk and acoustic music of all styles. Concerts are held the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Museum auditorium. Tickets are available at the door.

The details are here:  http://www.illinoisstatemuseum.org/content/music-museum-bucky-halker

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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 will be playing a few Joe Hill and Wobbly tunes.  Bucky contributed an article to the book about Joe Hill and his influence around the world.  It’s a great read.

Books will be available for purchase and signing.  

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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.  

Music at the Museum is a monthly concert series produced by Chris Vallillo featuring the best in contemporary and traditional folk and acoustic music of all styles. Concerts are held the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Museum auditorium. Tickets are available at the door.

The details are here:  

http://www.illinoisstatemuseum.org/content/music-museum-bucky-halker

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Voice of Labor Protest

Bucky will be appearing at the Des Plaines Historical Center playing labor protest songs from Joe Hill to Woody Guthrie to Bob Dylan to Bruce Springsteen and maybe a few original tunes.   Still in the planning stages, so please check back for more detail.

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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 pm. 

The Grafton is located at 4530 N. Lincoln in Chicago.  

Stop by!  

 

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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 info and tickets visit:

http://www.desplaineshistory.org/programs/calendar/2017/7/28/50th-anniversary-picnic

 

 

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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 the rich heritage of protest music among the workers of Illinois.   

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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.

Now we’ll celebrate with a very special concert at the park at Wrigley Field on August 13, 10:30 a.m.  

Join Ella Jenkins and a host of musicians as they share her wonderful music.  You can hear Bucky Halker, Barb Silverman, Erin Flynn and the Old Town children’s choir, Lanialoha Lee Sumberg, Jason McInnes, Chris Walz, Mr. Nathaniel, and many more.  Stop by and sing along!

Special thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts and the Illinois Arts Council Agency for their generous support for this event.   

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