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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REVIEW: Love for Music Brings Together “Kids” of All Ages

Here’s a new review of Bucky’s latest project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy, by Laura Bandila Goldberger.

Check out what Ms. Bandila Goldberger has to say Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy

To purchase a copy of the book/CD, visit the donate button on the facepage for Company of Folk. The cost is $20. Be sure to mention the Hoagy project and to include your name and address. Here’s the link for Company of Folk/Hoagy Project

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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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Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy: Book/CD Project Wins Award

Great News! The book/CD project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy, spearheaded by Bucky Halker just won an important award.

The project was the top choice for “Graphic Excellence” in all the juvenile book categories of the Great Lakes Graphics Assocation.

Donate $20 to the non-profit, Company of Folk, and you can receive a copy of the book/CD. Go to Company of Folk’s homepage and look for the “donate” button. Be sure to tell us you want the book/CD and include your address. Visit Company of Folk: www.companyoffolk.org

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Chicago Tribune Review: Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy (2020)

February 14, 2020

Well known Chicago journalist and media personality Rick Kogan reviews Bucky’s latest children’s book and music project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy (2020) in the Chicago Tribune.

Check it out here: Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy (2020)

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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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Live from the Heartland: Bucky Halker on WLUW Radio

Bucky Halker appears on “Live from the Heartland” on WLUW Radio on February 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Bucky joins hosts Michael James, Katie Hogan, and Thom Clark to talk about his 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 at the Hideout.   

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