Category Archives: Events

Concerts, Tours, Appearances etc.

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. … Continue reading

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Ella Jenkins Birthday Tribute: Navy Pier

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. … Continue reading

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McHenry County Historical Society Protest Songs With Bucky Halker

Public protests about perceived loss of freedoms and equal rights is nothing new. In the century that came after the Civil War, Illinois businesses made great gains, and the state emerged as a central player in the nation’s economy. However, … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker and Don Stiernberg: Two Way Street Coffeehouse, Downers Grove, IL

Bucky Halker and Don Stiernberg at Two Way Street Bucky and Don roll into Downers Grove, Illinois on December 16, 2016 for a couple of sets of music. Showtime is 8:15. In years past, Don and Bucky toured and performed … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker Live at the Unikellor, Osnabrück, Germany

Bucky Halker will be appearing at the Unlikeller, Osnabrück, Germany. Come out for some American Protest Music and a few original tunes penned by Bucky. June 13, 2016

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Bucky Halker in Frankfurt, Germany

Dr. Clark “Bucky” Halker will be donning his Ph.D. hat and presenting a lecture-concert for the Goethe University of Frankfurt lecture series “Voices of Dissidence: The History and Transnational Diffusion of American Labor Protest Songs”. Bucky will be focusing on … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker In Concert – Osnabrück, Germany

Bucky will be playing some labor favorites for the closing event of the 63rd Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies hosted by the Universität Osnabrück, in Osnabrück, Germany. He will be joined by the University’s Popchor for … Continue reading

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