Category Archives: Events

Concerts, Tours, Appearances etc.

“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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An Evening with Bucky Halker and Al Rose

Come on out and hear Bucky and Al Rose at the Filament Theatre in Chicago.  One night only before Bucky flies away across the big pond to play professor for 6 months.  Bucky will be joined by Don Stiernberg on … Continue reading

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Rebel Voices – Songs of Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen

Title: Rebel Voices – Songs of Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Bruce SpringsteenLocation: John A. Logan College, Carbondale, ILDescription: Bucky will be presenting a road scholars program on the Songs of Joe Hill, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and … Continue reading

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