Category Archives: Music

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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Folk Festival “Faves of 2015”

Folk Festival “Faves of 2015” Lilli Kuzma WDCB Radio Bucky Halker’s latest release Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill was included on the year end “Faves of 2015” on Lilli Kuzma’s ever-popular Folk Festival show on WDCB radio. Bucky … Continue reading

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In These Times: An Interview with Bucky Halker on Joe Hill

November 19, 2015 Remembering the Life and Music of Labor Agitator Joe Hill, Who Was Executed 100 Years Ago Today Dave Cochran interviews musician Bucky Halker on the music of labor songwriter and martyr Joe Hill and his new CD … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker Interview with Dave Cochran for Salt Lake City Weekly

September 2, 1015 Bucky Halker resurrects Joe Hill’s songs and ideas, a century after Hill’s execution By David Cochran Read the interview at: Salt Lake City Weekly

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Review: Bucky Halker, Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill

Joe Hill’s Living Legacy (review) Bucky Halker, Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill. Revolting Records, (2015) Alexis Buss and Philip Foner, eds., The Letters of Joe Hill. Haymarket Books, (2015) John McCutcheon, Joe Hill’s Last Will. Appalsongs, (2015) November marked … Continue reading

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Anywhere But Utah: Songs of Joe Hill CD Review (Germany)

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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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Solidarity Forever concert

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