Category Archives: Politics

Rudolstadt Music Festival 2018 (Rudolstadt, Germany)

Bucky Halker was a performer at the 2018 Rudolstadt Musical Festival in Germany, a legendary and long-running world music festival in Germany.   The regional TV station in Mainz did a segment on the festival, which includes Bucky and other … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker presenting at Illinois Bicentennial Celebration in Vandalia, IL

Bucky will be offering up some of his favorite road songs celebrating travel throughout the great State of Illinois.  Come out to Vandalia and celebrate the bicentennial.  Location TBD.  This is a FREE event sponsored by Illinois Humanities.

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Dark As A Dungeon: Songs and Stories of American Coal Mining

On March 17, 2018, Bucky Halker appeared on Dave Hoekstra’s “Nocturnal Jouranl” on WGN Radio for a program on the stories and songs of coal mining history.   Illinois coal miners were interviewed on the show and Bucky added a … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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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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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Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ Rev

Title: Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ Rev Location: Beulah Briton House, Bay View Historical Society 2590 S. Superior Street Milwaukee, WI 53207-1954 Link out: Click here Description: Today marks the release of a labor of … Continue reading

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Joe Hill’s Funeral Reenactment

Title: Joe Hill’s Funeral ReenactmentLocation: The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave, Chicago, IL Link out: Click hereDescription: Bucky will be playing Joe Hill tunes as part of the reenactment of the funeral of Joe Hill which occurred 100 years ago … Continue reading

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Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ Rev

Title: Anywhere But Utah – The Songs of Joe Hill with Lil’ RevLocation: Bayview Historical Society Beulah Briton House, 2590 S Superior St., Bayview, WILink out: Click hereDescription: On the anniversary of Joe Hill’s execution (11-19-1915), Bucky is excited to … Continue reading

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