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August 2019

Folksongs of Illinois at Jefferson County Historical Society

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Jefferson County Historical Society, 1411 N 27th Street
Mount Vernon, IL 62864
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Bucky will be presenting his Folksongs of Illinois program at th Jefferson County Historical Society, Mt. Vernon, IL, August 17, 2019 at 2:00 pm.  Just in time to celebrate Illinois' Bicentennial, come out and hear folksongs popularized or written in Illinois and find out how they came here.  This event is free and is part of Illinois Humanities' Road Scholar Program.

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September 2019

Songs of American Labor: A Labor Day Concert in Pullman

September 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Pullman National Monument, 614 E. 113th Street
Chicago, IL 60628 United States
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September 2, 2019, 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Pullman Historic Site Chicago, IL Bucky Halker and Don Stiernberg join the celebration of Labor Day in historic Pullman. Bucky and Don will perform songs that emerged from the struggles of workers for a more just and equitable society and workplace.    The duo will offer rendictions of historic songs by Woody Guthrie, Florence Reece, Joe Hill, Bruce Springsteen and more, as well as a handful of Bucky originals.    Stop by Pullman,…

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Folksongs of Illinois coming to Apple Valley, Elizabeth, IL

September 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Apple River Fort State Historic Site, 311 E Myrtle Street
Elizabeth, IL 61028
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Bucky will be brandishing his versions of folksongs sung and made popular in lllinois at the Apple River Fort State Historic Site, Elizabeth, IL, on Friday, September 6, 2019, at 6:00 pm.  Come join us for music, commentary and laughter.  This event is free and sponsored through Illinois Humanities' Road Scholars program.  Folksongs of Illinois CDs will be available for purchase at the event.   

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November 2019

Long Walk Home: Reflections on Bruce Springsteen at 70

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT

November 1, 2019 at 6 pm Join Chicago author June Sawyers for the release of her new book on Bruce Springsteen, Long Walk Home: Reflections on Bruce Springsteen at 70.  She will be joined by Bucky Halker who will perform some of his favorite Springsteen songs.    June's latest book will be released on the occasion of Bruce Springsteen’s seventieth birthday, Long Walk Home: Reflections on Bruce Springsteen offers the first exploration of the legacy of a musical and cultural…

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