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March 2018

The Bucky Halker Trio, featuring: Don Stiernberg and John Abbey

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST
Arlington Heights Historical Museum, 110 W. Freemont St.
Arlington Heights, Illinois United States
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Bucky and the boys (Don and John) will be playing for the craft food benefit at Arlington Heights Historical Museum.  Join us for a good cause, some great local artisanal delights and of course, some wonderful local musicianship. FEATURING CRAFT BEERS, WINES & DELICIOUS WINTER FOODS IN THE HEART OF THE HISTORIC DISTRICT! Step back in time where F.W. ‘Pop’ Muller otherwise known as the man behind the mustache, originated the Arlington Club Beverage soda brand in 1872. Mix and…

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Folksongs of Illinois, #1

Bucky Halker, a Road Scholar Event at Watseka Public Library

March 22 @ 12:00 am CDT
Watseka Public Library, 201 South Fourth Street
Watseka, IL 60970 United States
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Bucky will be presenting his Folksongs of Illinois Show at the Watseka Public Library, Watseka, IL.  Come hear some great folksongs from Illinois and commentary about how the songs came to be.  This FREE event is underwritten by a grant from Illinois Humanities through its Road Scholars Program.  Check back to this listing for event time.

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April 2018
Folksongs of Illinois, #2

Bucky Halker, a Road Scholar performance, at Montgomery Village Hall

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT
Montgomery Village Hall, 200 N. River Street
Montgomery, IL 60538 United States
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Bucky Halker will be presenting the Folksongs of Illinois program at Montgomery Village Hall as part of its monthly senior's program.  You will hear folksongs from all over the Midwest, some still popular today and some forgotten gems.  This FREE program is underwritten by a grant from Illinois Humanities. Folksongs of Illinois, #2

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Don’t Want Your Millions

Bucky Halker presenting at the World Record Symposium

April 12 - April 14
TBA, Madison, WI United States + Google Map

Bucky will be performing and speaking at this important event.  Check back here for details and updates as they become available.

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The Ghost of Woody Guthrie: Bucky Halker & Andy Dee

Bucky Halker Presents Rebel Voices

April 28 @ 12:00 am CDT
Arlington Heights Historical Museum, 110 W. Freemont St.
Arlington Heights, Illinois United States
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Bucky will be presenting a solo performance of American Protest Songs.  Rebel Voices includes music from IWW Icon Joe Hill, Depression Era spokesman Woody Guthrie and how their influence brought forth the likes of Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen.  In 2015, Bucky released a commemorative CD collection of the Songs of Joe Hill, including some songs never before recorded.  Bucky also participated in a year long run of tribute concerts about Joe Hill across the United States and Canada.  Bucky…

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May 2018
Folksongs of Illinois, #3

Bucky Halker, Folksongs of Illinois at Bishop Hill

May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm CDT
Bishop Hill, IL, + Google Map

Bucky will be serving up folksongs from Illinois in this Road Scholars Program at one of his favorite venues, Bishop Hill.  Come out and walk the historic square of this hidden gem and listen to some great folksongs and discover how they made their way to the Midwest. This FREE program is presented through grant funding from Illinois Humanities. Folksongs of Illinois, #4

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Folksongs of Illinois, #3

Bucky Halker, Folksongs of Illinois, Road Scholar event in Wyanet

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Raymond A. Sapp Public Library, 103 E Main St.
Wyanet, IL 61379 United States
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Bucky will be serving up folksongs from Illinois in this Road Scholars Program at the Raymond A Sapp Public Library in Wyanet.  Come out and listen to some great folksongs collected by Carl Sandburg and others then discover how they made their way to the Midwest. This FREE program is presented through grant funding from Illinois Humanities.

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June 2018

Bucky Halker, Mollner Festival, Germany

June 7 @ 8:00 am - June 12 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Bucky will be traveling across the pond to present a week of lectures and concerts in Mölln, Germany.  Check back here for details. Don’t Want Your Millions

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Bucky Halker returns to Oldenburg, Germany

June 25 @ 12:00 am CDT

Bucky will be returning to Oldenburg, Germany, while on a short tour of Germany.  Location Anywhere But Utah - The Songs of Joe Hill and time of event to be determined.  Check back for details.

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July 2018

Bucky Halker is coming to Rudolstadt, Germany

July 4 @ 8:00 am - July 8 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Bucky is excited to be presenting at Rudolstadt music festival for the first time.  He will be participating in a conference on American Protest Music and its effects around the world.  Bucky holds a PhD. in American History with an emphasis on labor protest.  He has written a book "For Democracy, Workers and God" as well as numerous articles on the subject.  Most recently, Bucky contributed to the new anthology "Wobblies of the World" released by Pluto Press in late…

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