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June 2018

Bucky Halker in Munich, Germany

June 29 @ 12:00 am CDT

Bucky Halker will be performing for a private event in Munich, Germany.

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July 2018

The Ghost of Woody Guthrie: Bucky Halker & Andy Dee

Bucky Halker is coming to Rudolstadt, Germany

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

Bucky is excited to be presenting and performing 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…

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August 2018

Folksongs of Illinois-Booth Shot Lincoln, Lombard, IL

August 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Lombard Historical Society, 23 West Maple Street
Lombard, IL United States
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Folksongs of Illinois, #3

Bucky will be presenting his folksongs of Illinois program at Lombard Historical Society.  Come out and hear folksongs about Illinois and commentary on how they came to this great state.

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Folksongs of Illinois with Bucky Halker at Des Plaines History Center

August 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Des Plaines History Center, 781 Pearson Street
Des Plaines, IL 60016 United States
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Folksongs of Illinois, #1

Come join us in Des Plaines at the Des Plaines History Center for a special concert of Folksongs from Illinois.  Bucky will be playing folksongs from all over the state and offering background commentary on the origins of these songs in Illinois.   Folksongs of Illinois, #1

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Illinois Bicentennial Celebration in Vandalia, IL

August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
Vandalia IL United States
Free

Bucky will be offering some of his favorite road songs about traversing the great State of Illinois in recognition of its Bicentennial Celebration in Vandalia.  Check back for location details.  This is a FREE event sponsored by the Illinois Humanities.  

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September 2018

Bucky Halker Live From the Heartland on WLUW, Chicago

September 1 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am CDT
WLUW, 51 East Pearson
Chicago, IL United States
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Tune in to WLUW Radio-Live from the Heartland, 88.7 on your FM dial, for a very special Labor Day program featuring labor music by Bucky Halker.  Bucky will be hanging with Michael James and Co., talking about labor protest music and its relevance today. Oh, and he will play a few tunes live as well.  So wake up and listen.  The public is also invited to attend this event live in studio.  Admission is free. Anywhere But Utah - The…

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Labor Day with Bucky Halker at Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site

September 3 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT
Pullman National Monument, 614 E. 113th Street
Chicago, IL 60628 United States
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Labor Day is upon us and that means Bucky Halker is hard at work singin' and playin' the songs of the workin' man.  He is joined by his sidekick and mandolin extraordinaire, Don Stiernberg at the Pullman National Monument in Chicago, IL, on Chicago's southside.  There is an afternoon of festivities planned to celebrate labor day and Illinois' Bicentennial. Please join us at Pullman for an afternoon of song and activities. It all kicks off around 2:00 PM (CST).  This…

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Bucky Halker brings Labor Music to Barrington, IL

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
Barrington History Museum, 212 West Main Street
Barrington, IL 60010 United States
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Don’t Want Your Millions

Bucky will be serving up his renditions of Illinois Labor Songs at the Barrington History Museum.  Come out and hear the history of labor music and how it defined the labor movement in Illinois.  Bucky holds a Ph.D. in American History with an emphasis in American labor history. Welcome To Labor Land

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Bucky Halker goes to Madison, WI

September 20 @ 8:00 am - September 24 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Details to come, but Bucky will be participating in a very special event, Folklore and the Wisconsin Idea, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  

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October 2018

Folksongs of Illinois-Booth Shot Lincoln comes to Bloomington, IL

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm CDT
Luther Oaks, 601 Lutz Road
Bloomington, IL 61704 United States
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Folksongs of Illinois, #3

Bucky will be presenting his folksongs of Illinois program at Luther Oaks , Bloomington, IL.  Come out and hear folksongs about Illinois and commentary on how they came to this great state.

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