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December 2019

Bucky Halker at Union Hall of Honor

12/06/2019 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST

Attend the Illinois Labor History Society's annual Union Hall of Honor and celebrate the organization's 50th anniversary.   The event will be held at Teamsters 705 union hall in Chicago on the city's famed "union row."   Music and cocktails start at 5 pm and the banquet and ceremonies for inducting new Union Hall of Honor honorees begins at 6 pm.   Join Bucky and the ILHS in an event that pay honors to Chicago important labor history and the…

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Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy: New Book/CD from Bucky Halker

12/10/2019

Legendary songwriter Hoagy Carmichael penned a series of children’s songs back in the 1950s, though most were never recorded.   The best are here -- in a book of lyrics, original illustrations and a CD -- with Chicago kids singing all the vocals and doing many instrumental parts, with support from a host of legendary musicians from the city's jazz, folk, rock, country, and world music scenes.     The CD won't be officially released until March 202, but you can…

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February 2020

Bucky Halker & The Hoagy Project: WNUR Radio

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST

Bucky joins host Kathy Kelly on WNUR Radio (Northwestern University) to talk about his new book/CD project:  Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy.      February 16, 2020 at 11:00 a.m.   Listen live at https://wnur.org    

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Bucky Halker With Rick Kogan: WGN Radio

February 23 @ 10:30 pm - 11:00 pm CST

Chicago radio host and writer Rick Kogan talks to Bucky about his Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy on WGN Radio, Sunday February 23 from 10:30-11:00. Join Bucky and Rick for a lively conversation and learn more about Bucky's latest illustrated book and CD project featuring the kid songs of Hoagy Carmichael. Tune in to WGN Radio at 790 AM on your dial! In fact, tune in early and catch all of Rick Kogan's show. He's always interesting and informative,…

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Goin’ Down The Road: Folksongs of Illinois

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Free

Bucky returns to the LaSalle Public Library in LaSalle, Illinois to perform a special concert "Folksongs of Illinois."        The concert is funded through Illinois Humanities as part of its Road Scholar program.      Admission is free!  

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Live from the Heartland: Bucky Halker on WLUW Radio

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am CST
WLUW Radio
free

Bucky Halker appears on "Live from the Heartland" on WLUW Radio on February 29, 2020 at 9:00 a.m.   Bucky joins hosts Michael James, Katie Hogan, and Thom Clark to talk about his new book/CD project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy.  Tune in WLUW at 88.7 FM or stream live at https://wluw.org   Don't forget, the book/CD release event takes place on March 1 at 3 pm at Chicago's legendary Hideout.  Listen to Bucky on WLUW and join the party…

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Bucky Halker & Tom Jackson: WLUW Radio 88.7 Live

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
free

Bucky Halker appears on Tom Jackson's show on WLUW Radio on February 29, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Bucky joins host Tom Jackson to talk about Bucky's new book/CD project, Chicago Kids Play and Sing Hoagy. Tune in WLUW at 88.7 FM or stream live at https://wluw.org Don't forget, the book/CD release event takes place on March 1 at 3 pm at Chicago's legendary Hideout. Listen to Bucky on WLUW and join the party on March 1!

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March 2020

CHICAGO KIDS PLAY & SING HOAGY

March 1 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm CST
The Hideout, 1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, United States
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Chicago Kids Play & Sing Hoagy: CD/Book Release March 1, 2020!   At last, the long awaited book/CD project is out!  It features Chicago kids ages 4-70 playing and singing Hoagy Carmichael kid songs, plus a host of great Chicago adult musicians as well.     We'll celebrate on March 1, 3-5 pm at the Hideout in Chicago.  Be there!  Join the party!   Buy a copy of the book/CD at CDBaby: https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/buckyhalker5  

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Bucky Halker In Concert: Amsterdam @ Fort Van Sjakoo Bookstore

March 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CEST

Bucky rolls into the Netherlands and the beautiful city of Amsterdam for a concert on March 29, 2020. Bucky appears at the famous bookstore, Fort Van Sjakoo, on 29 March at 8 pm (1800 hours). The store has been a center of the progressive movement for social change since its founding in 1977 - - "From pirates to punk rock, from RARA to Dada, we try to bring you information on and inspiration for resistance to repression in its many…

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April 2020

Protest Songs in the USA: Ratzeburg, Germany

April 23 @ 8:00 am - April 26 @ 10:00 pm CDT
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Bucky jumps on the train to Ratzeburg, Germany for a series of school programs and a concert of American protest music with the local choir.   The choir concert will take place in the evening on April 26 in Ratzeburg, Germany.  

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