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Bucky Halker is coming to Rudolstadt, Germany

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 … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker returns to Oldenburg, Germany

Bucky will be returning to Oldenburg, Germany, while on a short tour of Germany.  Location and time of event to be determined.  Check back for details.

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Bucky Halker, Mollner Festival, Germany

Bucky will be traveling across the pond to present a week of lectures and concerts in Mölln, Germany.  Check back here for details.

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Bucky Halker, Folksongs of Illinois at Bishop Hill

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 … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker presenting at the World Record Symposium

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

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 … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker: Illinois Times, September 15, 2017

“Bucky is an amazing guy with a list 16 miles long of all the cool and important work he’s done in digging into folk music, especially in the field of Woody Guthrie and also in songs relating to labor and … Continue reading

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Going Down to Springfield with Bucky Halker: Music at the Museum series

Bucky will be playing as part of the October Music at the Museum series October 12, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  You will hear a little Woody Guthrie, Joe Hill, Illinois Labor tunes and a few of his own tunes.   … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker – Appearing at book launch party for Maud Macrory Powell’s “City of Grit and Gold”

Bucky is pleased to support and be appearing at the book launch event for the children’s novel City of Grit and Gold, a fictional account of a young immigrant girl’s perspective on the Haymarket event of 1886 in Chicago.  The event … Continue reading

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Ain’t Got a Dollar: Illinois Workers and Protest Songs, 1865 to 1965 comes to Macomb

Long before Bruce Springsteen took on the working class struggle, Illinois workers championed their movement in song.  The eight-hour day, higher wages, safer working conditions and union contracts all became subjects for worker bards.  Join Bucky Halker May 5 2017, at … Continue reading

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