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Bucky Halker presenting at the World Record Symposium

Bucky will be presenting research and performing the songs of Joe Hill at this important event.  

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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, “Ain’t Got a Dollar”, a Road Scholar Event at Watseka Public Library

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 … Continue reading

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

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 … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker Live on Heartland Radio

Join me February 11, 2018, 3-7 p.m. for a fund raiser for a wonderful, local radio broadcast Heartland Radio, in Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood.  This year the event will be at the Heartland Cafe Bar, 7006 N. Glenwood.  Come out … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker Appearing at Santori Library of Aurora

Bucky brings his show “Ain’t Got a Dollar: Illinois Workers and Protest Songs 1865-1965” to the Santori Library, located at 101 South River Street, Aurora, IL. Music and historical commentary and probably a few sing-a-longs. This event is free and … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker appearing at 420 fundraising event!

Bucky Halker is pleased to support the Four20 fundraising event for medical marijuana and will be playing some tunes at the event on April 20, 2017 at the Strawdog Theatre.  Cover is only $2 so please come out and support … Continue reading

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Bucky Halker – Lecture-Concert – Frankfurt, Germany

Dr. Clark “Bucky” Halker will be donning his Ph.D. hat and presenting a lecture-concert for the Goethe University of Frankfurt lecture series “Voices of Dissidence: The History and Transnational Diffusion of American Labor Protest Songs”. Bucky will be focusing on … Continue reading

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Bucky Joins Kevin Kelly Live on WILL-FM, Urbana-Champaign, IL November 18, 2010

Here’s a chance to hear Bucky live with host Kevin Kelly on WILL-FM Radio in Urbana-Champaign on the campus of the University of Illinois. Bucky plays some tunes and talks with Kevin about folksongs in Illinois, Woody Guthrie, and the … Continue reading

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Skokie Theatre: Allan Curtis

Of all the artists I book here at the Skokie Theatre, Bucky Halker is my personal favorite.  His Tribute to Woody Guthrie is something I look forward to every year and Bucky captures Woody’s spirit better than anyone else.  Bucky’s … Continue reading

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