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Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour


The Wild Rose Moon Radio Hour is recorded live at the Wild Rose Moon, Plymouth, Indiana. Host George Schricker welcomes special guest Chicago’s Old Town School …

Rockford Earth Day benefit concert


Rockford musicians celebrate Earth Day, Pete Seeger with benefit concert April 22

ROCKFORD IL - On the first Earth Day in 1970 celebrations took place in two …

Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve Newsletter

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HIWP Annual Potluck Dinner & Folk Music Concert

HOMEWOOD IL - For many years we have enjoyed our annual potluck dinner on the 4th Thursday of February. This …

Just Something My Grandma Used to Sing


BRIDGEVIEW IL - The Bridgeview Public Library welcomes Chicago’s “official troubadour” Mark Dvorak to its performance series on Thursday, February 22 at 6:…

A trad classic


Streets of Old Chicago hits 7th printing

When Mark Dvorak released The Streets of Old Chicago in 1998, he had performed at venues throughout the Midwest and …

Showcasing FARM


Folk Alliance Region Midwest is the regional chapter of Folk Alliance International. Each year FARM sponsors a conference and gathering to help promote contemporary, …

OTS Afternoon @ Wrigley Field August 8

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The Old Town School of Folk Music and the Chicago Cubs will present a Pop Up Guitar Class at The Park at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, August 8 from 4:00 pm …

Music and Pot Lucks launches acoustic event August 7


The Old Town School of Folk Music returns to the Oak Park area on Saturday, September 30 for classes and a house concert in support of the Songs for Peace …

Meet Up & Eat Up July 10 - August 18 in Oak Park IL

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Folk artist Dvorak brings music to Oak Park summer lunch program

OAK PARK IL - The Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry will distribute meals for children and …

Amelia K. Spicer, MD headline Flint Folk Festival


17th Flint Folk Music Festival July 22

FLINT, MI - The Flint Folk Music Society presents a day of music and activities featuring outstanding artists from Michigan …

MD performs @ Forsee Vineyards in Coffeen IL


Forsee Vineyards is nestled in the rolling hills of rural Montgomery County, near Coffeen, a small town just north of Greenville, Illinois. The vineyard was …

Music in the Garden


Music in the Garden features Chicago folk artist on July 27

ST. JOSEPH MI - The Maud Preston Palenske Memorial Library, 500 Market Street welcomss Chicago’s “…

Old Town School teaching artists lead sing along


Old Town School of Folk Music teaching artists to lead community sing along in Forest Park on April 30

RIVER FOREST IL - Chicago’s “official troubadour” Mark …

This Land Is Your Land


This Land Is Your Land comes to Schubas April 23

CHICAGO IL - Schubas Tavern, 3159 N. Southport welcomes Old Town School of Folk Music artists Campeau and Craig, …

Community Sing Along Concert


Sing Along Concert in Forest Park to benefit Community Foundation, Food Pantry and Housing Forward

RIVER FOREST IL - The first annual Oak Park River Forest …

Illinois Library Association


Mark Dvorak to showcase for the ILA Reaching Forward Conference in Rosemont May 5

ROSEMONT IL - The Illinois Library Association’s 28th annual Reaching Forward …

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