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We’re grateful for the Boone County Arts Council in Belvidere, Illinois, and for the incredible work they do. The 5th Graders at Seth Whitman School are pure class! Kudos to you and your very special teacher, Mrs. Williams!

Gas is cheap

MD will travel to your town in 2016

With gas prices falling below $2.25 per gallon for the first time since 2008, there’s never been a better time to bring Mark Dvorak to your performance series, community event or house concert. 

In 2016, Mark will be all across Illinois and the Midwest. Tours are being planned for Michigan, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Tennesssee and Pennslyvania. Plans are also coming together for New England and possibly Colorado.

Get in touch right away to find out how easy it is to make a Mark Dvorak performance part of your entertainment or event schedule. 

Mark is also interested in collaborating with other artists on a co-bill or some other project. …

Rockford IL


Solar panel benefit concert features folk legend Mark Dvorak and Rockford songwriter Emily Hurd

Staff Report

Chicago troubadour Mark Dvorak will headline a 10 act cast of northern Illinois musicians and performers who will gather for a concert to benefit Just Goods Fair Trade Marketplace in Rockford. The event will take place at Spring Creek United Church of Christ, 4500 Spring Road, on Sunday, November 8 from 3:00 pm - 6:15 pm. The concert is free and open to the public, but donations will be accepted. The Illinois Energy Council will match $2 for every $1 donated.


Just Goods is Rockford’s non-profit fair trade store, started by Rockford Urban Ministries in 2006. …

Downers Grove IL


Riverside musician among performers at venue’s 45th anniversary celebration


DOWNERS GROVE IL - Two Way Street Coffee House in Downers Grove will mark its 45th anniversary with a daylong celebration Nov., 7.

From 2 pm to midnight, the music venue will spotlight a handful of musicians and bands that have made Two Way Street a go-to destination for folk, roots, bluegrass and Americana music.


Beginning with the afternoon session at 2 pm, more than 20 other Chicago-area music organizations and venues will join Two Way Street in many of the events in the 45th anniversary celebration.

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