Nile Senior Center

Niles Senior Center features Chicago folk artist on April 30

NILES IL - The NIles Senior Center, 999 Civic Center Drive, welcomss Chicago’s “official troubadour” Mark Dvorak for a luncheon concert, “Night Club in the Afternoon" on Monday, April 30. Lunch begins at 12:00 pm and includes a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, salad and dessert. The music begins at 1:00 pm. 


 Dvorak who accompanies himself on guitar, 5-string banjo and 12-string guitar, has performed in thirty-eight states and in parts of Europe and Canada. He has released seventeen albums and has won awards for journalism and children’s music. In 2008 he received the Woodstock Folk Festival Lifetime Achievement Award and received the Lantern Bearer Award from Folk Alliance International in 2013.

“We’re happy to welcome Mark back to our series,” said program coordinator Jaymi Blickhahn. “He is an amazing musician and a favorite with our audience."

“He’s the real deal,” said Bau Graves, Executive Director of the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago, where Dvorak has been on faculty for almost thirty years. “Mark has made music is life and his livelihood. His performances are elegant, rich and powerful. He is one of the Old Town School’s Distinguished Teaching Artists.”

The program is open to the public. Admission is $10 for members, $15 for non-members.

For more information contact the Niles Senior Center at 847 588 8420 or visit online at

For more information on Mark Dvorak, visit his home page at

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