Showcasing FARM

Singing folk songs has been a way of life and a livelihood for going on thirty years now. And over the years, I’ve come to realize just how necessary the arts are to our daily lives.

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The folk arts are flexible and accessible. The folk arts invite participation and improvisation. Our folk music is a bearer of history and custom, and has grown by being needed and used. It has adapted itself to new circumstances, and is not ‘finished’ or ‘cyrstallized.’ And, it is a kind of music which everyone can help make.

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I hope we can be in touch in the coming year. I’d love to present a concert for your club or organization. I’d love to lead members of your community in a sing along and folk jam, just like we do at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago. I’d love to present a workshop or class and share something of what I have learned and found valuable. I’d love to collaborate with other artists on new and exciting projects. I’d love to appear on your radio show or podcast.

I am right now working on several new recording projects and would be pleased to share a free sample. Just drop me an email anytime and write MD SAMPLER in the subject line. I’ll send you a CD in the mail.

I am pleased to have been accepted to the official showcase at the FARM gathering and conference in the Geneva Room, Saturday, October 25 at 8:00 pm. This showcase offers the very best in Midwest folk and acoustic music.

I am also presenting a late-night special Midnight Cabaret performance in room 260. Stop by for an intimate performance and refreshments.

More information at www.farmfolk.org.

stay in touch, Mark D.

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