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Click here to find out how easy it is to bring Mark to your venue, performance series or special event. Preview the latest tracks and video, download and print the 2023-24 One Sheet, and stay in touch.

Mark Dvorak in Concert

Mark Dvorak is a modern-day troubadour who has never stopped touring, writing & recording. He has been called a “folk singer’s folk singer” with an “encyclopedic knowledge of traditional songs. His song writing has been called “wondrous” and “profound.” Read more


The American Folk Song

The American Folk Song is Mark’s signature presentation. Stories about growing up in the Chicago area, familiar folk songs, oral history, plenty of humor, standards from the Great American songbook and the music of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger and Lead Belly. Read more... 

Catch The Twain: The Musical

America’s greatest humorist comes roaring back to life in a hilarious, profound, touching and musical new show. Warren Brown has spent over thirty years researching the life and work of Mark Twain and portraying him in spoken-word performances across the country. Read more…

Chasing the Great Lead Belly

In the summer of 1990, Mark set out toward Louisiana on his own in search of the grave of the great Huddie Ledbetter. The trip was chronicled in the 1993 audio documentary Lead Belly’s Legacy, produced for WDCB public radio, Glen Ellyn IL. The show aired in 160 cities and won a Peter Lisagor Award for journalism. Read more...

Community Concert

A fun and engaging program to brighten up the day. Perfect for senior residences, assisted living communities and care centers. Mark has given thousands of community service performances across the United States. Read more...

The Life & Songs of Woody Guthrie

The Life & Songs of Woody Guthrie is a scripted presentation which includes a biographical background on Guthrie, readings from his vast collection of essays and letters, and of course lots of great songs from America’s iconic folk ballad maker. Read more…

Old Songs & New People for Young Audiences

Old Songs & New People is a presentation for young listeners and families that works well in both educational and social settings. Mark captures the innocence, strength and beauty of American folk song while audiences laugh, smile, clap along and spontaneously join in. Read more...

Once I Had an Old Banjo

A concert packed with songs and fascinating lore surrounding the the origin and evolution of this uniquely American instrument. The presentation includes selections from the historic minstrel show era, songs and stories from old-time mountain traditions, and examples from masters of the 5-string banjo. Read more...


The People, Yes

One of the most celebrated American poets of all time, Illinois’ own Carl Sandburg publish his epic The People, Yes in 1936. The work is filled with sweeping, everlasting images of the American experience and and at the same time gives context to everyday observations and language. Read more...

Senior Coffee House

An entertaining and autobiographical program of songs & stories especially for senior and intergenerational audiences. Senior Coffee House features sing-along folk favorites, classics from the Great American Songbook, great banjo picking and plenty of humor. Read more

A Sing Along Tribute to Pete Seeger

Perhaps no single person of the 20th century has done more to preserve, broadcast and redistribute folk music than Pete Seeger. His passion for politics, the environment and humanity have earned him both ardent fans and vocal enemies since he first began performing in the 1930s. Read more...

 What a Wonderful World Family Concert

Gather your community members together for a faced-pace, family-friendly interactive program of songs and stories. Mark performs several instruments including guitar, 5-string banjo, jaw harp and others. Read more...

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