Acoustic Neighbors

Acoustic Neighbors returns live stream March 22

RIVER FOREST IL - Music & Potlucks, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization will present the 23rd edition of “Acoustic Neighbors,” the monthly community music showcase on Wednesday, February 22 at 7:00 pm central time. 

The event spotlights Chicago area singer songwriter Karen Barr Wegman, song collector and song leader Tony Linzthe acoustic duet of Peter Lee and Karen Levy PK Harmony, songwriter and fisherman George Eckard from Decatur GA andOld Town School of Folk Music teaching artist Peggy Browning and A Different Note, a performing ensemble of her students. 


"Acoustic Neighbors is now in its third year,” said folk singer songwriter Mark Dvorak, who hosts the program. 

“We began presenting our friends live stream during the dark days of the pandemic. We wanted to create an ongoing event to connect with our neighbors across the country and keep the Music & Potlucks’ mission on track. We missed listening to each other. We missed the music."

The Oak Park River Forest area based Music & Potlucks has presented more than 105 live and live stream events since March of 2017 and has raised thousands of dollars for agencies who serve those need: Helping Hand, Share Food Share Love Food Pantry, Housing Forward, Beyond Hunger Food Pantry, the West Suburban Community Pantry, the Frank Hamilton School, the Old Town School of Folk Music Employee Support Fund and many others.

The event is free, but those attending must register to receive the link. Register at Donations to Music & Potlucks will be accepted.

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