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Folk singer songwriter Mark Dvorak at City News Cafe June 25

CHICAGO IL - City News Cafe, 4018 N. Cicero Avenue welcomes folk singer songwriter Mark Dvorak on Sunday, June 25 for coffee, songs & stories.

City News opened as a corner newsstand in 1978. Forty-five years later City News has grown into one of of the largest newsstands in the country.


“Mark was our last performer before the great pandemic hit in March of 2020,” said Donna Kosiba of City News, “and we’re thrilled to welcome him back to our Sunday music series.”

Dvorak is busy at work on his 20th CD release Live & Alone, recorded in an empty concert hall during the height of the pandemic lock down. He is also planning to publish his fourth book of essays, 31 Winters, which reflects on his long journey through music and teaching.

The Chicago Tribune has called Dvorak “masterful,” and the Fox Valley Folk Festival describes him as “a living archive of song and style.” Dvorak has won awards for journalism and children’s music, and was honored in 2013 with the FARM Lantern Bearer Award from Folk Alliance International. In 2008 he received the Woodstock Folk Festival Lifetime Achievement Award and in 2012 Rich Warren, long time host of The Midnight Special radio program named Dvorak “Chicago’s official troubadour.”

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