Orland Park Summer Concert

Folk singer and song writer Mark Dvorak to perform in Orland Park August 20

ORLAND PARK IL - The Orland Park Public Library, 14921 Ravinia Avenue will present folk singer songwriter Mark Dvorak on Sunday, August 20 at 2:00 pm. 


“Mark has been on the road for a lot of years it seems,” said Duke Phelps Outreach Services Assistant for the library. “He’s a treasure and we’re thrilled to welcome him back to our summer series,” 

rwya31“At this stage of the game,” said the singer from his home outside Chicago, Illinois, “I feel like I’m doing my best work.” 

Dvorak who accompanies himself on guitar, 5-string banjo and 12-string guitaris 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.”

For more information on the free program phone 708.428.5100 or visit www.orlandparklibrary.org. Learn more about Mark Dvorak at www.markdvorak.com.

Stay in touch • markdvorakinfo@gmail.com • PO Box 181 • Brookfield IL 60513 • 312 315 4273