Rick performs entertaining and enlightening music and history programs

Rick Pickren performs the very finest in music and history programs for Libraries, Seniors, Historical Societies, Schools and Museums.

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

2019 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

2019 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
To book a performance call (708) 366-6040
                                                     rickpickren@bigstrikemusic.com

Jan    4       Holland Home, Old Time Rock N Roll, South Holland, IL 1:30 pm 
Jan    4       Sunrise of Olympia Fields, Pop Hits of the 60's, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm
Jan   18      Independence Village, Songs of Love & Romance, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm 
Jan   18      Vassar Fields, Songs of Love & Romance, Vassar, Mi 11 am 
Jan   24      Brookdale Des Plaines, Old Time Rock n Roll, Des Plaines, IL 2 pm
Jan   31      Heartis Orland Park, Songs of Love & Romance, Orland Park, IL 3 pm

Feb  4        Brookdale,  Songs of Love & Romance,  Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm 
Feb  6        White Oaks,  Songs of the Singing Cowboys,  Huntley, IL 1:30 pm 
Feb  8        Glenview Senior Center, Songs of Love & Romance,  Glenview, IL 1 pm
Feb  8        Vi at the Glen, Songs of Love & Romance, Glenview, IL 3 pm 
Feb  9        St. Kiernan's Parish, Old Time Rock n Roll, Chicago Heights, IL 7:30 pm
Feb  12      Patty Turner Center, Songs of Love & Romance, Deerfield, IL 1 pm 
Feb  13      Beacon Hill, Songs of Love & Romance, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Feb  14      Catholic Women's Club, Songs of Love & Romance, Waukegan, IL 1 pm
Feb  14      Sunrise Willowbrook, Songs of Love & Romance, Willowbrook, IL 6 pm
Feb  21      Sunrise Willowbrook, Birthday Social, Willowbrook, IL 2 pm

March 1     Three Crowns Park, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Evanston, IL 3:15
March 3     Woodridge Public Library, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Woodridge, IL 2 pm 
March 5     Welcome Club, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, St. Charles, IL 11 am
March 7     Highland Park Country Club, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Highland Park, IL 1:30
March 9     Brookdale, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm
March 11   Atria, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Glen Ellyn, IL 3 pm
March 13   Sunrise Bloomingdale, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Bloomingdale, IL 3 pm
March 13   Bloomingdale Horizon, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Bloomingdale, IL 5 pm 
March 14   Green Fields, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Geneva, IL 2 pm
March 14   The Greens of Elgin, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Elgin, IL 7 pm
March 15   Peace Village, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Palos Park, IL
March 15   Beacon Hill, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Lombard, IL 7 pm
March 16   The Birches, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Clarendon Hills, IL 2 pm 
March 17   Church Creek, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Arlington Heights, IL 1 pm
March 17   Sunrise Highland Park, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Highland Park, IL 3 pm
March 18   Travanse Living, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Wheaton, IL 2 pm
March 18   Clare Oaks, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Bartlett, IL 6:30 pm 
March 19   Silverado, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Lake Zurich, IL 2 pm 
March 20   Wheaton Park District, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Brookdale Glen Ellyn 1 pm
March 21   Brookdale Des Plaines, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Des Plaines, IL 2 pm
March 22   St. Raphael Church, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Naperville, Il 7:30
March 25   Victorian Village, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Homer Glen, IL 10:30 am
March 28   Brookdale Glen Ellyn, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Glen Ellyn, IL 2:30
March 29   Independence Village, A Trad St. Paddy's Day, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm

April  5      Sunrise Olympia Fields, Old Time Rock n Roll, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm
April  9      Trinity Lutheran Church, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Lisle, IL 1 pm
April  11    Sheraton at Tyler Creek, Old Time Rock n Roll, Elgin, IL 3:30 
April 12     Mather Cafe, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Chicago, IL 6 pm
April 15     Town & Country Library, Trad American Folk Songs, Elburn, IL 1 pm
April  24    Heritage Woods, Old Time Rock n Roll, Manteno, IL 2 pm
April  25    DuPage Home & Community Assoc. Old Time Rock n Roll, Warrenville , IL 1 pm 

May   2      Brookdale Des Plaines, Derby Days, Des Plaines, IL 2 pm
May   3      Ressurection Senior Living, Derby Days,  Chicago, IL 1:30
May   3      Beacon Hill, Derby Days, Lombard, IL 7 pm
May   4      Brookdale Vernon Hills, Derby Days!, Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm 
May   7      St. Paul Men's Club, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Reulands, Aurora, IL 7:30 
May   9      Knox Presbyterian Church, Derby Days, Naperville, IL 12:30 pm
May   9      Orland Park Public Library, Pop Hits of the 60s, Orland Park, IL 2 pm
May  17     Independence Village, Derby Days, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm
May  27     Sunrise Bloomingdale, The Stars & Stripes, Bloomingdale, IL 3 pm
May  27     Atria at River Trails, The Stars & Stripes, Bolingbrook, IL 1 pm 

June  5      Church Creek, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
June  7      Lone Tree Inn, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Niles, IL 1:30 
June  7      Three Crowns Park, Pop Hits of the 60's, Evanston, IL 3:15
June  8      Putnam County Library, Old Time Rock n Roll, Hennepin, Il 1 pm 
June  12    Dundee Township, Rails, Rogues & Wrecks, Carpentersville, IL 12:30
June  20    Mather's Cafe, Pop Hits of the 60's, 7134 W Higgins, Chicago, IL 1 pm

July   1       Green Fields, The Stars & Stripes, Geneva, IL 2 pm
July   2       Admiral at the Lake, The Stars & Stripes, Chicago, IL 2 pm 
July   3       Ela Community Center, The Stars & Stripes, Lake Zurich, IL noon 
July   3       Sunrise Bloomingdale, The Stars & Stripes, Bloomingdale, IL 3 pm 
July   3       Beacon Hill, The Stars & Stripes, Lombard, IL 7 pm 
July   4       Cantata, The Stars & Stripes, Brookfield, IL 1 pm 
July   4       Oak Trace, The Stars & Stripes, Downers Grove, IL 3 pm 
July   5       Holland Home, The Stars & Stripes, South Holland, IL 1:30 pm 
July   5       Sunrise Olympia Fields, The Stars & Stripes, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm
July 12       Independence Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm
July 16       America House,  The Stars & Stripes, Plainfield, IL 2:30 pm 
July 16       Dyer Historical Society, Old Time Rock n Roll, Dyer, In 7 pm
July 18       Brookdale Des Plaines, The Stars & Stripes, Des Plaines, IL 2 pm
July 26       Hoffman Estates Park District, Old Time Rock n Roll, Hoffman Estates, IL 1 pm
July 29       Brookdale Vernon Hills, The Stars & Stripes, Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm 
July 30       The Holmstad, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Batavia, IL 2/6:30 pm

Aug 14       Church Creek, Trad American Folk Songs, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
Aug 15       Beacon Hill, Old Time Rock n Roll, Lombard, IL 7 pm 
Aug 20       Norwood Crossing, Old Time Rock n Roll, Chicago, IL 2 pm 
Aug 22       Travanse Living, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Wheaton, IL 2 pm 

Sept  4        The Holmstad, Traditional Folk Songs, Batavia, IL 2/6:30 pm 
Sept  6        Green Fields, Old Time Rock n Roll, Geneva, IL 3 pm
Sept 27       Independence Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm 

Oct  10       Brookdale, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm 
Oct  19       Brookdale Glen Ellyn, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Glen Ellyn, IL 6:30
Oct  23       Beacon Hill, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Oct  24       Brookdale Des Plaines, Ghost Riders & other Spooky Songs, Des Plaines, IL 2

Nov  1        Sunrise Olympia Fields, Pop Hits of 50's & 60's, Olympia Fields, IL 3 pm 
Nov  7       Church Creek, Songs of Singing Cowboys, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30

Dec   4       Independence Village, A Prairie Holiday, Frankenmuth, MI 7 pm
Dec  11      Beacon Hill, A Prairie Holiday, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Dec  13      The Holmstad, A Prairie Holiday, Batavia, IL 2/6:30 pm
Dec  26      Brookdale Vernon Hills, A Prairie Holiday , Vernon Hills, IL 7 pm
Dec  27      Brookdale Glen Ellyn, Happy New Year, Glen Ellyn, Il 2-4 pm