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.

Monday, December 20, 2021

2021 Performance Schedule

                                                2021 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

                  To book a performance call (708) 366-6040 or richardpickren@gmail.com

Jan     2    The Garlands, Old Time Rock N Roll, Barrington, IL  1:30
Jan     4    Park Place, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Elmhurst, IL STREAM
Jan     5    Lutheran Home, Old Time Rock N Roll, Arlington Heights, IL STREAM
Jan   22    Beacon Hill, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Jan   24    Friendship Village, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Schaumburg, STREAM
Jan   29    The Mather, Old Time Rock N Roll, ZOOM Concert, 4 pm

Feb   9     Lutheran Home, Songs of Love & Romance, Arlington Heights STREAM
Feb  11    The Admiral, Songs of Love & Romance, Chicago, IL 3 pm
Feb  11    The Lodge, Songs of Love & Romance, Northbrook, IL YouTube STREAM
Feb  12    The Mather, Songs of Love & Romance, Zoom Concert, 2:30
Feb  12    Beacon Hill, Songs of Love & Romance, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Feb  14    The Greens, Songs of Love & Romance, Elgin, IL 7 pm
Feb  26    Winter Village, Songs of Love & Romance, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm
Feb  26    Sedgebrook, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Lincolnshire IL STREAM

Mar  7     Friendship Village, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Schaumburg, IL 2:30
Mar 12    Act II Seniors, A Trad St Paddy's Day, LaGrange, IL ZOOM Concert 9 am
Mar 12    McHenry Sen Svs, A Trad St Paddy's Day, ZOOM Concert, 12:30
Mar 12    The Mather, A Trad St Paddy's Day, ZOOM Concert, 2:30
Mar 15    The Holmstad, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Batavia, IL 2 pm
Mar 16    Victorian Village, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Homer Glen, IL 10 am
Mar 16    Lutheran Home, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Arlington Heights, STREAM
Mar 17    GreenFields, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Geneva, IL 1:30
Mar 17    The Moorings, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Arlington Heights STREAM
Mar 17    Beacon Hill, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Mar 20    St Kieran, A Trad St Paddy's Day, Chicago Heights, IL 6:30 CANCELLED

April  2  Winter Village, Old Time Rock N Roll, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm
April  9   Mather, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, ZOOM Concert, 2:30
April 30  Palos Heights PD, Old Time Rock N Roll, Palos Heights, IL noon
April 30  Beacon Hill, Derby Days, Lombard, IL 7 pm

May   3   Addison Park District, Derby Days!, Addison, IL 1 pm
May   7   Resurrection Village, Derby Days! Chicago, IL 1:30
May  10  Town & Country Library, Old Time Rock N Roll, Elburn, IL ZOOM Concert
May  12  Dundee Senior Ctr, Old Time Rock N Roll, Carpentersville, IL 12:30
May  14  Mather, Derby Days!, ZOOM Concert, 2:30
May  14  Friendship Village, Derby Days! Schaumburg, IL 7 pm
May  18  Church Creek, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30
May  26  The Grand, Old Time Rock N Roll, Palatine, IL 2 pm
May  31  Sheraton Green Oaks, The Stars & Stripes, Lake Bluff, IL 1:30

June  1    Holmstad/Ekstam, The Stars & Stripes, Batavia, IL 2 pm
June  2    Winter Village, Old Time Rock N Roll, Frankenmuth, MI 7 pm
June  3    Comfort Care, Old Favorites, Vassar, MI 11 am
June  9    Peace Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Palos Park, IL 2 pm
June 11   Peace Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Palos Park, IL 1 pm
June 11   Mather, Traditional Folk Songs, ZOOM Concert, 4 pm
June 15   Carriage Oaks, Old Time Rock N Roll, St Charles, IL 2 pm
June 15   Bartlett Public Library, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, ZOOM Concert 7 pm
June 16   Church Creek, Old Time Rock N Roll, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30
June 17   Rolling Meadows PD, Old Time Rock N Roll, Rolling Meadows, IL 11 am
June 19   Reserve of Geneva, Old Time Rock N Roll, Geneva, IL 6 pm
June 24   Brookdale, The Stars & Stripes, Oak Park, IL 7 pm
June 30   The Lodge, The Stars & Stripes, Northbrook, IL 7 pm

July   1   GreenFields, The Stars & Stripes, Geneva, IL 2 pm
July   1   The Holmstad, The Stars & Stripes, Batavia, IL 6:30
July   2   Park Place, The Stars & Stripes, Elmhurst, IL  11 am
July   2   Admiral at the Lake, The Stars & Stripes, Chicago, IL 2 pm
July   2   Beacon Hill, The Stars & Stripes, Lombard, IL 7 pm
July   3   Brookdale Glen Ellyn, The Stars & Stripes, Glen Ellyn, IL 2:30
July   4   Roselle Public Library, The Stars & Stripes, Roselle, IL 1:30 ZOOM Concert
July   5   Lutheran Home, The Stars & Stripes, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
July   6   Luther Village, The Stars & Stripes, Arlington Heights, IL 7 pm
July   9   Mather, The Stars & Stripes, ZOOM Concert, 2:30
July 10   Holmstad/Ekstam, The Stars & Stripes, Batavia, IL 10 am
July 22   Vassar Comfort Care, Favorite Songs! Vassar, MI 11 am
July 22   Winter Village, Old Time Rock N Roll, Frankenmuth, MI 2 pm
July 23   Brookdale, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Des Plaines, IL 1 pm
July 23   The Greens, Christmas in July!, Elgin, IL 6:15 pm
July 25   Rolling Meadows PL, The Stars & Stripes, Rolling Meadows, IL ZOOM Concert
July 27   Westminster Place, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Evanston, IL 4 pm
July 28   Church Creek, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30

Aug 3-18... VACATION!
Aug 23   Green Fields, Old Time Rock N Roll, Geneva, IL 2 pm
Aug 26   White Oaks, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Huntley, IL 1 pm
Aug 27   Casa Scalabrini, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Northlake, IL 4-6 pm
Aug 31   Holmstad/Ekstam, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Batavia, IL 2 pm

Sept   2   Addison Park District, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Addison, IL 1 pm
Sept   8   Beacon Hill, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Sept 10  The Mather, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, ZOOM CONCERT, 2:30
Sept 17  Holmstad/Elstam, Folk Songs, Batavia, IL 2 pm
Sept 21  Brookdale, A Musical Songbag, Oak Park, IL 6-8 pm
Sept 26  Brookdale, Songs of Love & Romance, Hoffman Estates, IL 1 pm
Sept 29  Winter Village, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Frankenmuth, MI 7 pm
Sept 30  Vassar Comfort Care, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Vassar, MI 11 am

Oct  8     Barrington Library, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, ZOOM, Barrington, IL 7 pm
Oct  9     Sedgebrook, Traditional Folks Songs, Lincolnshire, IL 1 pm
Oct  13   Patty Turner Center, Top Hits of the 50s & 60s, Deerfield, IL 12:30
Oct  15   Three Crowns Park, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Evanston, IL 2 pm
Oct  19   Lutheran Home, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
Oct  20   River Glen, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, St. Charles, IL 1:30
Oct  22   Holmstad Park Manor, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Batavia, IL 2 pm
Oct  25   Green Fields, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Geneva, IL 2 pm
Oct  28   Frisbie Center, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Des Plaines, IL 12 pm
Oct  28   White Oaks, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Huntley, IL 2 pm
Oct  29   Beacon Hill, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Lombard, 7 pm
Oct  30   Sedgebrook, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Lincolnshire, IL 1 pm

Nov  3    Heritage Woods, The Stars & Stripes, Gurnee, IL 2 pm
Nov  4    Covenant Living of Geneva, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Geneva, IL 5:30
Nov  5    Church Creek, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
Nov  8    Heritage Woods, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Bolingbrook, IL 2 pm
Nov  9    Victorian Village, The Stars & Stripes, Homer, IL 10:30 am
Nov  9    The Moorings, The Stars & Stripes, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
Nov 10   Palos Heights P&R, The Stars & Stripes, Palos Heights, IL 9:45 am
Nov 10   Wayne Township Senior Center, The Stars & Stripes, West Chicago, IL 11:30 am
Nov 10   Palos Heights Seniors, Old Time Rock N Roll, Palos Heights, IL 1:45
Nov 11   Atria, The Stars & Stripes, Glen Ellyn, IL 10:30 am
Nov 11   Fox Knoll, The Stars & Stripes, Aurora, IL 1 pm
Nov 11   Villa St. Benedict, The Stars & Stripes, Lisle, IL YouTube Concert
Nov 12   Highland Park CC,  The Stars & Stripes, Highland Park, IL 1:30 pm
Nov 18   Sheridan at Tyler Creek, The Stars & Stripes, Elgin, IL 3:30
Nov 21   Belmont Village, The Stars & Stripes, Carol Stream, IL 2 pm

Dec  1    Church Creek, A Prairie Holiday, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
Dec  2    Cedar Lake, A Prairie Holiday, Plainfield, IL 2:30
Dec  3    Hanover Township, A Prairie Holiday, Schaumburg, IL 1:30
Dec  4    Trinity Lutheran, A Prairie Holiday, Des Plaines, IL 1:15
Dec  8    West Sub Retired Teachers, A Prairie Holiday, Naperville, IL 11 am 
Dec  8    Beacon Hill, A Prairie Holiday, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Dec 16   Three Crowns Park, A Prairie Holiday, Evanston, IL 3 pm
Dec 20   The Holmstad Ekstam, A Prairie Holiday, Batavia, IL 2:30
Dec 20   The Holmstad Park Manor, A Prairie Holiday, Batavia, IL 6:30
Dec 22   The Reserve, A Prairie Holiday, Geneva, IL  2 pm