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, July 22, 2024

2024 Performance Schedule

                                                   2024 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE

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

Jan.      1    Alden Gardens, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Bloomingdale, IL 2 pm
Jan       3    Luther Village, Pop Hits of the 60s, Arlington Heights, IL 7 pm
Jan       4    The Reserve, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Geneva, IL 3 pm
Jan       5    Beacon Hill, Old Time Rock N Roll, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Jan       9    Chestnut Square, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Glenview, IL 7 pm
Jan      10   Wauconda Park District, Old Time Rock N Roll,Wauconda, IL 12 pm
Jan      18-26  Unavailable  

Feb      1    Brookdale, Songs of Love & Romance, Des Plaines, IL 6:30
Feb      2    Encore, Favorite Songs, Crystal Lake, IL 2 pm
Feb      7    Alto Senior Living, Songs of Love & Romance, Wheaton, IL 2:30
Feb      9    Holmstad Park Manor, Songs of Love & Romance, Batavia, IL 2 pm
Feb      9    Beacon Hill, Songs of Love & Romance, Lombard, IL 7 pm
Feb      13  Monarch Landing, Songs of Love & Romance, Naperville, IL 7:30
Feb      14  Dundee Township PD, Songs of Love & Romance, Carpentersville, IL 12:30
Feb      23  Mayslake Village, Old Time Rock N Roll, Oakbrook, IL 1:30

March  1    Friendship Village, Songs of Ireland, Schaumburg, IL 2 pm
March  8    Holmstad Ekstam, Songs of Ireland, Batavia, IL 2 pm
March  11  Alden Estates, Songs of Ireland, Huntley, IL 2 pm 
March  13  Elk Grove PD, Songs of Ireland, Elk Grove, IL 12:30
March  14  The Oaks, Songs of Ireland, Bartlett, IL 1:30 
March  15  The Moorings, Songs of Ireland, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
March  15  Beacon Hill, Songs of Ireland, Lombard, IL 7 pm
March  16  Oak Trace, Songs of Ireland, Downers Grove, IL 10 & 11 am
March  17  Brookdale, Songs of Ireland, Hoffman Estates, IL noon
March  17  The Moorings, Songs of Ireland, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm 
March  17  The Holmstad Park Manor, Songs of Ireland, Batavia, IL 6 pm
March  18  Pleasant View, Songs of Ireland, Ottawa, IL 2 pm
March  19  Windmill Cultural Center, Songs of Ireland, Fulton, IL 6 pm
March  20  Batavia PD, Songs of Ireland, Batavia, IL 1:15
March  21  Church Creek, Center, Songs of Ireland, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
March  22  Elmhurst PD, Songs of Ireland, Elmhurst, IL 12:30
March  26  Chestnut Square, Songs of Ireland, Glenview, IL 7 pm
March  28  Brookdale, Songs of Ireland, Des Plaines, IL 6:30
March  29  Lacey Creek, Pop Hits of the 60s, Downers Grove, IL 2 pm

April.   2    Greenfields, Familiar Songs, Geneva, Il 2 pm
April    3    Heritage Woods, TBD, DeKalb, IL 2 p,
April    6    Green Oaks, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Libertyville, IL 2:30
April.   9    Greenfields, Old Time Rock n Roll, Geneva, IL 2 pm
April   10   Encore, Familiar Songs, Crystal Lake, IL 2 pm
April   14   Woodridge Public Library, Old Time Rock n Roll, Woodridge, IL 2 pm
April   15-19  Unavailable
April   26   Heritage Woods, Old Time Rock n Roll, Batavia, IL 2 pm
April    30  Oak Brook PD,  Derby Days, Oakbrook, IL 2 pm

May     2    The Reserve, Derby Days, Geneva, IL 3 pm
May     3    Resurrection Village, Derby Days, Chicago, IL 1:30
May     9    Wheaton Public Library, Pop Hits of the 60s, Wheaton, IL 7 pm
May    13   Victory Lakes,  Old Time Rock n Roll, Lindenhurst, IL 1:30 & 3
May    15   Church Creek, Songs from the Steel Rails, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
May    16   Bethany HC, Pop Hits of the 60s, DeKalb, IL 2 pm
May     17  Mayslake Village, The Stars & Stripes, Oakbrook, IL 2 pm
May 18-21 Unavailable
May     22  Holmstad Park Manor, Songs From The Steel Rails, Batavia, IL 2 pm
May     23  Tabor Hills, The Stars & Stripes, Naperville, IL 1 pm
May     24  Central Baptist Village, The Stars & Stripes, Norridge, IL 2 pm
May     26  Alden Estates, The Stars & Stripes, Huntley, IL 2 pm
May     27  Brookdale, The Stars & Stripes, Oak Park, IL noon
May     30  Brookdale, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Des Plaines, IL 6:30 

June     7    Holmstad Ekstam, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Batavia, IL 2 pm
June     7    Beacon Hill, Pop Hits of the 60s, Lombard, IL 7 pm
June   12    Alto Senior Living, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Wheaton, IL 2:30
June   13    Oak Trace, Campfire Songs, Downers Grove, IL, 7:30
June   14    Bridgeway, Old Time Rock N Roll, Bensenville, IL 2 pm
June   19    Aspire Senior Living, Old Time Rock N Roll, Prospect heights, IL 2 pm

July     1   Wayne Township, The Stars & Stripes, West Chicago, IL 11 am
July.    2    Admiral at the Lake, The Stars & Stripes, Chicago, IL 2 pm
July     2    Holmstad Park Manor, The Stars & Stripes, Batavia, IL 6:30
July     3    Church Creek, The Stars & Stripes, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
July     3    Sheridan, The Stars & Stripes, River Forest, IL 3:30
July     4    Bria, The Stars & Stripes, Geneva, IL 11:30 
July     4    Oak Trace, The Stars & Stripes, Downers Grove, IL  2 pm
July     4    Brookdale, The Stars & Stripes, Oak Park, IL 4 pm
July     8    Encore, The Stars & Stripes, Crystal Lake, IL 1:30
July     11  Alto Senior Living, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Wheaton, IL 2:30
July     16  Sunnymere, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Aurora, IL 2 pm
July     22  Niles Seniors, Derby Days, Niles, Il 1:45
July     25  Encore Village, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Schaumburg, IL 2 pm
July     30  Chestnut Square, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Glenview, IL 7 pm
Aug    3    The Garlands, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Barrington, IL 1:30

Sept    4      Oak Trace, Pop Hits of the 60s, Downers Grove, IL  2 pm
Sept    5      Heritage Woods, TBD, DeKalb, IL 2 pm
Sept    11    Aging Well Team Lunch, The Stars & Stripes, Westchester, IL 12 pm
Sept    17    Oak Park Township, Pop Hits of the 60s, Oak Park, IL 2pm
Sept    18    Eastwing Senior Center, Old Time Rock N Roll, Glenview, IL 1 pm
Sept    20    The Greens, Old Time Rock N Roll, Elgin, IL 6:45
Sept    27    Holmstad Ekstam, Road Trip: A Sentimental Journey, Batavia, IL 2 pm 

Oct      9     Alto Senior Living, Autumn Favorites, Wheaton, IL 2:30
Oct      16   Oak Trace, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Downers Grove, IL 7 pm
Oct      17   Oakbrook, Music of the 50s & 60s, Oakbrook, IL 12:15
Oct      28   Holmstad Park Manor, Ghost Riders & Other Spooky Songs, Batavia, IL 2 pm

Nov     1     Azpira Place, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Lake Zurich, IL 2 pm
Nov     6     Church Creek, Songs of the Singing Cowboys, Arlington Heights, IL 1:30 pm
Nov     11   The Oaks, The Stars & Stripes, Bartlett, IL 11 am
Nov     11   The Moorings, The Stars & Stripes, Arlington Heights, IL 2 pm
Nov     12   Chestnut Square, The Stars & Stripes,  Glenview, IL 7 pm
Nov     14-19 Unavailable

Dec     11   Oak Trace, A Prairie Holiday, Downers Grove, IL  2 pm
Dec     18   Holmstad Park Manor, A Prairie Holiday, Batavia, IL 2 pm
Dec     23   Bacoa, A Prairie Holiday, Barrington, IL 12 pm