Music Featured at BEDS Plus Benefit-Western Springs

Mark Dvorak
Mark Dvorak

The second annual Soup & Bread fundraising event benefiting BEDS Plus takes place on Sunday, January 26 from 4:30– 7 pm at the Village Club of Western Springs, 4221 Lawn Avenue in Western Springs. Tickets are $25 per person and $50 per family (limit 5).  Enjoy live music by Folk Troubadour Mark Dvorak and Illinois singer/songwriter Sharon Speziale.


Savor soup dishes from popular local restaurants including Whole Foods Market Hinsdale, Now Serving Cafe & Catering, Sweet Tomatoes, Mattone Restaurant, Mecenat, and Nickson's. 

It's a casual fun sunday afternoon event for the whole family!

Sponsored by Prudential American Homes.

For more information, or to order tickets call 708 354 0858 x2.

 Mark Dvorak, who was named "Chicago's Troubadour" by WFMT 98.7fm fine arts radio, has sustained a career of performing, recording and teaching that has spanned more than twenty-five years. He has performed in thirty-six states and several countries abroad with only his guitar, 5-string banjo and his songs. His 2011 Waterbug release, Time Ain't Got Nothin' On Me, received national airplay and rose to number 14 on the Cashbox Roots Music report. He recently published a book of essays and poems titled Bowling for Christmas & Other Tales from the Road.  www.markdvorak.com

Traditional folk, singer-songwriter, gospel, spirituals and traditional Celtic music, have all found their way into Sharon Speziale's original songs, which draw from personal experience and observations of life going on around her. She performs regularly with the band,Birdy alongside Bianca Bevard, Meg Thomas and Roy McNaughton, Her original songs on Birdy's new release Magic Days received national airplay. She also collaborates with others and performs as a soloist. www.sharonspeziale.com


Since 1988, BEDS PLUS has given the homeless a safe place to sleep, hot homemade meals, professional counseling, and the job services they need to become self-sufficient.



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