2014 Brave Songs review:  “Linda Boyle sings with power and passion about things that matter, or should matter, to everyone. Tales of working folks, and deep concern for children run through her songs like electrical current, galvanizing us with hope for who we can become.”      

Stuart Stotts: author, storyteller, singer-song writer - ALA 2011 Honor Award, Kennedy Center artist 










Programs  & Workshops

​​​​​​​​​​​                                              2018

January 12, 7-9 p.m.

Uncommon Ground on Devon, Chicago

with Adam Gottlieb & OneLove   $10


High Ridge YMCA, Chicago:  Children's sing-along

Thursdays, March 8 & 15, 9:30-10:00 a.m.



March 31, 7-9 p.m. 
Benefit Concert for Clean Water Alliance, Dakota Rural Action and 
​Save Rochford & Rapid Creek (Pe'Sla, Castle Creek)from gold mining

with Steve Thorpe, Anna Robbins, Pine Ridge Youth Spoken Word Poets,

The River Life Boys.  A  Silent Auction

Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City, SD


April 22:  Earth Day Expo

Central Fairgrounds, Rapid City,SD

​3:00-4:00 p.m.

children/family Songs for the Earth & Waters 


May 11:  Singer-Song Writer Showcase

Linda Boyle & Pegie Douglas 

7-10 p.m.

Lucky's 13 Pub, Spearfish, SD



Friday, June 15:  with Two of a Kind

Racing Magpie, Rapid City


4:00-4:45 p.m. Children's/family show

suggested donation:  $6-8 adults, kids 6 years +  $2-3

7:00-8:00 p.m.  adults' show $6-8


Saturday, June 16:  House Concert

with Two of a Kind

 Potluck &  Song Circle 

Nemo, SD  


Saturday, July 7:  Frida Kahlo's Birthday  Art PopUp & Music​

10:00 a.m. --  3:00 p.m.

Noon to 2 p.m.:  Linda sings songs Frida would love!  Linda will share from her extensive repertoire of Spanish songs from Mexico, the Americas & Spain.  Rancheras, boleros, huapangos, corridos, canciones zapatistas 


Thursday, July 12:  Singer-Song Writer Showcase

Deadwood Mountain Grand Hotel

6:00-8:00 p.m. on the patio


Deadwood Farmers Market

Fridays, July 13, 20 & 27 and August 3 & 10:  11-a.m.-1 p.m.:  

songs for adults & kids (incl. puppets & movement songs)


September 8:  Siging Does women's song jam

Reptile Gardens, SD


​October:  2-CD release parties-concerts

Linda's newly released albums of original songs of the Black Hills:

"Black Hills Comfort"  & children's CD "The Forest Island:  

Songs of the Black Hills"

Rapid City  tba


2019


January -March:   children's sing-alongs 

High Ridge YMCA, Chicago 


Friday, March 8:   Sisters:  Celebrating Women & Girls

on International Women's Day

Molly's Cafe, Peoples Church

941 W. Lawrence, Chicago


2017 

October 19:  Holiday Hills Retirement Community

Rapid City, SD

September 21, 7:00-8:00 p.m.:

International Peace Day Vigil at Memorial Park, Rapid City

hosted by Indivisible Rapid City


Sunday, September 10, 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Black Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship


 Saturday, August 26:   Agape Center, Rapid City,SD:

Linda Boyle and Adam Gottlieb & OneLove


Friday, August 25:  House Concert in Hisega, Rapid City, SD:

Lin will join Chicago's Adam Gottlieb & OneLove

email for more info.:  lin@lindaboyle.com


Thursday, August 24, 7:00-9:00 p.m.:

Lien Cafe, Rapid City

opening for Chicago's Adam Gottlieb & OneLove


​August


August 19:

Southern Hills Summer Music & Arts Festival 

Singer-Song Writer Stage

Custer, SD   10:00-11:00 a.m.



June 21:  Solstice

Making Music & Art Festival, Rapid City

11:30 a.m. - 12:30p.m.:  Suzie Cappa Arts Center

722 St. Joseph Street

&

1:00-2:00 p.m.:  The Journey Museum

                      & Learning Center


Saturday, June 3:  10:00-11:30 Ceremony

4 Directions Unity 5K Run

Memorial Park, Rapid City, SD 


June 1:  Holiday Hills Retirement Community

 Rapid City, SD


Sunday, April 23:  Earth Day Expo Fest (10 a.m.-4 p.m.)

Environmental Songs for All ages   1-3 p.m.

Rapid City, SD  -  Central Fairgrounds

4-H Building, 601 Centre Street


April 8: 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.   WLUW Radio 105.5 FM

"Somebody Else's Troubles"  Chicago show

Host David Bragman will play songs from Linda's albums and new ones from upcoming "Black Hills Comfort"  CD.

(South Dakotans can tune in at wluw.org

for live streaming, 10:00 a.m.-Noon)


March 30:  National Association of  School Social Workers, SD chapter in Sioux Falls.

 Presentation with Carol Hayse, LCSW and childhood trauma specialist: "Spin Me a Web of Stories:  Using Music, Rhythm and Storytelling in the Treatment of Trauma, Anxiety and Other Disorders 


March 24 ( & March 31 & April 7):

 "Hitting Left" program with the Klonsky Bros.,

Fred & Michael, 105.5 FM, Chicago

Lin's songs will be featured along with interview guests:  3/24 They welcome public education advocate and historian, Diane Ravitch & poet Kevin Coval


March 12:  Uncommon Ground on Clark

7-9 p.m.   

Lin and Adam Gottlieb & OneLove join forces and are joined by David Brgman on banjo.


​February 26:  Chicago House Concert

LIn sings songs of Chicago from 1830's to present along with historical narrative.  She joins Phil Passen on hammered dulcimer playing songs of Chicago and the Civil War


February 21:  5-7 p.m.

Chicago Teachers Union Clinicians dinner & meeting

Lin sings songs  she has written for the union


February 10:  Uri-Eichen Art Gallery

Songs of immigrant experiences to accompany two photography exhibits


January 20:  People's Church, Chicago

"United We Sing"  Concert

several Chicago-area singer-song writers perform

7-10 p.m.

hosted by Krisitn Lems


Friday, January 6:  Uncommon Ground

 Devon Avenue, Chicago

8-10 p.m.,  $8 per person

with Adam Gottlieb & One Love



                                                       2016 


October:  Lin has a presentation available for groups:

                "Empowering Youth through Song, Literacy and History"-  slide show and interactive, hands-on workshop

               

May  13:    Black Hills BernFest concert
                    Seed Theater, Rapid City, SD
Lin will sing her song "Feel the Bern!  Feel the Bern!"


April 15:  Lien Cafe, Dahl Arts Center
                  Rapid City, SD
                  Lin opens for Aces & Eights


April-August:  2:00-6 p.m., Sundays
                        Song Jam at Moonshine Gulch Saloon
                        Rochford, SD

​March 11:  Autonomia Contra La Muerte-
                    Autonomy Against Death:  Exhibit Opening
                    Socio-political posters of Mexico
                     Uri-Eichen Gallery, 21st & Halsted
                     Chicago, IL

​Lin performs original corridos about Mexican and Chicago events, and historic Mexican corridos and songs from the Agrarian movement, the  '68  Politecnica Institute Massacre and about women revolutionaries


January 31:  Beers for Bernie fundraiser
                       Friendly Tap, Berwyn, IL


January 18:  Chicago Teachers Union meeting


                                                     ​

​Past  Events, 2015

 March 26:  A Just Chicago Rally for Public Education

Thompson Center, downtown Chicago


April 9:  "Brave Songs"  CD release program

Women & Children First Bookstore


July 18:  South Dakota Pride Festival,Rapid City


August 28, 5:30-7:00 p.m.:  Lien Cafe, Dahl Arts Center, Rapid City


​Sunday sing-alongs - Moonshine Gulch Saloon, Rockford, SD


Wednesday, October 14:  Michigan City Indiana Public Library  --  Songs of the Season & the Harvest 


October 16-18: Lin will be attending The Children's Music Network conference and gathering at Illinois State Beach Park, Zion, Illinois


October 20:  "Songs for Young Activists" at

 Telpohcalli School, Chicago



"Linda's (and Ramona Schwartz-Johnston) workshop was the highlight of the conference."  (International Reading Association now the International Literary Association).  

Nancy Miller, teacher from River Forest, IL  (2006)

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