"Bear Creek" is Gary
Plazyk and Rob Middleton
We perform music and songs from
the 1800's, plus sea shanties and children's songs
The instruments you are likely to hear us perform on include: guitar,
fiddle, penny whistle, hammered dulcimer, concertina, hurdy gurdy, and didgeridoo, plus a grab bag of musical toys
including jaw harp, clackamore, limberjack, spoons, and kazoo.
- Events: Bear Creek has played at
many events in northern Illinois,
the Woodstock Farmers Market
Grove Farmers Market
the 2007 Woodstock Folk Festival
the 2005 to 2008 Marengo Settlers
Days “Saturday Night on Main Street”
the 2007 to 2013 Boone County
Conservation District Autumn Pioneer Festival
the 2008 to 2013 Boone County
Boone County Conservation District Holiday Walk
the 2007, and 2011 to 2013 Midwest
Fiber and Folk Art Fair
the 2006 Riverside Art Festival
the 2006 Marengo Food Pantry
Volunteers Benefit Luncheon
Civil War reenactments.
Audience participation is enthusiastically encouraged! Please stop by to
say hi, and sing a song or two with us.
View our 2014
schedule. If you are interested in getting e-mail updates to our schedule,
Gary your e-mail address.
links to some of our publicity material:
for coming out to see us!
Contact us by e-mail: Gary
and Rob. -- This page is maintained by Gary Plazyk.