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Ted Slowik

Ted Slowik

Americana / Singer/Songwriter / Blues Joliet, IL  US
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  • 2014

    Dec 20

    Joliet, IL, US | 9:00pm

    Ted's final billed public performance before taking a year off from live shows to focus on writing and recording new songs.

  • 2014

    Dec 13

    Minooka, IL, US | 9:00pm

    The George Barnes Project reunites to perform in memory of Shirley Kostka, lyricist of many of the band's songs 1989-1991, who passed away earlier this year.

  • 2014

    Nov 16

    Joliet, IL, US | 2:00pm

    Singer/songwriter Chase Patrick Walsh celebrates the release of his debut CD "Your Friend the Robber" with an all-ages show! Opening set by Ted Slowik with special appearances by Kev Wright of The Righteous Hillbillies, Ron Kostka and more!

  • 2014

    Jun 27

    Naperville, IL, US | 7:00pm

    Free concert presented by Naperville Park District as part of its Rollin' on the River series held in the Free Speech Pavilion near the Dandelion Fountain.

  • 2014

    Apr 12

    Joliet, IL, US | 8:00pm

    Ted Slowik on acoustic guitar joins Tim Placher's piano bar for nonstop live entertainment from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday, April 12 at 30 Buck.


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  • Bleach (Artist)
    I am pleased to be a fan, keep up the great work! Stay blessed!
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist)
    Chuck Brunicardi
    Sorry Ted. Had listened to " Joe Hosey" before "Sparks Fly" and it stuck in my head! That's how good your story telling is! Stay awesome.
  • Chuck Brunicardi (Artist)
    Chuck Brunicardi
    "Sparks Fly" great story telling Joe. Smooth vocal and acoustic lead is fantastic. LA best wishes.
  • Lost At Sky (Artist)
    Lost At Sky
    Hope you enjoy our music as much as we loved yours. We are your fans and Twitter followers. We'd be thrilled with any support you can return. Be lucky
  • Kingsley George (Artist)
    Kingsley George
    Came to enjoy your songs. Listening to show support and wish much success with your music. Have a great day. Kingsley George.
  • Massimo Ghianda (Artist)
    Massimo Ghianda
    Great style and very nice songs.


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Ted Slowik



Sounds Like: Warren Zevon Fan Page, Steve Goodman, John Prine, John Hiatt, Neil Young

Bio: Joliet, Illinois-based singer/songwriter Ted Slowik is a storyteller with a heart and a healthy sense of humor. His songs range from the political and social commentary of “Springfield” and “Hinsdale” to the personal family history of “Ballad of Slowiks.” His music and well-timed wit can make you...See Full Bio

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"I did listen to your CD - it has a good rhythm, one that most kids bounce to, I could understand and hear most of the lyrics ( you know my hearing loss) but I was most impressed by your composing ability! Keep it up! love mom."

— Ted's mom, Ted's mom

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Q: Did you really write Whiter Shades of Pale? I'm blown away by that song.

A: Didn't write it, it's by Gary Booker of Procol Harum.

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