Field Trips

The Old Town School of Folk Music Concert and Field Trip Series is an excellent way to complement your academic and fine arts curriculum. We offer programs for Pre-K through 12th Grade and showcase a wide variety of performances by our talented faculty and visiting artists from around the world. Your students will have an unforgettable educational and entertaining experience in one of Chicago's most celebrated performance spaces!

Field Trips

Thu. March 12, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Heartbeat
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Thu. March 26, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Juanito Pascual
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Wed. April 01, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Graffiti Kings
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Thu. April 02, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Los Panaderos
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Wed. April 15, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Building Teams with S.T.E.A.M.
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Tue. April 21, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Illapu
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Wed. April 22, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Great Green Adventures of R-Man
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Fri. April 24, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
"Sing, Sing a Song" with Laura Doherty & The Heartbeats
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Tue. April 28, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Jump Rhythm Jazz Project
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Wed. April 29, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Fire in Boomtown with Amy Lowe and Megan Wells
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Thu. April 30, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Jarochicanos
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Fri. May 01, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Songs of Struggle: ‘60's Protest Songs with Jimmy Tomasello and Steve Levitt
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Mon. May 04, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Sones de Mexico Ensemble's “Fiesta Mexicana”
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Tue. May 05, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Sones de Mexico Ensemble's “Fiesta Mexicana”
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Thu. May 07, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Songs of Struggle: ‘60's Protest Songs with Jimmy Tomasello and Steve Levitt
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Fri. May 08, 10:30 AM · Maurer Hall
Aloha to Paniolo Country Featuring Lanialoha & Friends
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Reservations

Browse the performance listing above and contact the Old Town School at 773.728.6000. Field Trip Coordinator Raul Fernandez is available for questions or concerns at 773.751.3444.

Time & Place

All field trips take place in the Gary & Laura Maurer Concert Hall located in our 4544 North Lincoln Avenue location. Concerts run from 10:30 - 11:30 AM unless otherwise noted.

Pricing

$6.00 per seat, $5.00 for 100 or more reservations. Tickets are by reservation only. For every 10 tickets purchased, receive one free ticket for chaperones. (Transportation is not provided by the Old Town School, nor included in the price of tickets.)

Payment & Deposit

A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total purchase price or a purchase order must be received at least two weeks prior to the performance date. The total amount is due on or before the performance date. Failure to provide timely payment can result in the cancellation of your reservation. Please note: Shows are subject to cancellation. In the event of show cancellation, schools with reservations will be notified and given a prompt refund.

State Goals

Our Board of Education Vendor No. is 28983. Old Town School field trips complement one or more of the following Illinois State Board of Education State Goals and Chicago Academic Standards:

Fine Arts

  • State Goal 25: Know the language of the Arts.
  • State Goal 27: Understand the role of the Arts in civilizations, past and present.

Social Sciences

  • State Goal 16: Understand and analyze events, trends, individuals and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.
  • State Goal 17: Demonstrate knowledge of world geography, as well as an understanding of the effects of geography on society, with an emphasis on the United States.
  • State Goal 18: Understand, analyze and compare social systems, with an emphasis on the United States.

The Old Town School of Folk Music, Inc.
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60625  •  773.728.6000