Sat, Dec 7th | 10:00 AM
First Friday is the Old Town School's monthly night of music, dance, and community. Bring your instrument, your voice, dancing shoes, a date, your family, or a few friends. The bar is open, and we welcome the public to participate in many ways! Join a jam, sample class, or, for beginners, we have an open rhythm circle with instruments provided, performances, and square dances with live bands.
Admission is $5, and activities happen on the West side of the street, at 4544 North Lincoln Avenue. The first event, a family jam called the Gather-All, begins at 6:00 PM.
Holiday Craft Bazaar
December 6, 6:00 - 10:00 PM
Give the gift of homemade crafts this holiday season! Our students, teachers, volunteers, and staff don't stop with music and dancing. We have some talented crafters, too. Browse jewelry, artwork, fiber arts, and more. Bring cash and shop local!
7:00 PM in Maurer Hall
Featuring performances by the Latin Grooves Ensemble, Roots of Rock Ensemble, Gen X Ensemble, Women's Rock Ensemble, '60s Ensemble, Down Under Ensemble, Dylan Ensemble, Disco Ensemble, Grateful Dead Ensemble, Beatles Ensemble, the Go-Go class, and more!
Holiday Food Drive
Please bring nonperishable food and household items for the Lincoln Square Friendship Center!
6:00 - 7:00 PM
The Gather-All with Jason McInnes
The Gather-All is a chance for musicians of all ages and abilities to make music together. All singers and instruments are welcome. All ages!
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Bluegrass Jam with Bluegrass Faculty
Come play classic tunes and songs with some of the Bluegrass faculty. This jam is open to all. Come watch, listen, pick and sing.
6:30 - 7:30 PM
Song Circle with Andrea Bunch
Join us for singing & strumming to oodles of fun tunes!
6:30 - 8:30 PM
Back Porch Blues Jam with Skip Landt
We're picking and playing blues, country, ragtime and more.
7:00 - 10:00 PM
Songwriters' Exchange with Dan Connolly
Share a tune or two with others and gain new insights in our monthly songwriters round robin.
7:00 - 7:30 PM
Family Rhythm Jam with Rick Neuhaus
Stick around after the Gather-All and play some drums!
7:00 - 8:00 PM
String Jam with Jordan Wankoff
Play rounds, jigs, fiddle tunes, and singin' songs! Beginner friendly and open to all stringed instruments.
7:30 - 8:30 PM
Voice of the People Jam with Mary Peterson
Voice of the People is a fun open jam that celebrates music's power to uplift and change society.
8:00 - 9:30 PM
Rhythm Circle with Rick Neuhaus
Ages 13 & Up
Instruments provided or bring your own. No experience necessary.
8:00 - 10:00 PM
Jazz Fakebook Jam with Bob Pincus
Calling all Jazzers! Join us for a Jazz Jam session. If you can make sense of a fakebook chart of tunes like "After You've Gone," "All Of Me," or "Perdido," this is the jam for you. All instruments and vocalists welcome.
8:30 - 10:00 PM
Blues After-Jam with Bob Longmire and Annie Mac
Have a good time playing the blues.