The Old Town School of Folk Music offers a wide array of entertainment for any occasion by talented, professional artists. We offer soloists through 11-piece bands, dance instructors and callers, workshop leaders and more for virtually any occasion including weddings, picnics, festivals, corporate events, holiday parties and children's parties.
Please note that when you book entertainment through the Old Town School of Folk Music you are guaranteed professional service and musicianship. But most importantly, you are helping to fund the Old Town School in its continuing mission to preserve and pursue the awareness and education of folk music from around the world.
Generally, bookings require a minimum of 2-3 weeks lead time prior to the date of event.
Please contact Music Referrals Manager Jenna Murfin via email or at 773.751.3326.
See our folks play LIVE around town. Check out our Community Events page for show listings.
Our Referral Service draws on the diverse talents of the Old Town School teaching staff. We have artists in a variety of disciplines including dance, theater, magic, music (of course) and more! From pure performance to something more educational in nature, our artists have experience in many settings. Here are a few of the many musical styles available:
We offer a variety of Children's Performers as well. Consider one of the following for your next gathering of children:
Beyond what you might expect, we also book artists to lead music and/or theater-based team-building, professional development and training workshops. We also offer Dance Workshops/Instruction in such genres as Latin, Middle Eastern Belly Dance, Hawaiian Hula and West African.