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Artist Engagement Services

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 teach and celebrate music and cultural expressions rooted in the traditions of diverse American and global communities.

Generally, bookings require a minimum of 2-3 weeks lead time prior to the date of event.

For more information and to book, please contact our Manager of Artist Engagement, Jenna Murfin, at jmurfin@oldtownschool.org.

See our folks play LIVE around town. Check out our Community Events page for show listings. You can hear samples of many of the folks we book by clicking the Jukebox tab below, or click here. And, click here or on the Parties For Kids tab below for more info on the various options we have for such events.

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