Student Showcases

Most student showcase performances for our adult classes take place on the same day and at the same location that the class is regularly held. The vibe is a lot like a Second Half. Grab a drink and root for your Old Town School-mates!

Come Watch Our Adult Students ROCK!

On-site Student Showcase Dates
May - June Session: June 19 - 25

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Morning Classes

  • Monday Classes - 11:00 AM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday Classes - 11:00 AM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Friday Classes - 11:00 AM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekday Evening Classes

  • Monday 8:00 PM Classes - 8:40 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Tuesday 6:30 PM Classes - 7:20 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Tuesday 8:00 PM Classes - 8:40 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Any Tuesday Dance classes may perform starting at 7:15 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Wednesday 6:00 PM & 6:30 PM Classes - 7:15 PM in Szold Hall (4545 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 5:30 PM Classes - 6:20 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 7:00 PM Classes - 7:30 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Thursday 8:30 PM Classes - 9:10 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)

Lincoln Campus Classes — Weekend Classes

  • Saturday Classes - 12:00 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln)
  • Sunday Classes - 12:45 PM in Maurer Hall (4544 N. Lincoln) (Djembe, West African Dance, Guitar)

Armitage Avenue Classes

  • Monday & Tuesday Classes - 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday Classes - 7:20 PM, 9:15 PM
  • Sunday Classes - 1:00 PM

More Onsite Showcases


Ensemble Showcase
Sunday, June 25, 4:45 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
Eclectic Electric Ensemble with Tommi Zender
Beyond Guitar 3 with Tommi Zender
Wrecking Crew Ensemble with Alton Smith
Beatles Acoustic with Tommi Zender
Folk Rock Acoustic Ensemble with Tommi Zender

Ensemble Showcase
Saturday, July 1, 5:00 PM
Hall, 909 West Armitage Avenue
Riot Grrl Ensemble with Shelley Miller
Grunge Ensemble with Shelley Miller


Offsite Performances


Jug Band Ensemble & Old Time Revival Ensembles
with Jonas Friddle
The 2nd Thursday of Every Other Month (February, April, June, August, October, and December)
The Grafton, 4530 N. Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase
Saturday, June 17, 8:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
'90s Ensemble with Andrea Bunch & John Mead
R&B Ensemble with John Mead
Disco Ensemble with John Mead

Cabaret with Barbara Silverman & Paul Giallorenzo
Wednesday, June 21
Elastic Arts, 3924 West Diversey

Ensemble Showcase
Wednesday, June 21, 6:30 PM
Independence Tap, 3932 West Irving Park Road
Poets of Pop Ensemble with Bill Brickey
Vocal Technique for Guitarists with Bill Brickey
Soul Ensemble with Bill Brickey & with Alton Smith

Open Stage 101 with Bill Brickey
Thursday, June 22, 9:00 PM
Carbon Arc, 4614 North Lincoln Avenue

Ensemble Showcase
Friday, June 23, 7:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
7:00 PM - Women's Acoustic Ensemble with Andrea Bunch
7:30 PM - Guitar 4Ever with Andrea Bunch
8:00 PM - Pop Divas with Andrea Bunch & John Mead
9:00 PM - Here and Now Ensemble with Andrea Bunch

Ensemble Showcase with Jacob Sweet
Friday, June 23
Four Treys Tavern, 3333 North Damen Avenue
Guitar 4Ever
Rockabilly Ensemble
Modern Country Ensemble

Ensemble Showcase with Steve Levitt
Friday, June 23 & Saturday, June 24, 7:00 PM
Hidden Cove, 5636 N. Lincoln Avenue
Friday:
Grateful Dead Ensemble
Concept - Soundtrack Album Ensemble
Saturday:
The Beatles Ensemble
'60s Classics Ensemble

Songwriters' Showcase with Steve Dawson
Sunday, June 25, 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road

Blues Band - Live! with Steve Hutchins, Bruce Altice, and Harlan Terson
Sunday, June 25, 4:30 PM
Rosa's Lounge, 3420 W. Armitage Avenue

Ensemble Showcase with Charles Kim
Sunday, June 25, 6:00 PM
Independence Tap, 3932 West Irving Park Road
Beatles for Beginners Ensemble
Teen Rock Ensemble - Crimson Octopus Society
Classic Album Ensemble plays Squeeze's Singles - 45's and Under

Ensemble Showcase
Saturday, July 1, 7:00 PM
Silvie's, 1902 W. Irving Park Road
Classic Country Ensemble with Steve Dawson & Alton Smith
Guitar 4Ever with Steve Dawson
Band Coaching with Bob Goins

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