Community Events

For information about booking any of our fine folks for your own event, visit our Artist Engagement Services page.


Wiggleworms at Gallagher Way

Gallagher Way brings Wiggleworms® to you Tuesday mornings May 15 - Sept. 25, led by your favorite performers and Wiggleworms teaching artists. Wiggle along with your friends and neighbors in our newest cultural institution in the heart of Wrigleyville, right outside of Wrigley Field on Clark Street.

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Wiggleworms at Navy Pier

Daily at 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM from June 20-August 24. Join amazing teachers from our Wiggleworms program as they lead children and families in song and movement.

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Music at the Patio

We are SO excited to be part of the Lincoln Park Zoo's Music at the Patio series this year! Join us on Wednesdays from May 30 – September 26. Sit back, sip and relax at Cafe Brauer this summer!

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Skokie's Backlot Bash!

Again, we're working with the great folks out at the Skokie Park District to send some of our Old Town School artists to this year's Backlot Bash — August 24 – 26!

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Toddlers, Tunes and Turtles

Join us again this summer as we partner with the Chicago Park District to provide live musical entertainment for children and families at Toddlers, Tunes and Turtles events all over the city! It's our 60th Birthday this year too - so, come on out and celebrate!

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Events Around Town

Chris Walz & Colby Maddox
presented in partnership with the Horner Park Advisory Council
Friday, June 8, 2018 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM
at Ravenswood Manor Park - 4626 N. Manor, Chicago, IL
for the Summer Concert Series in the Park

Wiggleworms with Natalie Galey
Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 3:30 - 4:15 PM
at the Ribfest Chicago Kids Square Stage - Lincoln & Belle Plaine, Chicago

Lindsay Weinberg
Saturday, June 10, 2018 from 1:00 - 1:30 PM
at the Ribfest Chicago Kids Square Stage - Lincoln & Belle Plaine, Chicago

Laura Crotte
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
at the Mount Prospect Public Library-South Branch - 1711 W Algonquin, Mount Prospect, IL for a PreSchool Special Guest Session!
Music for Kids & Families

Brazilian Jazz with Luciano Antonio
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM
at the Welles Park Gazebo Concert Series - 2333 W Sunnyside, Chicago, presented with the Chicago Park District
Music for Kids & Families

Rose Nadolsky
Monday, July 9, 2018 from 6:30 - 7:15 PM
at the Mount Prospect Public Library - 10 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect, IL for a Family French Festival!
Music for Kids & Families

Juju Jammers (Julie Helenius Duo)
Saturday, Juy 21, 2018 from 11 - 11:45 AM
at Northbrook Public Library - 1201 Cedar Lane, Northbrook, IL
for a Family Concert!
Music for Kids & Families

Old Town School of Folk Music presents
The Dreamtree Shakers

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM
at the Welles Park Gazebo Concert Series - 2333 W Sunnyside, Chicago, presented with the Chicago Park District
Music for Kids & Families

The Wandering Brothers
Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
at the Chicago Reader's Made In Chicago event

Alisa Rosenthal & Liz Klassen
Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
at the Chicago Reader's Made In Chicago event

Wiggleworms with Mr. Nick
Friday, August 10, 2018 from 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM
at Chicago History Museum's Hot Dog Fest!

Old Town School of Folk Music presents
Rockabilly & Modern Country Ensembles led by Jacob Sweet

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 from 6:30 - 8:00 PM
at the Welles Park Gazebo Concert Series - 2333 W Sunnyside, Chicago, presented with the Chicago Park District
Music for Kids & Families

Renee Nanzer
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 10:30 - 11:00 AM & 11:15 - 11:45 AM
at the Northbrook Public Library - Under 24 months Wiggleworms sessions (limit of 20 kids per session)
*Advance registration required via Northbrook Public Library
Music for Kids & Families

Karen Banks-Lubicz
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 10:30 - 11:00 AM
at the Northbrook Public Library - Mixed-age Wiggleworms Session
Music for Kids & Families

Paul Tyler and an IL Bicentennial Performance
Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 6:45 - 7:30 PM
at the River Grove Public Library - 8638 W Grand Ave, River Grove, IL

Skokie's Backlot Bash!
Friday – Sunday, August 24 – 26th, 2018
Judy & Peggy – Friday, August 24, 6:00 - 6:45 PM
The Grape Pickers – Saturday, August 25, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Zacbe Trio – Saturday, August 25, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Chris Walz – Saturday, August 26, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Pat Otto & Aaron Smith – Sunday, August 26, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
The Dreamtree Shakers – Sunday, August 26, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Karen & Carl – Sunday, August 26, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Johnson & Winters – Sunday, August 26, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Ronnie Malley presents on Middle Eastern Music
Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 2 - 3 PM
at the Elk Grove Village Public Library - 1001 Wellington Ave, Elk Grove Village, IL

Jarochicanos
Thursday, September 20, 2018 from 6:45 - 7:30 PM
at the River Grove Public Library - 8638 W Grand Ave, River Grove, IL

Mandala presents Ashwaty Chennat
Monday, October 29, 2018 from 5:30 - 6:15 PM
at the Mount Prospect Public Library-South Branch - 1711 W Algonquin, Mount Prospect, IL for a Diwali Presentation/Performance!
Music for Kids & Families