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 7 - Sept. 24, 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

Fridays at 10:00 AM & 11:00 AM from June 21-August 23. Join amazing teachers from our Wiggleworms program as they lead children and families in song and movement.

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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!

View the schedule of this year's performers, dates, and parks »


Skokie's Backlot Bash!

We're excited to be working with the great folks out at the Skokie Park District again to send some of our Old Town School artists to the 2019 Backlot Bash! This year's event runs August 23-25...check out the list of our acts below and more about the whole thing here !

Check out the list of our acts here »

Events Around Town

Mr. Nick Davio
Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 3:30 - 4 PM
at the St Benedict Parish BenFest!
Music for Kids & Families

Little Miss Ann
Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 3:30 - 4 PM
at the St Benedict Parish BenFest!
Music for Kids & Families

Old Town School of Folk Music presents
Dill Costa and Old Town Samba Team

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 from 6:30-8 PM
at the Welles Park Gazebo Concert Series - 2333 W Sunnyside, Chicago, presented with the Chicago Park District

We are partnering with the wonderful new City Grange for their Neighborhood Nights series to provide some fabulous live, local music from our talented teaching artists! Come on over to City Grange from 6-8pm to enjoy the event, where you can check out some plants and such for your urban garden, enjoy a tasty treat and sample the musical stylings below...

Date Artist Style
Wednesday, July 24 Gabriel Medina South American
Wednesday, July 31 Gros Pokossi African Jazz/Pop
Wednesday, August 7 Andrea Bunch Fun Folk & Pop
Wednesday, August 14 The Lucky Ducks Blues & Cajun
Wednesday, August 21 Chris Walz Acoustic Roots/Americana/Bluegrass/Blues
Wednesday, August 28 Colby Maddox Bluegrass

The Dreamtree Shakers
Saturday, August 3rd, 2019 from 5 - 5:45 PM
at LaBagh Woods Grove 1 - North of Foster, at Cicero Ave, Chicago, IL for Peace in the Preserves!
Music for Kids & Families

Wiggleworms with Miss Liz & Mr. Rob
Friday, August 9 from 12:30-1:15pm
at Chicago History Museum's Hot Dog Fest!

Flamenco Dance with Maya Tatiana
Sunday, August 11 from 2:00 - 2:30pm
at Chicago History Museum's Hot Dog Fest!

Miss Liz
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from 10:30 - 11:00 AM
at the Northbrook Public Library - Mixed-age Wiggleworms Session
Music for Kids & Families

Bill Brickey
Thursday, August 15, 2019 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

The Dreamtree Shakers
Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
at the Liberty Bank for Savings' Summer Festival - 7111 W Foster, Chicago, IL
Music for Kids & Families

Joel Styzens
Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 at 6:00 - 8:00 PM
at Chicago Botanic Garden
for the Music on the Esplanade Series!

Old Town School of Folk Music presents
Mr. Nick & Friends

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 PM
at the Welles Park Gazebo Concert Series - 2333 W Sunnyside, Chicago, presented with the Chicago Park District
Music for Kids & Families

Laura Crotte
Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 11 - 11:45 AM
at the Mount Prospect Public Library - 10 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect, IL for a Hispanic Heritage Month Super Saturday Event!
Music for Kids & Families