Community Events

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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

Anne-Marie Akin
Saturday, March 16th, 2019 from 2 - 2:45 PM & 3:15 - 4 PM
at the Irish American Heritage Center's St. Pat's Fest!
Music for Kids & Families

Nick Davio
Friday, March 29, 2019 from 4-5pm
for Milk&Cookies Happy Hour (tickets on sale soon)
Music for Kids & Families

Come say HI at our Old Town School 'activation booth' at
ComEd's Switch on Summer Event
Instrument petting zoo, info on classes, spinning wheel o' prizes!
Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 12-3pm
at Buckingham Fountain, Chicago

Anne-Marie Akin
Thursday, May 9, 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

Julie Helenius
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 10:30 - 11:00 AM
at the Northbrook Public Library - Mixed-age Wiggleworms Session
Music for Kids & Families

Mike Drassler Trio
presented in partnership with the Horner Park Advisory Council

Friday, June 7, 2019 at 7:00 - 9:00 PM
at Ravenswood Manor Park - 4626 N. Manor, Chicago, IL
for the Summer Concert Series in the Park

The Dreamtree Shakers
Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 11 - 11:45 AM
at the Northbrook Public Library - Family Concert Series!
Music for Kids & Families

Luciano Antonio (Brazilian)
Tuesday, June 18th, 2019 at 6:00 - 8:00 PM
at Chicago Botanic Garden
for the Music on the Esplanade Series!

Pacific Soundz Production presents Lanialoha & Aloha Lives! Featuring hula students of Ke Kula Kupa'a O Ka Pakipika and 'Ukulele students of the Aloha Center Chicago
Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 from 6:30-8 PM
at the Welles Park Gazebo Concert Series - 2333 W Sunnyside, Chicago, presented with the Chicago Park District

Rose Nadolsky
Monday, July 8, 2019 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

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

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