Getting to Know Europe


The Old Town School of Folk Music has received one of the largest grants in its history; a two-year “Getting to Know Europe” (GTKE) grant awarded by the European Union to support greater knowledge and understanding of its international role within the U.S. This prestigious grant names the Old Town School as one of only five U.S. organizations to receive funding

Artists heralding from some of the 28 EU member countries -- and American artists specializing in music from these areas -- will be prominently showcased during the two-year grant period running through October, 2019. Two of Old Town School most popular event series, World Music Wednesday and Global Dance Party, will highlight Europe’s diverse musical traditions through concerts, artist residencies and run-out programs with EU artists.

Old Town School is proud to partner with The European Union, check back here for updated concert listings, classes, workshops and other educational opportunities.

Grant Announcement, April 2018
Check out EU Artists at Square Roots 2018, Beginning July 15th
Upcoming World Music Wednesdays
Upcoming Global Dance Parties