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

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

Reggio "The Hoofer" McLaughlin
Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 12-12:20PM
Tap Dance Performance (main stage) at the CHIRP Record Fair- Plumbers Union Hall - 1340 W Washington Blvd

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 16, 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