Open House Friday, presented by the Old Town School of Folk Music
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- Open House Friday, presented by the Old Town School of Folk Music
- September 14, 2012 6:00 pm
- September 14, 2012 10:00 pm
- (773) 728-6000
- Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL, United States
The Old Town School of Folk Music tells us …
Open House Friday
As a centerpiece event each month we feature a concert performance by a member of the School’s amazing faculty or staff. Doors open at 5:00 PM, the whole evening costs only a $5 donation for individuals and $10 for families, and activities happen all over both building at various times throughout the night.
Performances – September 14th
7:45 PM in Maurer Hall: Ensemble Performances
8:30 PM in Szold Hall: Square Dance with Eric Zorn (Caller) & Can I Get an Amen (Band)
9:00 PM in Maurer Hall: David Sims & Friends
10:15 PM in Maurer Hall: 3rd Sunday String Band
Hosted by Arielle Luckmann
Music & Dance
The Gather-All with Jason McInnes
6:00 PM, Lobby, 4545 N. Lincoln
The Gather-All is a chance for musicians of all ages and abilities to make music together. All singers and instruments are welcome. All ages!
6:30 PM, Room 324, 4545 N. Lincoln
Come play classic tunes and songs with some of the Bluegrass faculty. This jam is open to all. Come watch, listen, pick and sing.
Ensembles Workshop with Dave Unger & Bob Ball
6:30 PM, Maurer Hall, 4544 N. Lincoln
Learn about set up, miking, monitors, amps, cords, and much more!
Skip’s Back Porch Jam with Skip Landt
6:30 PM, Room B4, 4544 N. Lincoln
We’re picking and playing blues, country, ragtime and more.
Song Circle with Cathy Norden
6:30 PM, Room 101, 4544 N. Lincoln
Join us for singing & strumming to oodles of fun tunes!
Songwriters’ Exchange with Dan Connolly
7:00 PM, Room 211, 4544 N. Lincoln
Bring in your latest masterpiece for input from the round robin.
String Jam with Jonas Friddle & Maria McCullough
7:00 PM, Room 220, 4545 N. Lincoln
Play rounds, jigs, fiddle tunes, and singin’ songs! Beginner friendly and open to all stringed instruments.
Dance Class Sample
Check back for more information.
Voice of the People Jam with Mary Peterson
7:30 PM, Room 101, 4544 N. Lincoln
Voice of the People is a fun open jam that celebrates music’s power to uplift and change society.
Fandango Jam with Yahví Pichardo
8:00 PM, Lobby, 4545 N. Lincoln
A Mexican fandango is a jam that brings together musicians of all levels around the tarima, a wooden platform where the dancers take turns clogging making music along with the other musicians.
Community Drum Circle with Rick Neuhaus
8:30 PM, 4544 N. Lincoln
Grab your drum and come on over. Beginners welcome!
Music Sample Class with Alvin McGovern
8:30 PM, 4544 N. Lincoln
Playing Without a Flatpick