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Old Town School of Folk Music

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This is very good venue to listen great music. On Wednesdays they have free concerts, but donations... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
grigolm
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Ozurgeti, Georgia
Wailin Jennies rocked it again!

I love the Old Town School. They have a great venue, and the staff are incredibly accommodating... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
SmhJes
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Woodstock, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is very good venue to listen great music. On Wednesdays they have free concerts, but donations are very welcome. The hall has very good acoustic and audience also was great. There is small shop too

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

I love the Old Town School. They have a great venue, and the staff are incredibly accommodating . When an unexpected knee surgery left me on crutches a few nights before the show, the staff assured me that they would make every effort to get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

The June 19, 2918 reviewer is incorrect. This location was formerly the Hild branch of the Chicago Public Library, named for the chief librarian of Chicago 1887 - 1909, Frederick Hild. The gorgeous art deco building was completed in 1931. The WPA murals were originally...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

We attended and enjoyed the Old Town School of Folk Music - original location on Armitage - 50th Anniversary Concert, and it was quite enjoyable. Hard not to sing along or avoid being bitten by the music big here. Wish I had taken lessons here,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Old Town School has an amazing variety of music opportunities! If you want lessons, ensembles, or if you want to enjoy music as part of the audience at one of their many concerts, it’s a great place full of great folks!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Attending a concert in this wonderful venue. Carved out of an old post office complete its WPA mural over the stage I was reminded how lucky we were. This small auditorium offers an intimate experience for listening to a variety of artists. The acoustics are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018

My wife and I just saw Cracker in the Gary & Laura Maurer Concert Hall. It was a terrific facility for a live show. The venue is small, which means there are no bad seats. Everything is close. It is a very intimate listening experience....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cgm309
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Have seen several shows here (Craig Finn, The Mountain Goats, Okkervil River, Kris Kristofferson) and have enjoyed them all. Not a bad seat in the place. Not a place to get into a lot of foot stomping rock n' roll given that it's all seated,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 27, 2018

This was a great show in a great venue. The opening act was memorable and Tim O'Brien was sensational.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed March 21, 2018 via mobile

This review is of the cafe. Specifically Amy Hodapp, one of the employees. I've never in my life been more offended by the teenage like/ indifference/snootiness/rolling eyes horrendous service provided by this ignorant embarrassment of a cafe server. I attempted to buy a bottle of...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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There's street parking, and also a lot almost across the street.
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