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Old Town School of Folk Music

231 reviews on Yelp
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Open Now·9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Mon:9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Tue:9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Wed:9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Thu:9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Fri:9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Sat:9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sun:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
In 1957, folk musician Win Stracke opened a small school teaching folk music in Old Town. Today, Old Town School of Folk Music has moved further north and expan... more
In 1957, folk musician Win Stracke opened a small school teaching folk music in Old Town. Today, Old Town School of Folk Music has moved further north and expanded into not only an internationally known school, but also a performance venue that features many well-known folk performers. Students can learn a variety of ethnic dance and music styles. Sign up to learn how to play blues harmonica, Irish ballad singing, African drumming and much more. There is also a retail store where you can find dozens of books and tapes.... less
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Reviews

  • Virgil T.
    4/18/2018
    Saw the Bettye LaVette performance on April 13th and was blown away by her continuous ability to keep her audience enthralled with one of the most eclectic musical style that combine blues, jazz,...more
  • Roger B.
    Roger B.
    2/10/2018
    Fair warning to anyone who considers taking ots flamenco class with this poser Mehran. He can't even play his own material without butchering it. But if you make a mistake when you just barely had...more
  • Alyssa W.
    Alyssa W.
    3/28/2018
    Have taken my kids to Wiggleworms for a few sessions. Diana is an experienced, fun, and engaging teacher that always keeps things fresh and entertaining as the kids learn.more
  • Nancy P.
    4/18/2018
    The cafe of the OTS is a hidden gem. Despite its relatively small size, it has a diverse menu of tasty items...wraps, soups, sandwiches, and more. My favorites include the Asian Chicken Wrap and...more
  • Diane H.
    2/25/2018
    Group classes, private lessons, workshops, concerts...there really is something for everyone here! While the quality of the teachers and classes varies, I've been mostly satisfied with the...more