Happy 60th Anniversary, Old Town School of Folk Music (c. 1997)

December 1, 2017, 11:00 pm

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Sixty years ago today, Dawn Greening hosted an informal music lesson in her living room. The seeds of welcome, collaboration and learning sewn that evening grew into one of Chicago’s greatest homes for the musical arts: The Old Town School of Folk Music.  On the occasion of the Old Town School’s 40th anniversary, in 1997, Studs Terkel welcomed inaugural teacher, Frank Hamilton, and director, Jim Hirsch, for an hour of music and tribute.