Barn Dances & Concerts

The Institute of American Music sponsors free barn dances in Provo, Utah. The dances are held at the Utah State Hospital in the Owen P. Heninger Building. Barn dances always have a professional dance caller and live music! The barn dances are held most months of the year. To view barn dancing videos with instruction, click HERE. See below for upcoming barn dance dates. For written directions and a google map to the USH Heninger building, click HERE.

2016 Barn Dance Dates (all barn dances begin at 7:30 p.m.)

Friday, October 21

Friday, November 18

The Institute of American Music also sponsors concerts and recitals at USH. Concerts will be held in the CHAPEL.

2016 Concert Dates

Thursday, December 8, 7:30 p.m. -featuring BYU Folk Music Ensembles performing American, Irish, Scottish, and Original Compositions by some of the students!

Thursday, December 15, 7:30 p.m. -featuring Molly in the Mineshaft (BYU graduates who play a variety of folk, traditional, and other awesome acoustic music styles). To learn more about the band visit: