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 Chapel. 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 Utah State Hospital, click HERE.

2018 Barn Dance Dates (all barn dances begin at 7:30 p.m.)

Friday, March 23 (at The Barn in Mapleton)

Friday, April 13 (at the USH Chapel)

Friday, May 18 (at USH Chapel)

Friday, June 15 (at USH Chapel)

Look here for more barn dance dates (for July and later). The will be posted in May.


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

2018 Concert Dates

Wednesday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. -featuring BYU’s American Folk Music Ensemble.

Wednesday, April 18, 7:00 p.m. -featuring BYU Folk Music Ensembles performing Irish, Scottish, and Mexican Mariachi music! Concerts are free admission.

 Directions to the Barn in Mapleton
From Interstate 15:

From Provo/BYU Campus: