Austin Kiddie Limits

by Stefan ShepherdStefan Shepherd 10 May 2011 23:50

Austin Kiddie Limits is the kids stage at the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival held each fall in Austin, Texas. The stage is produced by Tor Hyams.

Green River Festival

by billchildsbillchilds 08 May 2011 00:35

The Green River Festival is an annual music and hot air balloon festival in Greenfield, Massachusetts. It added a family stage (the "Meltdown Stage") in 2010, produced by Bill Childs and WRSI-FM.


by billchildsbillchilds 10 May 2011 19:32

Kidzapalooza is the family stage/area at the Chicago-based Lollapalooza festival and its counterpart in Chile. It is produced by Tor Hyams.


by billchildsbillchilds 07 May 2011 14:15

KindieFest is the first family music conference that embraces the family music world in all of its diversity. Held annually in Brooklyn, the event brings together artists, writers, radio, TV, and many more for panels, an industry showcase, and a public music festival. It grew out of events in 2006 and 2007 to become a conference starting in 2007. It is produced by Tor Hyams, Stephanie Mayers, Mona Kayhan, and Bill Childs.

Lockport Children's Festival

by alphabetseanalphabetsean 11 May 2011 19:03

Lockport Children's Festival is an outdoor winter festival located just outside Lockport, Manitoba on the edge of the Red River Floodway. It takes place at the end of January, and has been running since 1988. It usually includes pony rides, a petting zoo, face painting, sledding, clowns, jugglers and bands. While they promote their heated tents on their website, the tents can be only marginally warmer than it is outside, so dress warm! Even with the cold, however, any act booked to play the festival will enjoy an engaged and appreciative audience.


by billchildsbillchilds 07 May 2011 12:55

The River's Family Music Meltdown and Book Bash is a free annual event, held on the last Saturday in March, produced by Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child and, featuring three stages of music and children's book authors, along with activities, food, and local vendors. It draws over 3,500 kids and grownups annually and is held at JFK Middle School in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Patchwork Series

by Deb Evans BraunDeb Evans Braun 10 May 2011 04:10

A Saturday music and performing arts series for families at the historic, non-profit, Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse in Berkeley, CA. Patchwork currently runs approximately monthly, September through May. Tickets are $8 - $9. Patchwork is produced by Sarita Pockell, Melita Doostan, Rudy Trubitt and Deb Evans Braun.

Town Hall Seattle

by Susie TennantSusie Tennant 09 May 2011 17:18

Town Hall Seattle fosters cultural expression and the exchange of ideas through arts, education, humanities, and civic programs. We exist to reflect and inspire Seattle's best impulses—towards creativity, toward expansive thinking, and toward an ever-deepening idea of community. The 2011-2012 season features our sixth year of Saturday Family Concert programming. Tickets are free for kids, and 5 dollars for adults, ensuring accessibilty for all. For more information contact Susie Tennant gro.elttaesllahnwot|eisuS#gro.elttaesllahnwot|eisuS.

Trout Forest Music Festival

by alphabetseanalphabetsean 23 May 2011 02:18

Trout Forest Music Festival, or "The Trout", is a weekend music festival that occurs in Ear Falls, Ontario every year on the second week in August. It is a small, intimate festival that runs three stages; one mainstage, one workshop stage (in the beer gardens), and one children's stage (depending on the funding available in any particular year, this stage may be cut). The crowds are not large, but very receptive. The volunteer base and staff of the festival are extremely helpful and enthusiastic. Part of the mission of The Trout is to showcase Canadian acts, making the content of the festival 100% Canadian.

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

by alphabetseanalphabetsean 12 May 2011 19:47

The Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival is an annual theatre festival that takes place in the middle of July. It is the second largest Fringe Festival in North America, behind only the festival held in Edmonton, Alberta. The festival revolves around performance art and theatrical productions taking place around Winnipeg downtown at a number of venues provided by the festival, and a free stage in Old Market Square where much of the children's programming takes place (organized under the banner of Kid's Fringe).

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