by Stefan Shepherd 10 May 2011 23:50
by Captain Kangaroo 11 Jan 2012 21:06
Network television's longest running children's television character, Captain Kangaroo, has returned to inspire, enthuse and empower a new generation of children. 2012 will see the launch of "KangarooTube", the Captain's own YouTube channel where he'll share music, stories, and gentle humor in the hopes of helping kids discover, and create for themselves, a world where "Curiosity Is the Key".
by Stefan Shepherd 09 May 2011 19:50
The Children's Museum of Phoenix (215 N 7th St / Phoenix, Arizona 85034 / (602) 253-0501) occasionally presents kids music shows. Since 2009, CMOP has presented shows booked by Stefan Shepherd from Zooglobble. Artists that have played at CMOP include Gustafer Yellowgold, Randy Kaplan, Lucky Diaz, and Chuck Cheesman. Admission is free with Museum admission, but tickets/reservations are often required in advance. This can be done at the Museum's website.
by Freight and Salvage 12 May 2011 01:38
The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse is a nonprofit community arts organization dedicated to promoting public awareness and understanding of traditional music—music that is rooted in and expressive of the great variety of regional, ethnic, and social cultures of peoples throughout the world.
by billchilds 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 billchilds 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 Deb 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.
by billchilds 07 May 2011 13:14
The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is located in Amherst, MA, and occasionally hosts family music concerts, generally in conjunction with other entities. The museum's main music series is held as a fundraiser for the Northampton Community Music Center and is booked by Bill Childs of Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child and Aric Bieganek of The Royal Order of Chords and Keys. Their auditorium holds just shy of 200 people and has a good PA system with two monitor mixes.
by Susie 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.
by alphabetsean 23 May 2011 02:18Trout 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.
by alphabetsean 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).