Wacky Wednesdays family concerts - 2017
|Wacky Wednesdays family concerts draw the whole family up on their feet and into the fun!|
Sponsored by The Harold and Avis Goldstein Trust
Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles: treat your favorite children to five exciting, family friendly Wacky Wednesday performances! This year our family concerts, always packed with award-winning entertainers, welcomes back many past performers for this celebratory year. And of course, there’s always free chocolate milk and lemonade at every Wednesday concert.
Concerts take place rain or shine.
All performances: TBA
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Wacky Wednesdays concerts are great performances for everyone!
For information about accessibility and accommodations, please visit our Know Before You Go page.
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|Wednesday, July 5, 10 am
Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys
Vanessa Trien has been performing music for kids and families since 2005, many of those years in collaboration with her lively folk/roots/pop band, the Jumping Monkeys. She has three Parents' Choice award-winning CDs for kids and families, and is currently working on her fourth album, due out this winter. A former Music Together teacher, Vanessa packs concert halls, preschool fundraisers and outdoor venues with her highly interactive shows, featuring plenty of group singing and movement.
|Wednesday, July 12, 10 am
Karen K and the Jitterbugs
Named one of the “Must-See Acts of 2015,” and called “Power pop sheen that makes them fun for the whole family” by the Boston Globe, Karen K and the Jitterbugs have quickly become a favorite among kids and kid-ults in Boston and beyond. Known for their totally engaging, high-energy show packed with humor and amazingly catchy, well-crafted tunes, Karen K & the Jitterbugs is one of the most buzzed about kindie bands on the East Coast.
|Wednesday, July 19, 10 am
Alastair Moock and Friends
GRAMMY nominee and a two-time Parents’ Choice gold medal winner, Alastair Moock ”makes real kids music that parents can actually enjoy” according to the Boston Globe. Moock and Friends’ live shows are rowdy, rootsy, singin’ and dancin’ fun for the whole family! A roots-based musician, Moock was a recipient of the ASCAP Joe Raposo Children’s Music Award, and has twice been voted by the Fids & Kamily Industry Critics’ Poll among the Top Three Albums of the Year. The New York Times calls him “a Tom Waits for kids.”
|Wednesday, July 26, 10 am
Debbie and Friends
A live Debbie and Friends show is perfect interactive entertainment for families and elementary aged kids. Kids love her energy and appreciate the interesting array of instruments she brings to her performances, including keyboard, banjo, hand percussion, flute and vocals. Her original music ranges from straight ahead pop to
country, rock and reggae. Her songs are engaging, fun, interactive and often tell stories that children know and love.