January and February Winter Concerts for Kids

Photo Credit: Hot Peas 'N Butter Band

Looking for an indoor option, why not check out a family-friendly concert. Brooklyn Mamas has collected upcoming concerts in January and February.

The Wiyos

Be prepared to be transported to the 1920’s and ’30s. The Wiyos will be bringing their Fedoras, vaudeville, washboards, kazoos and banjos inviting kids and adults alike to holler, stomp and sing along to old-time American folk music. This Brooklyn-based trio captures the vintage spirit of the era by drawing on blues, ragtime, spirituals, and Appalachian jug-band music. The Wiyos band includes Michael Farkas (Lead Vocals, Harmonica, Kazoo and Washboard); Teddy Webber (Table/Lap Steel Guitar, Acoustic Guitar and Vocals) and Seth Sauerkraut Travins (Upright Bass.)  Click here to listen an audio of The Wiyos.  Carnegie Kids hold concerts throughout the city, visit Carnegiehall.org/Community Programs to view the entire schedule.
When: Saturday, Jan 28, 2012 @ 1pm
Where: Central Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library
Dr. S. Stevan Dweck Center for Contemporary Culture, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Tickets: Tickets are FREE
Phone: 718-230-2100 or 212 -424-2013
Website: Carnegiehall.org/CommunityPrograms 

Mil’s Trills Winter Bash 2012: Meet the Orchestra!
A celebration of music for kids, babies & the whole family, Amelia Robinson & her electric ukulele present a symphony of musical guests in the Mil’s Trills Philharmonic premiere!  Your kids will be able to meet the instruments of the orchestra – french horn, flute, sousaphone, upright bass, violin, trumpet & more. Plus there will extra fun with Puppetry Arts, face painters, circus performers, and a recital by parents/graduates of the Mil’s Trills Fall 2011 Ukulele Workshop.

When: Saturday, January 28th, 2012 at 3pm Seating / 3:30pm Show
Where: Littlefield. 622 Degraw Street (b/w 3rd & 4th Aves), Brooklyn NY 11215. Nearest Subway: R to Union Street
Ages: Suitable for adults with babies, toddlers and children ages 0-4.
Extras: Bring blankets, shakers & ukuleles. Stroller Parking & Refreshments available.
Cost $10 advance / $15 at the door (per adult). KIDS FREE! (under 4 years)
Buy Tickets: To book visit  littlefieldnyc.com
Information: visit milstrills.com

 

Hot Peas ‘N Butter
Award-Winning band Hot Peas ‘N Butter will hold an interactive concert with a performance of multicultural music that incorporates traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk and rock. When my daughter was younger, we never missed one of the band’s  concerts. For those unfamiliar with the band you can visit the  Hot Peas ‘N Butter’s website to find out more about the band, hear sample songs and download all the lyrics of their latest CD!

When: January 29, 2012 at 2pm
Where: Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
Walt Whitman Theater at Brooklyn College, 2900 Campus Road
Ages: 4 and up
Tickets: $7 per person. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office (open Tuesday -Saturday 1pm-6pm) 718-951-4500
Website: http://purchase.tickets.com/buy/TicketPurchase?organ_val=26125&pid=7026989

Jam on Dumbo - Still Safire

Still Saffire is made up of a two sets of 13- 16-y-o sisters(Sonya and Charlotte/Soreya and Annika) who have a knack for writing songs that are engaging and relevant, coupled with a sophistication and maturity that belies their youth. Along with the concert, Superfine will be providing a special kids’ menu before and after the concert, as well as  free face-painting and balloons.

When: February 12, 2012 at 4:30 pm (doors open at 4:00pm)
Where: Superfine restaurant, 126 Front Street, Brooklyn, New York
Tickets: Tickets are $20 per family, available at the door (cash only)
Information: Jam on Dumbo


Mil’s Trills Concert
Mil’s Trills is a series of interactive live shows that engages families with young children  in original music &
stories with the help of the ukulele & musical guests. Led by composer & musician, Amelia Robinson who charms audiences with her quirky and whimsical songs.

When: Fri, February 10, 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Where: 61Local – 61 Bergen Street, Cobble Hill, 11201 (Tentative – call to confirm)
Ages: 0 -4
Admission: $15 (suggested)

Information: milstrills.com

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