Time for indoor dance parties! Here are a few of our favorite local bands with kid-friendly content to tunes that rock for all ages.
The quirky band that taught the 90s that Istanbul once was Constantinople also made fantastic, educational kids albums about science, letters and numbers (plus the catch Mickey Mouse clubhouse soundtrack. Lean more geography in the Alphabet of Nations, rock out to I Am a Paleontologist or set goals to I Never Go to Work.
These creators of catchy interactive songs about the wonders of nature (whim we first discovered at the Bronx Zoo) have been around so long that a track on their beloved On Safari album instructs listeners to turn the tape to side 2. But their tunes are timeless, fact-filled and encourage moving like like hip hippopotamus, county frogs and bitter butterflies.
Experience intimate, one-of-a-kind, live performances that are socially distant, within the indoor spaces of Brookfield Place. Up to six people who have traveled together can watch 15-20 minutes performances by New York Chinese Cultural Center in honor of the Lunar New Year. Friday evening perform * Online registration opens on the Monday before each show…
Enjoy live music activating the galleries of the Museum of Arts & Design on Saturday afternoons. Casual and kid-friendly (and socially distanced).
Visit anytime Thursday – Sunday 11 am–7 pm to explore the gorgeous stained glass in Brian Clarke: The Art of Light (fun family guide available), creative accessories in 45 Stories in Jewelry: 1947…
Participate or simply listen during monthly jam sessions. Hear tunes in celebration of Women’s History Month, tunes about luck, or by Irish composers.
Musicians from Queens and around the world join online, led by Carol Sudhalter and Flushing Town Hall house band.
Join Broadway Babysitters and Katie Lynch from Backstage Bite for a virtual event filled with song, fun, food and joy in the kitchen. Featuring Broadway tunes, sing-a-longs, dance parties, creative crafting and cooking.
In celebration of Women’s History Month, Flushing Town Hall presents “Songbirds,” featuring the music of Minnie Riperton, Shirley Horn and Joni Mitchell, performed by the Mala Waldron Quartet. “Songbirds” is a beautiful journey into a not so distant past made popular by Minnie Riperton, Shirley Horn and Joni Mitchell, filled with memorable music and song.