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.

Many are hosting interactive online concerts (see a complete list compiled by Mil's Trills). Rock out to our playlist and see our podcast & audio books guide for more listening pleasure.

The Laurie Berkner Band

Catchy tunes and clever lyrics from the queen of kindie rock compel all ages to stomp like dinosaurs and brush their teeth like goldfish. Other favorite danceable tunes from her 20+ year career include Victor Vito and I'm Gonna Catch You and so many more.

Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats

Upbeat ukulele ditties by this Grammy-award winner evoke the jazz age with swinging beats (but with uplifting, kid-friendly lyrics). Sing/scat along and smile to Fantastic or make a bilingual salad with La Cosecha.

 

They Might Be Giants

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.

Tim Kubart

The retro pop songs of this cutie Grammy winner celebrate everyday moments like family breakfasts and backyard swinging - perfect for latin-tinged Dancing in the Kitchen.

GUSTAFER YELLOWGOLD

Meet a friendly creature who came to Earth from the sun and is living out an explorer’s life in a slightly psychedelic version of the Minnesota woods. Meet bizarre characters from a snake who loves socks and a monster cake with hand-drawn animations and a rocking sound.

Annie & The Natural Wonder Band

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.

STREAMING CONCERTS

Sing with Suzi Shelton

Join local singer/songwriter Suzi Shelton (and her special guests) for an intimate performance from her living room to yours. Silliness, musical fun and dancing too. Open up her Facebook page…

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USP Online

Chic indoor playspace Union Square Play brings their offerings online. Every day they offer one family activity, one kids’ video, and one online event for parents. Videos include local favorites…

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Flushing Town Hall Global Arts for Global Kids

Flushing Town Hall’s dedicated Teaching Artists offer online classes Tuesday through Friday, culminating in an online family matinee performance on Saturday. This week learn about Colombian music and dance. Watch…

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Mil’s Trills Interactive Live Songwriting

Hang with Brooklyn singer-songwriter Amelia Mills and help her write songs. Featuring different themes and guests daily.

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Daily Timbalooloo Live

Oran Etkin, world renowned musician and founder of Timbalooloo Music, takes kids on a musical journey around the world, exploring the music of Tito Puente, Herbie Hancock, Mozart and much…

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No Nap Family Happy Hour

Join families in Austin and nationwide in a Facebook free live-stream for kids and their grownups featuring favorite kindie musicians such as Dan & Claudia Zanes.

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CAMP Virtual Birthday Parties

Join free virtual birthday parties with experiential toy store CAMP. You can “invite” friends for a magic show, dancing, and a sing-a-long. Also download their free weekly activity book.

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Rockefeller Center’s Spring Sunday

Rockefeller Center presents a curated program of free family-friendly entertainment and art-making. Participate in art workshops with Art Production Fund, live music from Rock and Roll Playhouse, puppet theatre from…

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Lincoln Center #ConcertsForKids

Lincoln Center is teaming up with a remarkable group of artists to bring world-class performances and diverse musical perspectives to families at home. A soulful and important new voice in…

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Kidville Online Classes

Join Kidville livestream experiences throughout the day including music, dance, and gymnastics for babies to 6 year olds.

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Live From The Playroom

Rock out at free musical livestreams from Rock and Roll Playhouse, featuring local musicians covering legendary rock stars.

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Treasure Trunk Theatre: Musical Adventure

This class uses music and imaginations to together on exciting adventures. Sing-a-long and row our boat down the stream, twinkle like a little star, visit Old MacDonald’s farm, and more…

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