Boston Children's Music Blog Posts

  • What’s Happening this Weekend? May 15th & 16th
    on May 13, 2010 in Shows
    We have a beautiful weekend in store for us and a couple of big family-friendly festivals too. Here are this weekend’s highlights: The Hilltown Spring Festival will be held at the Cummington Fairgrounds on Saturday. Looks like they have a lot...
  • Win a Ben Rudnick & Friends CD
    on May 13, 2010 in Giveaways
    Ben Rudnick & Friends are running a contest for a free copy of A Frog Named Sam. All you have to do is listen to the song Race Car (probably Ivan’s favorite song on the CD) and tell them who “the race will soon be won by.” You...
  • An Interview with Vanessa Trien
    on May 12, 2010 in Interviews
    We first saw Vanessa Trien and the Jumping Monkeys play at the Regent Theatre a couple of years ago and, like so many other “Nessa Groupies,” we were instantly hooked! We picked up her first CD, Hot Air Balloon, and began following her an...
  • Ratboy Jr. Video
    on May 4, 2010 in Videos
    Check out this funny new video from Ratboy Jr.
  • Must-Hear Music
    on May 4, 2010 in CD Reviews
    We’ve been listening to lots of new—and some not so new—music that’s super cool. Local favorite Liz Buchanan recently released a new CD and so did Princess Katie & Racer Steve. And did you know that the ever-awesome Reces...
  • What’s Happening This Weekend? May 1st & 2nd
    on Apr 29, 2010 in Shows
    I am so ready for warmer weather and it looks like we’re going to get some this weekend! 70’s & 80’s here we come! There are some really fun shows coming up this weekend, too. So get yourselves ready for some music followed by...
  • Win FREE Tickets to See They Might Be Giants at the Regent!
    on Apr 26, 2010 in Giveaways Interviews News
    Amazon.com Widgets You’ve probably heard the rumors… everyone in town is talking about it… and yes, it’s true! They Might Be Giants are coming to the Regent Theatre in Arlington next month for two benefit family shows: Ma...
  • Judy Pancoast and the Groovy Dudes!
    on Apr 25, 2010 in News Shows
    It’s officially official, Judy Pancoast has gathered her own group of Groovy Dudes to play shows with her! This means that Judy’s shows will now feature a full band—how exciting! Judy’s new team includes Bob West on guitar, Ma...
  • What’s Happening Over Vacation Week?
    on Apr 16, 2010 in Giveaways Shows
    This vacation week is shaping up to be a good one. LOTS of performances from some of our favorite musicians and bands. Below are some highlights, but be sure to check out our calendar of events for a full listing of shows for the week. Monday: Micha...
  • Boston Children’s Music is on Facebook!
    on Apr 15, 2010 in News
    Come join Boston Children’s Music on Facebook! Become a fan of our page and you’ll have access to all the posts on the site plus extra tidbits about cool children’s CDs or fun music events. We’ll also post photos and videos fr...
  • Win FREE Tickets to See Leeny & Tamara!
    on Apr 15, 2010 in Giveaways
    Leeny & Tamara have been out and about in massachusetts performing songs from their new CD, Sharing the Same Stars, for a while now, but you may not yet have had the chance to see them live in concert. Their CD is wonderful, full of life lessons...
  • Win a FREE Leeny & Tamara CD!
    on Apr 15, 2010 in Giveaways
    Amazon.com Widgets Leeny & Tamara’s new CD, Sharing the Same Stars, is a real gem. The songs are positive and teach valuable lessons, from being nice to each other to the sources and uses of vitamin C, without sounding preachy. And, t...
  • Win FREE Debbie & Friends Tickets!
    on Apr 14, 2010 in Giveaways
    Debbie & Friends are planning a bunch of performances over vacation week—thank goodness! They’ll be at the Mashpee Public Library Wednesday morning at 11am, the Westwood library at 7pm on Wednesday, and at the Children’s Cooperativ...
  • Music News
    on Apr 13, 2010 in News
    I decided to take a week off from my computer to clear my head and maybe get rid of my typing calluses. My head is clearer, my fingers still seem to want to type! While I was away, some interesting local music news popped up in my inbox. Thought I...
  • What’s Happening This Weekend? April 10 & 11
    on Apr 9, 2010 in Shows
    As always, there’s a nice collection of shows this weekend, even a couple of classical music concerts, but there are two shows in particular that you have to know about… Joe’s Backyard Band will be at the Regent Theatre in Arlington...
  • Win FREE Tickets to See Joe’s Backyard Band!
    on Apr 4, 2010 in Giveaways
    Amazon.com Widgets The soon-to-be famous and amazingly talented Rhode Island family band, Joe’s Backyard Band, is coming to Massachusetts! Joe’s Backyard Band won a prestigious 2009 Boston Children’s Music Award for favorite ne...
  • Tingaleyo: Learning Through Music
    on Apr 3, 2010 in CD Reviews
    Amazon.com Widgets Ivan just loves listening to songs sung in other languages, particularly Spanish. He seems to enjoy the different qualities in the sounds and melodic twists and turns of other languages. I believe that listening to other langu...
  • Vanessa Trien’s Carnival Day
    on Apr 3, 2010 in CD Reviews
    Have you listened to Vanessa Trien’s newest CD, Carnival Day? If you know good music and are a fan of local children’s musicians, then I’m sure you have. I’m sure you’ve had the same experience I’ve had finding tha...
  • What’s Happening this Weekend? March 13th and 14th
    on Mar 12, 2010 in Shows
    For those of us interested in local children’s music, there will be a really cool conference this weekend at Leslie University hosted by the Children’s Music Network. The “Power of Music in Children’s Lives” conference will...
  • More Story Songs & Sing Alongs!
    on Mar 12, 2010 in CD Reviews
    You’ve been waiting for two and half years for the new Debbie & Friends CD. You know you’ve been hoping for more of those sweet, upbeat, classic kids’ songs that are fun to sing along to and bring new twists to your favorite ch...
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