Kindie Music LIVE!

We love Kindie music (that's independent music for kids - Kindie!) and there's only one thing better than listening to the latest songs from your favorite Kindie artists, and that is seeing them LIVE on stage! Below is a list of just some of the wonderful live music for families happening in our region in the coming months.

  • September 16: Two Of A Kind / Woof & Hoof Music Festival, Glenmoore, PA
  • November 4: Miss Nina Meets the Jungle Gym Jam / World Cafe Live, Philly
  • November 11: Alex and the Kaleidoscope / World Cafe Live, Philly

Kids Corner Stage
Philly Folk Festival
Sunday, August 20 
Upper Salford Township, PA

Sitting in for Kathy O'Connell this year to host the Kids Corner stage (near the WXPN tent) at the Philadelphia Folk Festival is longtime Kids Corner friend John Flynn! The Kids Corner stage will feature family-friendly performances at Noon by folk icon John McCutcheon and new friends of Kids Corner, Ants On A Log! The Folk Fest is a perfect family event, with puppeteers, jugglers, aerialists, storytellers, hands-on crafts and of course, the Kids Corner Stage! For more info, pfs.org

Hero School
Now through August 27
Theatre Horizon
Norristown, PA 

An exciting, on-your-feet adventure that lets YOU make decisions and be an active participant in the story, Hero School will transform Theatre Horizon into a training camp for superheroes. Audience members (a.k.a., heroes-in-training) will sharpen their super skills while going on an adventure that travels through multiple rooms in the theater. But, beware: when the school is menaced by the villainous Polonium Malograve, the students must put their skills to the test and work together to save the day. For more info, theatrehorizon.org

Shugart's Sunday - BBQ & Blues
Sunday, September 17
Historic Sugartown
Malvern, PA

Beneath the amazing backdrop of Historic Sugartown’s General Store and Worrall House, Shugart’s Sunday will feature a festive afternoon with live local blues music and mouth-watering barbecue. The day offers down-home family fun with an afternoon full of music, food and family activities at the beautifully restored village corner. For more info, historicsugartown.org

Summer of Space
The Franklin Institute

Philadelphia, PA 

With a total solar eclipse coming August 21, the Franklin Institute has proclaimed this the Summer of Space. The science museum’s summer programming will feature a wide variety of events, from workshops to movies and more. The Young Scientists Area, a special space for younger visitors to the museum, will allow young science enthusiasts to learn about astronomy and engineering, with Lego bricks included. For more info, fi.edu

Block By Block Party
Sat/Sun, Sept 16/17
University of the Sciences 
Philadelphia, PA

The Block By Block Party is a gaming event for kids who love Minecraft! Minecraft-themed festivities include arts and craft, Lego build challenges, Minecraft Karaoke, face painting and more. The Block Party will support bringing hi-tech educational tools to Philly public schools and raise funds for Public Citizens for Children and Youth. For more info, pccy.org

David Rogers’
Big Bugs
Now through August 29
Tyler Arboretum 
Media, PA

Be awed and inspired by artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs, 10 gigantic insect sculptures on parade through the Arboretum. Made from natural materials, they remind us in a big way of the vital role insects play in the environment.  For more, visit tylerarboretum.org