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Friday, May 25
 

1:00pm PDT

Maplewood 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra
Edmonds Students Perform

Friday May 25, 2012 1:00pm - 1:30pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
  • Biography The 5th & 6th grade orchestra students have been coming to perform at Folklife for about 17 years. The students love performing, visiting the festival and hearing other musicians play live. It is one of the best field trips ever.

1:15pm PDT

KapKa Cooperative School
Spirited songs past & present

Friday May 25, 2012 1:15pm - 1:45pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography For 23 years KapKa Cooperative School students have been singing folk songs, earth songs and community songs.

1:45pm PDT

Maplewood 7th & 8th Grade Orchestra
Edmonds' Students Perform

Friday May 25, 2012 1:45pm - 2:15pm PDT
Center House Court 47.62153, -122.35085
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
  • Biography The 7th & 8th Grade Orchestra from Maplewood K-8 School has been performing at the Folklife Festival for 17 years. The students enjoy a chance to perform and hear others share their craft of music, dance, and art. This field trip is one of their favorites.

5:10pm PDT

Professor Banjo
Old-time for kids and families

Friday May 25, 2012 5:10pm - 5:40pm PDT
Folklife Cafe 47.62383, -122.35084
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography Paul Silveria has a passion for sharing traditional music and dance with wide range of audiences. Paul is an old-time banjo player who covers a variety of intriguing Americana with a ready wit and engaging delivery. Most notably he plays for kids and their banjo-loving parents as Professor Banjo in a show that features sing-a-longs, dancing games, and more! Paul has also been calling traditional Square Dances with live music since 2002.
 
Saturday, May 26
 

11:00am PDT

Family Dance with the Carroll Family Band
With Amy Carroll, Caller

Saturday May 26, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Rainier Room 47.62301, -122.35512
  Participatory Dance, Family Dance Workshop
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography Amy Carroll is a elementary music teacher and caller of dances for all ages. The hokey pokey really is what it's all about.

12:00pm PDT

'Jamtown' John Hayden
Family Music Fun

Saturday May 26, 2012 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Rhythm Tent 47.62298, -122.35159
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography John Hayden and his company JAMTOWN™ celebrate a common love for music shared by all cultures in two important ways. First, he facilitates school, business and community events featuring hands-on participation with rhythm instruments. He is a pioneer in the field of accessible music technology that delivers a ‘shared experience’ to like-minded populations regardless of age or skill. John develops links between the personal music experience, group dynamics, organizational issues and important lessons such as multicultural awareness and diversity. But most of all, he delivers a remarkable session that will be remembered for years to come! His workshops have delivered in-the-moment musical excitement throughout the Northwest including those at the Experience Music Project Museum, Bumbershoot, Folklife, and WOMAD Music Festivals. His work with elementary and middle school children spans 13 years, with a focus on one-time multicultural, hands-on percussion events for classrooms and community gatherings. He has delivered multi-visit programs at Bertchi School in Seattle, Evergreen School in Shoreline, and Chestnut Hill Academy in Bellevue. And he is currently leading Parent/Child classes on Saturdays in Lake City at Jamtown! Second, Since 1995 John has created fair trade relationships with low-income artisans and co-operatives around the world for the purpose of importing musical instruments. JAMTOWN was selected to join the Fair Trade Federation in 1999 and served on the Board for three years. John has written and produced three artisan videos, group rhythm activity guides and a children’s album - included in the award winning JAMTOWN Junior Rhythm Pack. Also in 2006, Creative Child Magazine awarded the Sun Moon Star Drum with a Seal of Excellence.

1:00pm PDT

Songs and Lore of the Sea
With Tom Lewis

Saturday May 26, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm PDT
Intiman Choral Courtyard 47.62372, -122.35242
  Music-Dance Workshop Application, Kids Sing Too!
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography 24 years as an engineer in the Royal Navy; latterly: 29 years as a full-time, professional, international touring folk entertainer.

2:30pm PDT

Snail People
Good Green Family Folk Fun

Saturday May 26, 2012 2:30pm - 3:00pm PDT
Alki Court Stage 47.62286, -122.35328
  Music Performance, Living Green Show
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography Snail People is a multi-instrumental, multi-genre and multi-hairstyle touring music duo for kids and families. Re-imagined classics and creative originals encourage slowing down and looking around. Mindy Dillard is Mindy Snail. When she slowed down at age 27, she realized she was actually 5 foot 7 inches tall (not 5'6) and that she does not like escargot. Eric McEuen is Eric Snail. He enjoys being bald and playing guitar. He likes taking long walks and looking for snails.

3:10pm PDT

Carl Allen
Woody 20 Grow Big Songs

Saturday May 26, 2012 3:10pm - 3:40pm PDT
Alki Court Stage 47.62286, -122.35328
  Music Performance, Living Green Show
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography Carl has been entertaining children for over 50 year with Woody Guthrie's kids songs and other kids favorites.
 
Sunday, May 27
 

11:00am PDT

Sing with Señor
Music for learning Spanish

Sunday May 27, 2012 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
Folklife Cafe 47.62383, -122.35084
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography Sing with Señor music teaches the basics of the Spanish language through simple lyrics and infectious melodies. We have developed our songs for not only teachers and students, but for parents and children to enjoy learning or teaching the language in a fun and creative way.

11:00am PDT

Singing Games for Kids
With Amy Carroll

Sunday May 27, 2012 11:00am - 11:50pm PDT
Olympic Room 47.62292, -122.35512
  Music-Dance Workshop Application, (if applicable)
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
  • Biography Amy has been collecting play party games and singing dance activities from anyone she can for about 10 years. She's also a music teacher and dance caller.

12:40pm PDT

Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band
Sousa Marches and More

Sunday May 27, 2012 12:40pm - 1:15pm PDT
Mural Amphitheatre 47.62057, -122.35049
  Music Performance, (if applicable)
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography The Ballard Sedentary Sousa Band plays hits from the Golden Age of The Band, 1890-1935. Personnel includes the world's only sedentary majorette and an award winning sedentary drill team.
 
Monday, May 28
 

11:00am PDT

Johnny Bregar
Tunes for the Whole Family!

Monday May 28, 2012 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage 47.62314, -122.35246
  Music Performance, Kindiependent Show!
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography Johnny Bregar is a seasoned performer for children between the ages of 2 and 9. He is known for his engaging live concerts that delight kids and parents alike. His original songs and arrangements of familiar children's songs have a rootsy, jazzy, bluesy sound. He has recorded three CDs in his Ballard studio and appears on two Putumayo compilations, "Picnic Playground" and "A Family Christmas. Says Warren Truitt, Senior Children's Librarian at The New York Public Library's Early Childhood Resource and Information Center. “Bregar's been doin' his homework...originals like "Blue Dog," "Blackberry Pie," and "Owl" are wonderfully authentic, to the point where you would think they're Americana relics. Bregar has a knack, as well, for super catchy country pop: listen to the shimmery "Airplane" and the awesome choruses of "Best Friend" and "Summertime.”

11:00am PDT

Dina Blade & the Canotes
Fun-filled Family Dances

Monday May 28, 2012 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Vera Project/Gallery 47.62309, -122.35359
  Participatory Dance, Family Dance

11:45am PDT

The Board of Education
Listen. Learn. Rock!

Monday May 28, 2012 11:45am - 12:15pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage 47.62314, -122.35246
  Music Performance, Kindiependent Show!
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography The Board of Education is one of Seattle's first kids' rock bands. They just released their new album, Binary, full of songs about everything from space, to kevlar, to the first day of school, to Star Wars.

12:30pm PDT

The Harmonica Pocket
Acoustic Folk for Families

Monday May 28, 2012 12:30pm - 1:00pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage 47.62314, -122.35246
  Music Performance, Kindiependent Show!
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography When the Harmonica Pocket takes the stage, audiences don't just sit back to be entertained. The show delivers highly-interactive experiences that get children (and their grown-ups) singing and moving in their seats. With swinging story-songs, hula hoops, and a suitcase of props, The Harmonica Pocket mixes up music, dance, and imagination games.

1:15pm PDT

Caspar Babypants
Simple Music for Families

Monday May 28, 2012 1:15pm - 1:50pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage 47.62314, -122.35246
  Music Performance, Kindiependent Show!
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography Caspar Babypants makes simple upbeat acoustic sing along music for babies brains and parents ears. Caspar Babypants is also known as Chris Ballew, Grammy nominated lead singer of the rock and roll band The Presidents of the United States of America. CASPAR says: "I want to make music for the very young because I admire their associative inventive imaginations and as an adult I nurture that same creativity in myself."

2:05pm PDT

Recess Monkey
3 Teachers Who Rock!

Monday May 28, 2012 2:05pm - 2:40pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage 47.62314, -122.35246
  Music Performance, Kindiependent Show!
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography Recess Monkey are three elementary school teachers who make music for kids and families that grow out of their experiences in the classroom, as parents and their own memories of being young. The music is uptempo, highly participatory and danceable!

2:55pm PDT

The Not-Its!
Your Child's First Rock Show!

Monday May 28, 2012 2:55pm - 3:30pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage 47.62314, -122.35246
  Music Performance, Kindiependent Show!
  • Genre ZCH -- Children's Programs
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  • Biography The Not-Its! are your child's first rock band made up of Seattle area parents who have been playing together for 4 years with 3 albums to show for it.