All The Children Boogie: The Videos

Mar 21

I hope to gather the energy to do a full SXSW wrap-up post soon, because it was seriously one of the most amazing musical weeks I’ve had, but I wanted to quick get the videos from our Bowie tribute, presented with the Scottish Rite Theater and LiveMom.com, up soon.  Here’s the whole playlist, and you really should watch it all because the performances were so very wonderful:

 

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Family Music Meltdown during SXSW — All the Details

Feb 28

Win a VIP bag for your family at the 3rd Annual Family Music Meltdown happening at Pan Am Park on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 3-7 pm.

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This very special annual music event is a favorite with Austin families! Now in its third year, Family Music Meltdown won’t disappoint with an amazing lineup, including TWO Latin Grammy winners (Mister G and Lucky Diaz) along with the 2015 Austin Chronicle Musician of the Year, Gina Chavez!Advertisement

Activities include:

  • Hands-on science activities with the Thinkery
  • Trampolines courtesy of Springfree Trampoline
  • Austin Humane Society will be doing crafts with the kids (and they’ll be bringing some dogs who are adoptable)
  • Craft stations

Food and drinks will be available from Emoji’s Grilled Cheese Rosarito’s Food Truck and Uncle Louie G’s. Blankets, picnics, and lawn chairs are welcome!

What: Family Music Meltdown

When: Wednesday, March 16, from 3 – 7 pm

Where: Pan Am Park’s Hillside Theater, 2100 E. Third Street, Austin

Cost: FREE!

Register to win a VIP bag stocked with swag and snacks!

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Rock & Read — All The Info In One Place

Feb 28

Gather your friends and family on Sunday, March 20, 2016 for Rock + Read, a free book and music fest happening at the Domain.

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Get out and enjoy one last hurrah of Spring Break / SXSW 2016 with this fun book and music fest! Both kids and adults will enjoy the great lineup of musicians. In between sets, BookPeople will be on-hand in the storytime tent with an amazing lineup of local authors who will be reading stories from their books, doing activities with the kids, and signing books. This event is FREE and open to the public.

The Music Lineup:

Local Author Lineup:

In addition to the live music and storytime tent, there will be Easter crafts for the kids, jumping on one of the Springfree Trampolines that will be set up throughout the Domain II, and local vendors!

Thanks to our sponsors, The Domain, Austin Diagnostic Clinic and Springfree Trampoline, for making this event possible.

When: Sunday, March 20, 2016

Time: 1 – 5:30 pm

Where: 3220 Amy Donovan Plaza, The Domain, Austin

Cost: FREE!

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Spare The Rock By Southwest

Jan 22

We’ve got three full-on showcases coming up during South by Southwest this year, plus we’ll present a couple of bands (Red Yarn and David Wax Museum) during KUTX’s Wednesday morning show at the Four Seasons.  Every show is free, no badge required.

Family Music Meltdown

final_meltdown16Wednesday, March 16 • 3 – 7 pm (rain date Thursday)

Pan Am Park’s Hillside Theater, 2100 E. Third Street, Austin

Confirmed Acts:

Yes, by the way, we’ve got two Latin Grammy winners on one bill (Mister G and Lucky Diaz), along with the 2015 Austin Chronicle Musician of the Year (Gina Chavez)!  That’s crazy great.  We’ll also have science activities, trampolines courtesy of sponsors Springfree, and much more!


All The Children Boogie: A Family-Friendly Tribute to David Bowiesupersoldier

Friday, March 18 • 11 am – 4:30 pm • an LMNO Show

Austin Scottish Rite Theater

 


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Sunday, March 20 • 1 – 5:30 pm

The Domain • Austin

Confirmed acts:

We’ll also have a series of authors doing story time, thanks to amazing book store Book People!


 

Mark your calendars, friends, ’cause this is going to be great.  And it’s all free!

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The Breakfast Club

Sep 24

Earlier this summer, Tim Kubart sent me some early mixes of tracks from his new record Home.  I checked a few out and sent him back a five-word email:

Breakfast Club is a hit.

I think I was right, and this video — brand new today — makes me even more sure.

 

Remember, he’s here in Austin on October 3 for a record release show at the Domain.  It’s free, and details are here.

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Hush Hush Music Bash: Full Details

Sep 20

Austin City Limits Music Festival is right around the corner. With so many fabulous musicians coming in for the festival, the whole city will benefit from the free fringe concerts that pop up all over town. If you have mini music fans at home, bring them to the Hush Hush Music Bash at The Domain for the only Kiddie Limits after party in town!

That’s right, we’re bringing a little bit of ACL to you for FREE! Austin’s only after party for kids is going down at Domain II in Amy Donovan Plaza, from 4-7 p.m., on October 3, 2015. With music sponsored by Austin Diagnostic Clinic, the afternoon features performances by Elizabeth McQueen, Tim Kubart with Mother Falcon, and Mario the Magician that will rock mini music lovers’ world—literally. Just when you thought it was time to put the kids to bed…. it’s time to party at the Domain, instead.

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Elizabeth McQueen will kick off the bash at 4 p.m. Known for her beautiful and timeless vocal style, McQueen’s music brings together the best of multiple genres into groovy, danceable art­ form.

Next, Mario the Magician will hit the stage at 5:00 p.m. Part retro, part rock­-and­roll, Mario’s uplifting, highly interactive and ridiculously funny performance is sure to thrill the kids.

As part of a multi­city release for his newest album Home, Tim Kubart will perform “indie pop for all ages” with Mother Falcon at 6 p.m., finishing off a night that will have kids begging for more.

Activities include: Advertisement

  • Cupcake decorating from Baked by Amy’s
  • Hockey demos by Chaparral Ice
  • Microsoft Store Gaming zone
  • Dance competition with swag!
  • Instrument demos with Music Forever Music Together
  • Slapshot with Texas Stars Hockey Club
  • ….. and much more!

What: Hush Hush Music Bash for Kids

Where: Domain II, Amy Donovan Plaza, 11410 Century Oaks Terrace, Austin

When: October 3, 2015, from 4-7 pm

Cost: FREE

For updates, check the Facebook event page.

The Hush Hush Music Bash is brought to you by Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child, The Domain and LiveMom.com. See you there!

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