Because… Kids Rock!
Redwood City is pleased to offer its kids music series for the tenth straight year! MCd by Andy-Z, the Master of Music and Play, this series brings high energy and tons of fun to both kids and adults on Courthouse Square! Sponsored by Redwood City’s Public Library and Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, this series provides a safe and fun environment for kids to dance and enjoy live music. Your family will be thrilled to enjoy free live music, along with an inflatable play-land and more!
Kids Rock! Schedule
June 11 – Lori & RJ
July 23 – Asheba
August 20 – Andy Z and the Andyland Band
Courthouse Square, Redwood City, CA
Sponsored by Redwood City’s Public Library and Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department, this series provides a safe and fun environment for kids to dance and enjoy live music. Your family will be thrilled to enjoy free live music, along with an inflatable play-land and more, this year from 10am to 12pm. More info at: https://www.redwoodcity.org/kidsrock
About Emcee “MC” Andy Z
Redwood City-born kindie-rock artist Andy Z literally feels right at home MC’ing our kids rock concert series. In addition to performing live for hundreds of audiences every year, and at such prominent national music festivals as Strings Music Festival in Colorado and Austin City Limits Festival in Texas, he has guest deejayed on the national radio shows Spare The Rock Spoil The Child and Hilltown Family Variety Show. As a celebrity, he appeared with Nancy Cartwright (the voice of Bart Simpson) at the joint event “Stars In The Park”, and with San Francisco Giants mascot “Lou Seal”, leading the Highlander Little League Opening Day crowd in a rousing rendition of “Take Me Out To The Ball Game”.
Sunday, July 23
Asheba is a musical storyteller who specializes in calypso, the musical and folkloric oral tradition of Trinidad, Asheba’s homeland. Stories of hope and happiness are the focus of his songs, which range from original lullabies to fast-tempo tunes to remakes of classics such as Itsy Bitsy Spider, Five Little Monkeys, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, and You Are My Sunshine.
Because his music is for all ages, abilities, and backgrounds, you’ll find children and parents alike joyfully singing, clapping and dancing along to it.
Andy Z is a multiple award-winning children’s performer, singer/songwriter, and educator who combines music, movement, storytelling, and colorful characters to create an experience that keeps kids engaged and families entertained. Andy’s performances have earned him rave reviews and high-profile appearances on the Pandora Video Series, Pottery Barn Kids Stylehouse website, and his Andyland Band has been featured at events including Austin City Limits Music Festival (TX), Strings Music Festival (CO), Facebook Scare On The Square and Family Day Events, San Ramon Art & Wind Festival, Marine Science Institute’s Earth Day on the Bay, Filoli Estate Family Night, and the long-running Redwood City Events series’ – Kids Rock and Almost Mother’s Day. Andy’s music has been heard on NBC’s Today Show and has received many accolades, including Disney’s iParenting Media Award, Parent’s Choice Foundation Award, National Parenting Publications Award (NAPPA), and Tillywig Top Fun Award. Click here for his latest video.
Redwood City’s Kids Rock! is brought to you by Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services, and is proud to be supported by Community Partner Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.