is a concert series that produces shows in New York, Los Angeles, Philadelphia (World Café) and Chicago (Schubas). These All Ages shows are designed to bring families together to experience some of the most engaging and vital artists in indie music and comedy. Artists perform original (not specifically made for children) songs in a manner that is both authentic and kid-friendly.
“We love to hear great new music -- and so do our kids.” says Kidrockers founder Beth Lorge. “We want to create an opportunity for kids and parents to discover artists and get to see them play live in a fun, safe and comfortable environment.”
Kidrockers is a registered trademark of Tubbys Enterprises LLC.
BANDS AND HOSTS THAT NORMALLY PLAY FOR ADULTS SHARE THEIR MUSIC WITH KIDS AND ADULTS AT KIDROCKERS
Silversun Pickups, Rogue Wave, Ra Ra Riot, Tad Kubler (of the Hold Steady) and friends, Matthew and Ira of Nada Surf, Rhett Miller, Real Estate, Caveman, Neon Indian, Local Natives,Vivian Girls, Twin Shadow, DIIV, Oberhofer, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., DATAROCK, Drink Up Buttercup, Jukebox the Ghost, Adam Green, Drowners, Chris Barron (of Spin Doctors), Au Revoir Simone, Small Black, Langhorne Slim & The War Eagles, Soulive, Dengue Fever, The Watson Twins, San Fermin, Har Mar Superstar, The Henry Clay People, Army Navy, Reggie Watt, Spires, Jamaica, Jesse Malin & the St. Marks Social, Eternal Summers, Sun Airway, Big Troubles, Pretty Good Dance Moves, TEEN, Pearl and the Beard, LEVY, The Jealous Girlfriends, Chairlift, Jeffrey Lewis, Jamaica, Dinowalrus, Eternal Summers, Spirit Family Reunion, Big Troubles, Dream Diary, The Radar Brothers, The Grates, Happy Hollows, Widowspeak, Useless Keys, Reading Rainbow, The Subjects, Looker, Bishop Allen, The Spinto Band, Afternoons, Locksley, Arrah and the Ferns, The Extraordinaires, Blair, Mon Khmer, The Shackeltons, Phonograph, Palomar, Los Campesinos!.
Seth Herzog and Craig Baldo host most shows. Other comics that host include Roger Hailes, Matt Dwyer, Greg Behrendt, Matt Braunger, Bobby Tisdale, Patton Oswalt, Jordan Carlos and Greg Johnson.
NYU Skirball Performing Arts Center and Big Red Series
NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is the premier venue for the presentation of cultural and performing arts events for New York University and lower Manhattan. Led by executive producer Jay Oliva (President Emeritus, NYU) and executive director Michael Harrington, the programs of NYU Skirball reflect NYU's mission as an international center of scholarship, defined by excellence and innovation and shaped by an intellectually rich and diverse environment. A vital aspect of the Center's mission is to build young adult audiences for the future of live performance. For more information, please visit www.nyuskirball.org.
Through the acclaimed Big Red Chair Family series, the Skirball Center is open to New York City children, families, students, and teachers; allowing them to experience the wonder and excitement of live performance. Programming focuses on multi-disciplinary work from around the world with a particular interest in engaging young people through innovation, unique perspectives, and introduction to a variety of cultures. The series provides quality enriching exposure to live theater and meaningful opportunities for families to bond across generations.
Brooklyn Bowl redefines the entertainment experience for the 21st century. Centered around a 16-lane bowling alley, 600-capacity performance venue with live music 7 nights a week, and food by Blue Ribbon, Brooklyn Bowl stakes out expansive new territory, literally and conceptually, in the 23,000-square foot former Hecla Iron Works (1882), one block from the burgeoning waterfront. http://www.brooklynbowl.com