From the City of Austin, Texas – City launches “Music for Kids” summer concert series
29 May 2012 - 18:03, by , in Neighborly Activities, News, No comments

The City of Austin’s Music Division and the Austin Public Library is launching a series of summertime music performances for Austin’s youth.

The new six-week summer concert series Music for Kids will showcase 20 free, musical performances suited for children, teens and families at library locations throughout the city.

“The Music Division is thrilled to introduce this summer kids program in the city,” said Don Pitts, Music Program Manager. “This is a great way to highlight local talent and the positive influence of music on our children, youth and families.”

Music for Kids, June 13-July 21, will feature Austin singer-songwriters Lucas Miller, Gina Chavez, Neal Kassanoff and Courtney Sanchez, who will each perform solo acts at various libraries. The series will also include popular special guest musicians like Marcia Ball and Guy Forsyth.

Visit www.austintexas.gov/MusicForKids to learn more. These performances are part of SRP’12, the Library’s summer reading program for youth. For a complete list of SRP’12 events, check out www.austinsummerreading.org.

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