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Boston Music Events and Concerts for Kids and Families

Is your child a budding musician? Boston is quite the hub for musical events and activities, especially with Berklee School of Music right here in our city. Find events for kids with musical themes, including singing, instrument play, performances, concerts and instrument petting zoos.


Jeff Jam Weekday 9am Online SingalongsVirtual/Online, $
Mon, April 20, 2020  -  Tue, April 20, 2021   
Thirty minute singalong with Jeff Jam at The Jeff Jam Fun Club, via Patreon.com, 9-9:30am. $1 per month subscription allows access to all previous singalongs, and more.
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Boston Pops in Love (LIVE & On Demand)Virtual/Online, $$
Fri, February 12, 2021  -  Sun, March 14, 2021   
Announcing Boston Pops In Love! This special concert, celebrating the theme of love across a variety of musical genres, will stream live from Symphony Hall on Friday, February 12 at 8PM EST.
Sound Bites: Hip-Hop Generations Virtual ConcertsVirtual/Online, $
Today  -  Thu, June 3, 2021   
Join the Museum of Fine Arts Boston for 'Hip-Hop Generations,' part of the Sound Bites: Nancy Lee Clark Concert Series and staged in conjunction with “Writing the Future: Basquiat and the Hip-Hop Generation.”
New Bedford Winter JazzFest OnlineVirtual/Online, Free
Fri, March 5, 2021  -  Sun, March 7, 2021   
New Bedford JazzFest will feature three bands over three days. Catch Marcus Four, Zinno, Garzone, and Barata, as well as Svetlana and the New York Collective.
Needham Community Theatre present: A Little More Fun in 2021 - A Musical RevueVirtual/Online, Free
Fri, March 5, 2021  -  Sat, March 6, 2021   
Back by popular demand, Needham Community Theatre presents its second virtual musical revue, titled A Little MORE Fun in 2021. It includes performances of songs from Broadway and Hollywood shows by talented singers from our community.
Margot Fox Family Fun Time Live StreamVirtual/Online, $$
Sat, March 6, 2021   
Join Margot Fox and friends for some family-friendly folk-rock Live-Streamed from the Regent Theatre!. Come dance, wiggle, and sing to her tunes (old and new) as we shake off the cold and look towards spring!
Forgotten VoicesWayland, $$
Sat, March 13, 2021  -  Sat, March 13, 2021   
A crescendo of instrumental forces from duo to trio to quartet to quintet that reveal the creative voices of outstanding, overlooked Classical era composers. This is a virtual event.
Handel and Haydn Society’s The Magic of TelemannVirtual/Online, Free
Tue, March 16, 2021  -  Tue, March 16, 2021   
The H+H Orchestra performs The Magic of Telemann on March 16, 2021. The performance will feature Telemann’s Canonic Sonata No. 1 in G Major, and Telemann’s Paris Quartet No 1 in G Major.
Handel and Haydn Society’s Mozart, CPE Bach, and FriendsVirtual/Online, Free
Tue, March 23, 2021  -  Tue, March 23, 2021   
The H+H Orchestra will perform Mozart, CPE Bach and Friends on March 2, 2021. The concert features music from the transition time between the Baroque and the early Classical eras.
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Opening Doors: Race, Conversation & SongVirtual/Online, Free
Sun, March 28, 2021  -  Sun, May 23, 2021   
Opening Doors is a new music and interview series hosted by Alastair Moock and presented in collaboration with the Melrose Unitarian Universalist Church Anti-Racism Team.
Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7Virtual/Online, Free
Tue, March 30, 2021  -  Tue, March 30, 2021   
The H+H Orchestra performs Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major on March 30,2021. It will be conducted by Václav Luks, founder of the Prague orchestra Collegium 1704 and of the vocal ensemble Collegium Vocale 1704.
Jonathan Woody World Premiere, from Themes by Ignatius SanchoVirtual/Online, Free
Tue, April 20, 2021  -  Tue, April 20, 2021   
On April 20, 2021, H+H will perform a Jonathan Woody World Premiere, from Themes by Ignatius Sancho. It will feature Woody’s “Suite for String Orchestra after the works of Charles Ignatius Sancho,” and more.
Christmas PotpourriWayland, $$
Sat, April 24, 2021  -  Sat, April 24, 2021   
Musicians of the Old Post Road conclude their 2020-2021 season with the fabulous and fiery French Baroque! This is a livestream, virtual event, not to be missed!
Haydn + Saint-GeorgesVirtual/Online, Free
Tue, May 25, 2021  -  Tue, May 25, 2021   
Handel and Haydn Society's Spring Season will conclude on May 25, 2021 with Haydn + Saint-Georges, which will include H+H’s premiere performance of Haydn’s Symphony No. 43, Mercury.
Rat Pack Wednesdays at Boston Harbor Hotel 2020 - CANCELLEDBoston, Free
Thu, June 10, 2021  -  Thu, August 26, 2021   
Spend your summer nights enjoying live waterfront entertainment and al fresco dining at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Each Wednesday, Rat Pack performers will croon under the stars.
Salem Celebrates the 4th of July - CANCELLED 2020Salem, Free
Sun, July 4, 2021   
Independence Day celebration with free activities for children in the afternoon and a 'POPS' Concert followed by a fireworks display
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Levitate Music & Arts Festival 2021Marshfield, $
Fri, July 9, 2021  -  Sun, July 11, 2021   
Join us for a day of music, art, food and the outdoors at the Marshfield Fairgrounds! There will be lots of music, arts & crafts and delicious food trucks to enjoy!
Salem Heritage DaysSalem
Sun, August 1, 2021  -  Mon, August 9, 2021   
This perennial favorite features food, fun, and activities for all ages, highlights include the Essex Street Fair, the Ice Cream Bowl, and the Car Show on Chestnut Street.
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Kidz Bop LIVE! 2021 (Rescheduled from July 11, 2020)Boston, $$
Sun, August 15, 2021   
Kidz Bop is an interactive experience for the whole family, where the KIDZ BOP Kids will be performing some of today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids,” with engaging new set design, exciting choreography, and more.
Welcome the Stranger PerformanceCambridge, $$
Mon, April 8, 2047  -  Sat, April 8, 2017   
Welcome the Stranger combines the talents of sacred and secular artists from both Muslim and Sikh traditions in a musical response to hate crimes. Kiran Ahluwalia, Souad Massi, Abdul Gheit Dance, Bhal Kabul Singh
Free Demo Music Together Class in NatickNatick, Free
Sat, September 11, 2077  -  Mon, September 11, 2017   
Join us for Free Demo Music Together Class in Natick to see why families love our internationally acclaimed Music & Movement program for children from birth to age five and their parents or caregivers!
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