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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.

Chinese New Year Concert—ReunionBoston, $
Thu, February 3, 2022  -  Thu, February 3, 2022   
The Chinese New Year Concert will include Chinese hit music from a variety of genres, as well as dance and other types of live performance.
Chinese New Year Concert—ReunionBoston, $
Thu, February 3, 2022  -  Thu, February 3, 2022   
The Chinese New Year Concert is an annual celebration of the Chinese New Year. In its eleventh year, the concert will include Chinese hit music from a variety of genres.
Cécile McLorin Salvant: Jazz VocalistBoston, $$$
Sat, February 5, 2022  -  Sat, February 5, 2022   
The incomparable Cécile McLorin Salvant returns, fresh off the heels of becoming a 2020 MacArthur Genius and Doris Duke Artist Award recipient—two of the most coveted recognitions in art.
The Greeting CommitteeBoston, $$
Fri, February 11, 2022  -  Fri, February 11, 2022   
Comprised of Addie Sartino, Brandon Yangmi, Pierce Turcotte, and Austin Fraser, The Greeting Committee will be performing in Boston at the Red Room at Cafe 939.
Sights & Sounds of Early SudburyVirtual/Online
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Mon, February 14, 2022   
In this online presentation-performance, musicians are joined by members of the Sudbury Historical Society to give an informative and musical tour of some of Sudbury’s fascinating sites of historical significance.
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Newton Community Pride WinterFestNewton, Free
Sat, February 12, 2022  -  Sun, February 13, 2022   
Indulge in the best of WinterFest! The City of Newton invites you to this fun filled outdoor winter activity. Enjoy live music, ice sculptures & live demos, costumed characters, guided winter walks, hot chocolate &...
BMOP Begins 25th Anniversary Season at Symphony HallBoston, Free
Fri, February 18, 2022  -  Fri, February 18, 2022   
The Boston Modern Orchestra Project (BMOP), the nation’s premier orchestra dedicated exclusively to commissioning, performing, and recording new orchestral music, begins its quarter-century season with a free, one-night- only organ spectacular.
Music & Movement with Miss BernadetteActon, Free
Sat, February 19, 2022  -  Sat, February 19, 2022   
Explore sound through singing and playing from the comfort of your own home! Move, make music, listen, learn, and get a multi-sensory workout! This program will take place on Zoom.
Great American Songbook: Fearless—The Music of Taylor SwiftBoston, $$
Thu, March 3, 2022  -  Thu, March 3, 2022   
This concert will feature a diverse array of Berklee’s most outstanding vocalists, instrumentalists, arrangers, and track producers as they interpret some of Swift’s most popular songs.
Beane / Alisa Amador performing at Red Room at Cafe 939Back Bay, $$
Fri, March 4, 2022   
Casting a striking presence as a performer and emanating confidence and originality as a writer, Pennsylvania born and Boston based artist Beane has quietly elevated himself as a rising force.
The Stacey Peasley BandNorwood, $$
Sun, March 27, 2022   
The Stacey Peasley Band comes to Norwood Theatre for a high energy show that will have kids and grown ups alike dancing, moving, jumping, and interacting to her award winning original music.
Boston Children’s Chorus: MLK Tribute Concert, “Can You See the Stars”Boston, Free
Sun, March 27, 2022  -  Sun, March 27, 2022   
Boston Children’s Chorus (BCC) presents its “Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Concert” at Symphony Hall, now on March 27, 2022 at 4:00pm EST.
Nick Black / Zoe Sparks in ConcertBoston, $
Fri, April 8, 2022  -  Fri, April 8, 2022   
Nick Black is a fun, optimistic, and authentic artist from Memphis, Tennessee. Zoe Sparks is a bass player, singer, and songwriter born and raised in Los Angeles, California.
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The Town and The City Festival 2022Lowell, Free
Fri, April 8, 2022  -  Sat, April 9, 2022   
The Town and The City Festival is a 2-day music and arts festival that will take place in various event spaces, bars, cafes, and galleries throughout downtown Lowell, Massachusetts.
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The Uncle Devin ShowBeverly, $$
Sat, April 9, 2022   
Uncle Devin is an award-winning children’s artist who specializes in Family Funk. His performances, take children on a magical journey through the Land of Percussion that allows them to hear, see, and play different...
New England Folk Festival 2022 - VirtualVirtual/Online, $$$
Fri, April 22, 2022  -  Sun, April 24, 2022   
The New England Folk Festival is a fabulous blend of dance, music, crafts, and food from many lands. Come enjoy the annual festival at Mansfield High & Middle Schools.
KAINA at Cafe 939Back Bay, $$
Sat, April 30, 2022  -  Sat, April 30, 2022   
First generation artist KAINA from Chicago will be performing her new album at The Red Room @ Cafe 939. A night filled. with music and magic, don't miss it!
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Joanie Leeds Kids Concert at The CabotBeverly, $
Sat, May 14, 2022   
New York City's hottest kindie-rocker! From funk to blues, to country and pop--with a little hip hop thrown in--Joanie’s 4th CD has an eclectic mix that’s entirely original.
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Boston Calling Music Festival 2022Allston, $$$
Fri, May 27, 2022  -  Sun, May 29, 2022   
Boston Calling Music Festival is a three-day, two-stage festival featuring some of the biggest and best acts in live music! The musical celebration takes place at the Harvard Sports Complex, with easy access to stages,...
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Levitate Music & Arts Festival 2022Marshfield, $
Fri, July 8, 2022  -  Sun, July 10, 2022   
Join us for a day of music, art, food and the outdoors at the Marshfield Fairgrounds! There will be lots of music, arts & crafts and delicious food trucks to enjoy!
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Lowell Folk Festival 2022Lowell, Free
Fri, July 29, 2022  -  Sun, July 31, 2022   
Today the Lowell Folk Festival and its producing partners announced plans for Keeping the Tradition: A Virtual Celebration of the Lowell Folk Festival.
92.5 Seaside Music Festival at Stage Fort ParkGloucester, Free
Sat, August 20, 2022  -  Sat, August 20, 2022   
Spend the day on the waterfront in Gloucester! This year Guster will headline the festival, an joined by Noah Kahan, Mt. Joy and Tall Heights for the free concert.
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Beach Road Weekend 2022Martha's Vineyard, $$
Fri, August 26, 2022  -  Sun, August 28, 2022   
Beach Road Weekend is back! The three-day music festival will return to Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven July 23rd - 25th. Three days of music, fun and food on Martha's Vineyard.
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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