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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.


Fridays with MattVirtual/Online, Free
Fri, September 10, 2021  -  Fri, December 31, 2021   
The most fun you can have on a screen! Join Matt Heaton for a weekly online sing along, featuring a combination of old favorites and new gems, all delivered with a wry sense of humor.
Groove Your Way Through September w/ Backyard Sessions at Arsenal YardsWatertown, Free
Tue, September 14, 2021  -  Fri, October 1, 2021   
Groove your way through September at Arsenal Yards! Bring the whole family to Arsenal Yards for a variety of outdoor live music performances all September long
Open Rehearsals & Auditions--Heritage ChoraleNewton, Free
Tue, September 21, 2021  -  Tue, September 28, 2021   
Heritage Chorale is back to in-person singing and welcomes those who would like to be part of its 85th season! Masks and proof of vaccination required.
Jessica Carter Altman at City WineryBoston, $$
Wed, September 29, 2021  -  Wed, September 29, 2021   
Come see singer-Songwriter Jessica Carter Altman open for O-TOWN at the City Winery in Boston on Sept 29th. Doors at 6pm, show Strats at 8pm.
Afrobaroque Music & Latin AmericaVirtual/Online, $$
Fri, October 1, 2021  -  Fri, October 1, 2021   
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Rumbarroco focuses on intercultural fusion between musical traditions, including early European music of the Renaissance and Baroque and its confluence with African, Amerindian and Latin-American genres.
Scarab – The Journey ExperienceBeverly, $
Sat, October 2, 2021  -  Sat, October 2, 2021   
Most Touring Journey Tribute In the Country! “SCARAB…The Journey Experience”, is the closest re-creation you will see to THE supergroup of the 70’s and 80’s.
Reggie Lett at Boston Public Market Patio on the GreenwayBoston, Free
Sun, October 3, 2021  -  Sun, October 31, 2021   
Musician Reggie Lett preforms locally at Boston Public Market Patio on the Greenway every Sunday through October 3rd to the 31st from 11am to 1pm outside
Mon Laferte - US National Concert TourBoston
Sun, October 10, 2021  -  Sun, October 10, 2021   
Mon Laferte - US National Tour! Chilean artist Mon Laferte has announced a two month tour of the U.S. behind her recent album, SEIS.
The Daniela Schachter QuartetWayland
Sun, October 10, 2021  -  Sun, October 10, 2021   
The Daniela Schachter Quartet will perform at The W Gallery (57 Andrew Ave, Wayland across from Russell's Garden) on Sunday Oct. 10th from 2 pm to 4 pm.
Back in Black – The True AC/DC ExperienceBeverly, $
Sat, October 16, 2021  -  Sat, October 16, 2021   
AC/DC tribute band 'Back In Black' has been touring the United States since 1990, entertaining audiences with their accurate replication of AC/DC's music, old and new.
Afrobaroque Music & Latin AmericaBoston, $$
Fri, October 22, 2021  -  Fri, October 22, 2021   
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage, we will illustrate the intersection of early European music with the aural African and Amerindian traditions and the resulting link with current Latin-American genres.
Raising Spirits: Latin American and African MusicVirtual/Online, $$
Sat, October 23, 2021  -  Sat, October 23, 2021   
Global music from wherever you are, ending gender inequality and fighting for sustainability. Join us for performances from six musicians representing Latin America and Africa!
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Boston Pops: Holiday Pops 2021Virtual/Online, $$$$
Thu, December 2, 2021  -  Fri, December 24, 2021   
Take part in one of Boston's most beloved traditions - a Holiday Pops concert at historic Symphony Hall. Bring your family and friends for a matinee or evening concert and enjoy the glorious 2021 New England holiday...
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Boston Pops Holiday Pops Kids Matinees 2021Boston, $$$
Sat, December 4, 2021  -  Sun, December 19, 2021   
These special family concerts include a children's sing-along and photos with Santa. For those seated at the floor tables, there are special kid-friendly menu options along with holiday treats.
Leslie Odom Jr. The Christmas TourBoston, $$$
Thu, December 9, 2021   
Leslie Odom, Jr. is a multifaceted, award-winning vocalist, songwriter, author, and actor. THE CHRISTMAS TOUR promises Odom’s renditions of holiday classics, along with original tunes sure to make your season bright.
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The Town and The City Festival 2022 (DATE CHANGE)Lowell, Free
Fri, April 8, 2022  -  Sat, April 9, 2022   
The Town and The City Festival is a 2-day music and arts festival that will take place in various event spaces, bars, cafes, and galleries throughout downtown Lowell, Massachusetts.
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Boston Calling Music Festival 2022Allston, $$$
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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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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