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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.


Sing & Dance with the Music ManHamilton, $
Wed, January 1, 2020  -  Thu, December 31, 2020   
Come join the fun at Community House Of Hamilton & Denham Monday, Thursday or Saturday morning at 10 a.m. for 45 minutes of great music with Brian Doser!
Mister G TVOnline, Free
Sat, April 18, 2020  -  Fri, January 1, 2021   
A live streaming platform hosted by Latin GRAMMY-Winning musician, author, activist and educator, MISTER G. Each weekly episode features new music, an outdoor adventure, and interviews with musicians, artists, and guests from around the world.
Jeff Jam Weekday 9am Online SingalongsOnline, $
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.
Rat Pack Wednesdays at Boston Harbor Hotel 2020 - CANCELLEDBoston, Free
Wed, June 10, 2020  -  Wed, August 26, 2020   
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.
Alastair Moock Virtual ConcertMelrose, Free
Tue, June 23, 2020  -  Thu, July 30, 2020   
Grammy-nominated Boston folk artist and educator Alastair Moock offers virtual family concerts on his Facebook page, plus archived assemblies: 'Playing with Tradition' and 'Music and Social Change.'
Mornings with Matt: Summer EditionMedford, Free
Mon, June 29, 2020  -  Fri, August 14, 2020   
Online sing alongs with Matt Heaton. 10am weekdays, features songs, stories, dancing, scarves--all in the comfort of your own home! Connect via chat, and enjoy the music.
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Tanglewood 2020 - Virtual FestivalOnline
Wed, July 1, 2020  -  Tue, August 25, 2020   
Season offerings will now take place through Tanglewood 2020 online festival, a groundbreaking digital series of audio and video streams—including newly created content to be recorded at Tanglewood’s Linde Center in...
Summer Sounds for the PequeñosQuincy, Free
Fri, July 3, 2020  -  Fri, July 17, 2020   
Join us for NPH USA'S first-ever Virtual Music Concert! Invite your friends to learn more about NPH USA while listening to others share their love of NPH USA through their original tunes.
Boston Landmarks Orchestra: 'Simple Gifts'Boston, Free
Wed, July 15, 2020  -  Wed, July 15, 2020   
Two beloved works by composers from very different backgrounds—both unmistakably American—highlight the opening concert: Aaron Copland’s Appalachian Spring and Scott Joplin’s Treemonisha.
¡En Vivo, En Familia! with Sol y Canto, Celebrity Series at HomeBoston, Free
Thu, July 16, 2020  -  Thu, July 16, 2020   
The dynamic Pan-Latin ensemble Sol y Canto performs a live stream concert on July 16 at 7:30 pm. Presented by Celebrity Series of Boston and streamed live from Futura Productions in Roslindale.
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Beach Road Weekend 2020 - CANCELLEDMartha's Vineyard, $$
Fri, July 24, 2020  -  Sun, July 26, 2020   
Beach Road Weekend is back! The three-day music festival will return to Veterans Memorial Park in Vineyard Haven July 24th - 26th. Three days of music, fun and food on Martha's Vineyard.
Tanglewood Family Fun Fest - CANCELLEDWestern Mass, Free
Fri, July 31, 2020   
Families are invited to enjoy an afternoon of live musical performances and fun interactive activities presented in collaboration with some of the most popular cultural institutions in the Berkshires!
RESCHEDULED: A Night of Virtuosic Musicianship with Scott Tarulli GroupSomerville, $$
Fri, July 31, 2020  -  Fri, July 31, 2020   
A Night of Virtuosic Musicianship with Scott Tarulli Group and Zaira Meneses & Friends, playing original jazz funk compositions, reworks of originals, and a few covers.
Newburyport Riverfront Music Festival 2020Newburyport, $
Sat, August 29, 2020  -  Sat, August 29, 2020   
Boston’s Independent Radio, WXRV/92.5 the River announced that long-time station favorites Barenaked Ladies will headline their 17th Annual Newburyport Riverfront Music Festival on Saturday, September 1st at Waterfront Park.
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One World: Together at HomeOnline, Free
Fri, September 18, 2020   
Global Citizen and the World Health Organization have announced “One World: Together At Home,” a Live Aid-style event featuring stars like Elton John, Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, and Paul McCartney, that will air on...
Kids MusicFest at NARA ParkActon, $
Sat, September 19, 2020  -  Sat, September 19, 2020   
Join us for three amazing national award-winning performers and fun activities at NARA Park in Acton. The theme of the event is Kindness is Contagious!
Ben Rector (NEW DATE)Boston
Sat, November 14, 2020  -  Sat, November 14, 2020   
Ben Rector preformance postponed at the Boch Shubert Theatre on November 14th 2020. Originally scheduled for Saturday, April 4- however has been moved to November 14th 2020.
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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