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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.
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BCA Lunchtime Listening SessionsOnline, Free
Wed, July 15, 2020  -  Wed, October 21, 2020   
The Summer 2020 Listening Sessions are a series meant to evoke joy, healing, and celebration. Starting July 15, every first and third Wednesday between July and October, BCA will host a Lunchtime listening session with...
Encore BSO Recitals (Virtual)Online, $$
Thu, September 17, 2020  -  Thu, November 12, 2020   
Encore BSO recitals—a weekly online series featuring 50 musicians of the Boston Symphony Orchestra in nine video stream performances—to be released at www.bso.org every Thursday at noon, September 17 thru November 12, 2020
Boston Local Music Festival (Streaming)Boston, Free
Sat, September 26, 2020  -  Sun, September 27, 2020   
The Boston Local Music Festival is online September 26 and 27 from noon to 10pm, featuring local artists playing live from venues in the Greater Boston Area
Tiny Cash Wrap Concerts | PolkadogBoston, Free
Thu, October 8, 2020  -  Thu, October 8, 2020   
Ever hear of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts? Yeah, we love them too. So we’re pulling a page from the public radio book and launching our own intimate concert line-up.
Tiny Cash Wrap Concerts | The CurrentBoston, Free
Thu, October 22, 2020  -  Thu, October 22, 2020   
Say hello to the all new Tiny Cash Wrap Concerts, a series of performances by local Boston musicians happening where you least expect them, right at the check-out line, right in Seaport.
Family-Friendly Music & Outdoor Picnic with the Soul Monstah’sWatertown, $
Thu, October 29, 2020  -  Thu, October 29, 2020   
The last Thursday and Friday of each month, Arsenal Yards invites guests to grab a blanket, pick up takeout from local restaurants and head to the River Green for a picnic and outdoor live music.
Family-Friendly Music & Outdoor Picnic with Jeff Jam at Watertown’s Arsenal YardWatertown, $
Fri, October 30, 2020  -  Fri, October 30, 2020   
The last Thursday and Friday of each month, Arsenal Yards invites guests to grab a blanket, pick up takeout from local restaurants and head to the River Green for a picnic and outdoor live music.
Tiny Cash Wrap Concerts | b8taBoston, Free
Thu, November 5, 2020  -  Thu, November 5, 2020   
Ever hear of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts? Yeah, we love them too. So we’re pulling a page from the public radio book and launching our own intimate concert line-up.
Tiny Cash Wrap Concerts | FjällrävenBoston, Free
Thu, November 19, 2020  -  Thu, November 19, 2020   
Say hello to the all new Tiny Cash Wrap Concerts, a series of performances by local Boston musicians happening where you least expect them, right at the check-out line, right in Seaport.
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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