Kidfunk Family Festival
Saturday, February 12
Free with Museum admission
10 – 11AM
ages 1–5, all welcome
Norman Jones of Rhythm Child performs award-winning songs with a mix of drum loops, live percussion, soulful vocals, upbeat arrangements, and classic melodies. Rhythm Child strives to provide parents, teachers, and caregivers with opportunities to interact with their children in order to bring about cultural understanding, musical appreciation, and creative expression.
SAN DIEGO ZOO
11AM – 12PM
ages 3 and up
San Diego Zoo will present “Around the World with Wild Wes”, a special musical adventure offering an inside look at wildlife and exotic animals. Through animal inspired songs, Wild Wes will teach families about each visiting live animal and their unique habitats.
Community partnerships at The New Children’s Museum are made possible by the generous support of the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture.
12 – 1PM
ages 4 and up, all welcome
Jeff Fuller and his alternative rock band, Egg, pride themselves on cross-generational appeal. Taking inspiration from Shel Silverstein, Cake, and Dr. Seuss, Egg’s fun-filled beats are crafted to be mature enough for parents with lyrics that kids love. Their hit album “Sunny Side Up” features songs such as “Hiccups,” “Flip Flops,” “La La La (I Love You),” and more. Egg has received significant recognition in parenting publications for their quirky and clever songwriting, including a special mention in Condé Nast’s former mom favorite, Cookie Magazine.
SUPER GALACTIC BEAT MANIPULATORS
1 – 2PM
ages 6 and up, all welcome
The Super Galactic Beat Manipulators consists of dancers from all over San Diego who strive to create a dynamic family atmosphere. Representing "Family Royale," a dance crew collective that includes JabbaWockeeZ, BoogieMonstarz, and Press PLAY, these teams focus on the importance of community and diversity, as well as like-mindedness in dance training and discipline. SGBM will be showcasing new moves and leading kids in workshops following their performance.
INTERACTIVE KARAOKE & LIVE DJ
2 – 4PM
Kids and families will also have an opportunity to showcase their own vocal talents and dance moves with interactive karaoke and a live, family friendly DJ. Museum gallery guides will lead sing-a-longs and special workshops to encourage the crowd to move!
Information provided by The New Children's Museum