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August 7, 2014

The Okee Dokee Brothers recap!

The Okee Dokee Brothers took the stage on the Oval Lawn today for our second to last Mad. Sq. Kids concert of the season. It was such a treat to have the Grammy Award winners perform Tuesday morning for all the kids in Mad. Sq. Park. The Okee Dokee Brothers are friends from Denver, Colorado,… Read more

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August 4, 2014

Dom Flemons • The Brain Cloud

Dom Flemons Dom Flemons, called the “American Songster,” is not only a seasoned folk singer but a multi-instrumentalist (banjo, guitar, harmonica, fife, bones, bass drum, snare drum and quills) who has played live for over one million people within the past three years alone. He has performed at a variety of festivals spanning countless musical… Read more

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Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge • Front Country

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge Julian Lage is an American jazz musician, guitarist, composer and arranger who was the subject of an Academy Award nominated documentary, “Jules at Eight,” and was nominated for a Best Contemporary Jazz album Grammy in 2010. Chris Eldridge is a guitarist that has been at the frontline of the acoustic… Read more

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Aoife O’Donovan • Cahalen Morrison and Eli West

Aoife O’Donovan Aoife O’Donovan is a versatile singer who has lent her voice to a range of genres from progressive neo-bluegrass to folk rock. Her work with the band Crooked Still “brings to traditional bluegrass a diversity of talent that is simply spectacular… Familiar tunes are suddenly brand-new, engaging, infused with intensity… ” (Bluegrass Unlimited)…. Read more

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Suzy Bogguss • Miss Tess & The Talkbacks

Suzy Bogguss Suzy Bogguss, hailed one of country music’s most pristine and evocative vocalists, began her longstanding career in 1989 with a string of Top 10 singles with country radio staples such as “Outbound Plane,” “Drive South,” “Hey Cinderella,” “Letting Go” and “Aces.” Her career boasts not only more than a dozen albums (three of… Read more

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July 31, 2014

A Night of Cultural Music

Last night’s Mad. Sq. Music’s concert was filled with Brazilian and Ethiopian sounds, taking our audience on a journey from New York, to Brazil to Ethiopia, and back again. Forro In The Dark kicked the night off with a high energy set of Brazilian forro. The 5 member band plays instruments such as the zabumba… Read more

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The Soulful Shine and The Moonbeams!

Shine and the Moonbeams is a musical group that is truly for the whole family, with Shine’s soulful voice charming children and adults. This morning Shine and The Moonbeams performed an unforgettable set on the Oval Lawn. Her music was filled with captivating messages from exploring your imagination to dealing with bullies, and included a… Read more

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July 29, 2014

Vamos with Moona Luna!

This morning’s Mad. Sq. Kids concert started with a beautiful sunny day, filled with bilingual kids’ music from Moona Luna. The band was excited and ready to entertain a group of almost 1300 kids! The band sang their original songs such as, “Mama, No Me Quiero Dormir” and “Brinca, Jump”. Most of Moona Luna’s music is… Read more

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July 24, 2014

The Dirty Sock Funtime Band!

“Some of the most innovative and imaginative children’s music ever” MTV Radio Network Mad. Sq. Kids was happy to have The Dirty Sock Funtime Band back for another season, entertaining children of all agres with their infectious music The Dirty Sock Funtime Band work with children of all ages and even have a summer music… Read more

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Jon Cleary Brought The Funk!

Jon Cleary brought the funk last night to the Mad. Sq. Music stage on the southern gravel, capturing the culture and sounds of his hometown of New Orleans. The night felt like a summer’s evening in Louisiana with people dancing and singing the gravel area. Jon and his band took us through his catalog, singing… Read more