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KPBX Kids' Concert: Familiar Favorites Family Sing-Along

KPBX Kids' Concert at River Park Square
KPBX Kids' Concert at River Park Square

Live KPBX Kids’ Concerts are back this September! Join Spokane Public Radio in-person on Saturday, September 17 at 1 p.m. at River Park Square, 808 W. Main Ave for the first live Kids’ Concert in more than two years.

Local musicians Jen Edgren and Jim Jones will play a fun batch of kids’ songs in this free Family Favorites Sing-Along concert. E.J. Iannelli, Spokane Public Radio’s new Arts & Music Director, will host an exciting hour filled with family favorite songs including Old McDonald, Supercalifragilistic, Bingo and more.

Craft supplies will be available for children to create colorful paper shakers and jam along with the tunes. Stop by the downtown mall to dance, hear great music, and celebrate at this all-ages concert.

The Family Favorites Sing-Along concert is made possible by donations from Rocket Bakeries, STCU, and Harvard Park Children’s Learning Center North.

About the Artists

Jen Edgren
Jen Edgren plays guitar

Jen Edgren
"Think like a kid! That's how you know what they'll like." That is Jen Edgren's philosophy whenever she is performing children's music. Whether at the Fall Folk Festival, at the Farmers' Markets, or in the classroom (Jen is a substitute teacher in SPS District 81), Jen enjoys performing for kids and families using engaging, interactive songs "for kids of ALL ages." Jen's main children's music influences have been Tom Chapin and Pete Seeger, among others. Jen is also a member of two bands, “Diminishing Faculties” and “Too Many Men,” as well as a member of the New Horizons Orchestra.

Jim Jones plays guitar
Jim Jones plays guitar

Jim Jones
Jim Jones is a former school teacher and a life-long musician. He has played guitar, bass, and has sung in a wide variety of groups. He's also an amateur songwriter and has written songs for children. Sometime in his 40's he discovered the real relationship between socks, shoes and feet which led to one of those songs.

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