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0000017b-f971-ddf0-a17b-fd73f3be0000For 25 years, KPBX Kids' Concerts have brought different genres of music and performances to generations of children. These family concerts are at the heart of the station's mission to provide music awareness and entertainment to our listening region, which compliments our on-air programming.Eight free one-hour concerts are held throughout the year at rotating venues. At each concert, attendees may be treated to a mix of music and historical information. Each KPBX Kids' Concert highlights a musical style. Past concerts have featured classical, jazz, big band, folk, bluegrass, latin, calypso, reggae, klezmer, rockabilly, and lots more.ALL KPBX KIDS' CONCERTS ARE FREE.

Urban Coyote Bush Band KPBX Kids' Concert

Urban Coyote Bush Band
The Urban Coyote Bush Band performs frequently at the Fall Folk Festival.

Songs of the Australian Outback and British Isles echoed through River Park Square on Saturday, October 4 as the Urban Coyote Bush Band performed for another KPBX Kids' Concert.

Kids of all ages made musical noise with clappers, washboards, small cymbals, and the 'lagerphone' made out of bottlecaps.

Kids also had help creating kangaroo headgear, a craft by the Mobius Children's Museum.

Since its inception in Spokane in 1982, the Urban Coyote Bush Band has carried the spirit and flavor of Australian folk music to audiences throughout the Northwest.

Group members include Ken Raymond, Paul Tapp, and Jim Roberts. Among them, they play guitar, bass, mandolin, fiddle, harmonica, banjo, pennywhistle, accordion, bouzouki, bodhran and lagerphone (an Australian rhythm instrument fashioned from bottlecaps). Read more about Australian Folk Music here.

Thanks to event donors Camp Fire Inland Northwest, Numerica Credit Union, the Music Corner Inside Pawn 1, and Rocket Bakery. Special Thanks for grant support from  The Florence Wasmer Fund for Arts and Culture and The National Endowment for the Arts.

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Click here for map and directions to River Park Square, 808 W Main, Spokane

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