Little Folkies Family Band

Little Folkies Family Band

Sat, December 3, 2016

Doors: 10:00 am / Show: 10:30 am


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This event is all ages

Little Folkies Family Band
Little Folkies Family Band
Finally back by popular demand, The Little Folkies Family Band in concert at Sweetwater Music Hall for a special Bluegrass Holiday Concert!
Come hear the Little Folkies Family Band play your favorite Little Folkies children's songs and a Holiday tune or two with a full bluegrass band.

The band lead by Little Folkies creator Irena Eide will feature some all-star bluegrass musicians including Avram Siegel on banjo and Emily Mann on fiddle plays a mix of the Little Folkies originals by Irena Eide and Little Folkies unique and sweet collection of old traditional folk songs for children.

The Little Folkies recordings feature bluegrass legends such as Peter Rowan (Bill Monroe, Old And In The Way), Blaine Sprouse (Bill Monroe, The Osbourne Brothers, Jimmie Martin), Sharon Gilchrist (Peter Rowan Tony Rice Quartet, Uncle Earl), Paul Knight (Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band) and many more.

Inspired by a wide array of music and styles including the children's music of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Ella Jenkins, Jean Ritchie, Ruth Crawford Seeger's "American Folk Songs For Children", David Grisman and Jerry Garcia's "Not For Kids Only", Doc Watson's "Songs for little pickers" and more. The Little Folkies Family Band plays a repertoire of joyful and danceable tunes enjoyable for children & grown-ups alike.
Venue Information:
Sweetwater Music Hall
19 Corte Madera Ave.
Mill Valley, CA, 94941