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Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion: FREE Children's Day
September 16, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Children‘s Day at Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion is a free event, open to the community, and organized by staff at the Birthplace of Country Music Museum. Bursting with fun games, crafts, and performances, Children‘s Day is designed to be an event the whole family can participate in together. Children’s Day takes place Saturday, September 16 from 10 am- 2 pm at Cumberland Square Park.
10:00-10:30am: Jalopy Junction
10:40-10:50am: Sullins Academy Sound (Tribute to Dwight Yoakam)
11:00am-Noon: Farmer Jason
12:15-12:45pm: Jalopy Junction
1:00-2:00pm: Kid Pan Alley
Featuring the Inspirational Experience of Kid Pan Alley
Kid Pan Alley‘s mission is to inspire and empower children to work together to become creators of their own music and to rekindle creativity as a core value in education through the group songwriting process. To date, theyve written over 2,700 songs with over 50,000 children across the country from Virginia to Hawaii. The songs are a sophisticated and powerful world-view as seen through the eyes of the children. Their songs have been recorded by artists including Amy Grant, Sissy Spacek, Delbert McClinton, Cracker, Kix Brooks, Nashville Chamber Orchestra, Corey Harris, Suzy Bogguss and many others. They‘ve won numerous awards including Parents Choice Gold Awards, a WAMMIE, and have received a Grammy nomination for one of their recordings. The band is led by Kid Pan Alley founder Paul Reisler and features vocalist Sahffi Lynn, John d‘Earth on trumpet, Mark Maynard on trombone, Jack Kirby, drums and Kris Monson on bass.