GIVEAWAY: $25 Gift Cards + Awesome Fire Safety Jams

Watch These Fire Safety Music Vids and Enter to Win a $25 Gift Card to Purchase Your Favorite Kids' Albums (2 Winners!) Music and entertaining streaming videos are appealing to kids, which makes them a great way to introduce your children to important educational and safety concepts. We Are Teachers and its fire safety site, Sparky's Schoolhouse.org, has produced two such engaging videos on fire safety. And they enlisted two of my kids' ultimate artists, SteveSongs and Recess Monkey, to teach Read more...

GIVEAWAY: Two Tickets to G. Love at 9:30 Club (TWO WINNERS)

The ultimate date night, in my book, is not hours spent sitting at a restaurant. It is a night on your feet, listening to amazing music LIVE. In 2013, my husband and I resolved to book sitters and catch as many concerts as possible. We scrimped and saved to see E./The Eels, Of Monsters and Men, FUN., the Lumineers and Imagine Dragons, and were invited to see One Republic (thanks GM!)These were the best dates of our lives. (Not bad for 14 years together, right?) The folks at the 9:30 Club Read more...

GIVEAWAY: Dec. 8 Family Concert with Cathy, Marcy & Justin Roberts!

Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer will be joined by special guest Justin Roberts for The Blanket and Pillow Concert!  This Sunday, December 8, 2013, 4:30pm Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Rd  Silver Spring, MD 20910 Tickets: $12 advance, $15 at door Groups of 5 or more $10 in advance Advance tickets are available online and also at House of Musical Traditions, 7010 Westmoreland Ave., Takoma Park. Bring your blanket, pillow, stuffed animals and wear your pajamas to Cathy & Read more...

GIVEAWAY: Fiona Apple Tickets + Upcoming Concerts

Win two tickets to see Fiona Apple and Blake Mills.Join my husband and me in our concert-going obsession.Three babies, two jobs, nearly 80 years between us and this crazy-crazy DC pace has done this to us. We live for new music. We spend way too much on various radio subscriptions and mp3s. Our entire date night budget and all gifts to each other are tickets.All because my husband Chris and I have realized that there is no better night out (without the kids) than seeing a quality Read more...

Outdoor Concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion Rock My World

I <3Outdoor Concerts at Merriweather Post Pavilion My husband Chris and my biggest date night splurges this summer have been on tickets to our favorite venue, Merriweather Post Pavilion. We spring for seats for the spectacular view of the bands but love idling around the lawn before the show, sipping brews and people watching.This is not only my favorite place to catch a concert, it is simply my favorite evening haunt in the DC area. My happiness sensors start going haywire as we walk Read more...

Family Concert and Gelati in Takoma Park This Weekend: Buy One, Get One Free on Tickets and Treats!

Perfect Saturday family outing plan: Head to Takoma Park for buy one get one free gelati... then take in a family concert with buy one get one free tix!IMT's final Family Concert of the Season at the Takoma Park Community Center Saturday 4/6 at 2pm Andy Offutt Irwin is a storyteller, symphony quality whistler, songwriter, funny man, sound effects maker and excellent performer, who causes major laughter to break out wherever he goes. With a manic Silly Putty voice, astonishing mouth noises, Read more...

TomTom Founders Fest Charlottesville April 11-14: Free Family Fun

TOMTOM FOUNDERS FESTIVAL -- Road Trip! TomTom Founders Festival, presented in partnership with the University of Virginia, is Charlottesville’s SXSW. This relaxing yet exciting, innovative festival is kid-friendly and visually beautiful. Events run from Thursday, April 11 to Sunday, April 14 (celebrating Founders Day -- Thomas Jefferson's birthday) and it is completely free. Check out interactive exhibitions for young foodies, artists, and inventors, as well as lots of concerts, block parties Read more...

Go See Rocknoceros at the Fillmore Silver Spring Tomorrow! Tickets Just $5!!

Rocknoceros at The Fillmore Silver Spring Saturday February 23 at 11 am.

Just $5 to see the best local kids’ band at the best local venue!! OMG, you have to go! Get tickets. 

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Jammin Java Saturday Show and New Tot Rock Schedule

Catch Dave Brewer and the PreK Kings This Saturday at Jammin' Java!Dave Brewer and the PreK Kings at Jammin' Java Saturday January 05, 2013 10:30AM, Doors 10AMGeneral Admission Tickets $8 Local musician, music teacher and father Dave Brewer and the "rock star dads" of the PreK Kings have a rockin' show this weekend! The PreK Kings use rock and blues and silliness and energy to entertain families. Stories, props, magic tricks and humor are all part of the show.Check out the hilarious Read more...