The Start of Things is on the ballot for the 58th annual Grammy Awards, in the Children's category! This was such a labor of love, recorded at Mystery Lawn Mountain with producer Allen Clapp, and we're so excited and proud to see it on the ballot! If you are a NARAS voter or know someone who is (you certainly don't need to be a children's musician to vote), give it a listen and judge for yourself! Here is a SOUNDCLOUD stream to listen to the whole album. Wish us luck - see you on the red carpet!
Happy Halloween everyone - enjoy this little alt-country ditty, "Ballad of Boo Ghosty" about a sweet, lost ghost who befriends a child on his way home from school, and winds up becoming a part of his family! And make sure to join us for Scaregrove, San Francisco Rec & Park's wild Halloween event at Sigmund Stern Grove, on Friday, October 23, from 3 to 9 p.m. This family-friendly event features carnival rides, a haunted house, costume
We're honored to have been invited to come perform at the incredible, beautiful Jewish Museum of New York this Sunday, October 11. If you have friends or family in the New York area, make sure to spread the word! Get your advance tickets HERE and come rock out with us, NYC style!
Faith Levy, formerly of The Sippy Cups, is one of the hottest names in
children's music. She recently released her second album, "The Start of
Things," to rave reviews and understandably so. It's a fun yet
sophisticated blend of musical styles that will not only appeal to
Alison Faith Levy is
a rock star! She has had a prolific music career in both the kids and
adult genres, touring national stages with each band she has been in.
Alison first entered the kids’ music scene with the Bay Area band, The Sippy Cups, a kids’ rock band filled with sounds that harken back to the 60’s and 70’s.
Kids' music in the 1960s -- that
is to say, kids' music before there was even a name for it -- basically
took the folk music path that was one of the dominant musical strains of
the era. For Pete Seeger and Ella Jenkins, there was some distinction
between folk music for adults and that for kids, but it was a
distinction more of presentation than of subject matter. And that folk
music orientation was basically the default kids' music option through
I’d like to extend a warm welcome to Kindie musician, Alison Faith Levy
of The Sippy Cups! Ever wondered how to encourage your kids to
follow their passions? Today, Alison shares her family’s personal story
of nurturing the budding creativity in another professional musician in
her home, her son, Henry. Take a moment and enjoy the story of the
musical journey this family has taken since Henry began creating his own
I'm so excited to share my new album with you all. Ten new 60s-infused, retro-pop songs for children with themes of self-expression, self-acceptance, self-empowerment, gardening, dancing frogs, insomnia, little lost ghosts, classroom animals, and rainbows! Click HERE to order physical CDs and downloads through CD Baby! Click HERE to get your copy delivered into your iTunes library!
Hope you all enjoy this brand new animated music video for The Froggy Dance, a song featured on my new album, The Start of Things, which will be released on April 21, 2015! Watch the video HERE! The Froggy Dance is based on a Yiddish nonsense poem that my mother and grandmother used to say to me, and it always made me giggle. It has been handed down through the generations of women in my family - and I decided to set it to music and create some additional characters and verses.