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Join us at the CJM for Community Free Day on December 25!

December 16, 2015 - 1:52pm -- admin

Our last Big Time Tot Rock show of 2015 will be on Christmas Day, December 25 at the Contemporary Jewish Museum for their Community Free Day! We play two shows, at 1pm and 2:30 pm, and there will also be art activities, shadow puppet making, and delicious food from Wise Sons Deli. Join us for this free family dance party! Festivities and activities start at 11am.  For more info, visit

The Start of Things Up for Grammy consideration for Best Children's Album!

October 22, 2015 - 2:41pm -- admin

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!

New Halloween song and Scaregrove event at Stern Grove on October 23!

October 16, 2015 - 2:28pm -- admin

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

Zooglobble Digs The Start of Things!

June 9, 2015 - 7:39am -- admin

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

Alison Chats with Swing Whistle Zing about raising a young professional musician

May 15, 2015 - 10:43am -- admin

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

New album "The Start of Things" Available NOW - Get Yours today!!

April 18, 2015 - 9:21am -- admin

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!