FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 1, 2013
North Hempstead Announces Lineup For Popular Children’s Music Festival Kidstock
MEDIA CONTACTS: Collin Nash, Ryan Mulholland, & Sam Marksheid | (516) 869-7794
North Hempstead, NY –Supervisor Jon Kaiman and the North Hempstead Town Board recently announced the lineup for the FREE open-air family music festival, Kidstock. It will take place on Sunday, August 18th at North Hempstead Beach Park.
The 3rd Annual Kidstock features nationally acclaimed musical entertainment and will wrap up the Town’s summer festival season with a showcase of a variety of exciting bands and national celebrities.
The day’s presentation will commence with live music from 2pm – 6pm, followed by a beach party with DJ Kev Dee from 6pm – 8pm, and then finally a drive-in movie, “Escape from Planet Earth”, which will begin at 8pm.
Special guest MC Roscoe Orman, better known as Gordon from “Sesame Street”, will introduce bands that play a blend of Folk, Rock, Kid Pop, and Kindie Rock. The musical line-up is highlighted by Grammy nominees Brady Rymer and The Milkshakes, as well as the Bari Koral Family Rock Band. Musical interludes will be provided by Rock City, an interactive program presented by Bach to Rock, geared towards introducing young children to musical instruments.
As always there will be free arts & crafts and face painting. New entertainment for 2013 includes strolling performers from The Big Apple Circus, a 50-foot bounce castle and bounce castle obstacle course, and fun athletic events like baseball, soccer and relay races provided by Unlimited Sports, located in Port Washington.
Make sure to bring picnic blankets and/or beach chairs. Please call (516) 869-6311 for more information.
The DJ Dance party from last year.
Children get involved in last year’s KidStock music festival.