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MWSFF Children’s Concert with Cathy Fink and Marcy Marxer
Saturday, February 3, 2018 @ 11:00 am
“Parents will be as entertained by the sublime musicianship and droll lyricism as the kids.” — Boston Globe
Cathy and Marcy are trailblazers in children’s and family music. Their relationship with family audiences spans over 25 years of live performances and 20 award winning recordings. They play dozens of instruments from banjo to mandolin to rockin’ electric guitar, steel drum and ukulele.
Over 5,000 shows in performing arts centers, schools, folk festivals, community centers, libraries and children’s festivals have given Cathy & Marcy the superb skills to deliver a show that is fun, wacky, energetic, and participatory and that also brings meaning to their song, “It’s Better When We Sing It Together”. Cathy & Marcy inspire effortless participation from every audience.
GRAMMY® Awards (and 14 nominations), Parents’ Choice Awards, American Library Association Awards, National Association of Parenting Publications Awards, Early Childhood News Awards and Washington Area Music Association Awards all attest to the superb quality of their body of work.
Cathy & Marcy have entertained the Queen of Thailand, sung at the White House Easter Egg Roll, performed at hundreds of folk festivals, sung in Congress on behalf of the SCHIP bill (State Children’s Health Insurance Program), appeared on the “Today Show” and on National Public Radio.
This Children’s Concert is sponsored by the City of East Lansing