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Kids to Rock the Norman Music Festival
By Tourism Industry Partner
(NORMAN, Okla.) April 11, 2011- The youth of our nation will be descending upon Norman, Oklahoma once again for Norman Music Festival’s Little Rockers Kid Stage, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday April 30.
The fourth annual Norman Music Festival is set to rock downtown Norman Thursday through Saturday, April 28th-30th in the heart of Oklahoma. The free indie music festival will feature headliners The Walkmen, Keller Williams, Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears and Peelander-Z, with more than 200 performers on stage through out the weekend. The Little Rockers Kid Stage will be located in the city parking lot at Crawford and Gray, on the 200 block on Saturday.
Local favorites for family friendly entertainment include performances by the young performers from the Studio of the Sooner Theatre, Sonder Music, Dance and Art, McMichael Music and the Norman Music Institute. Other acts include Monty Harper, Brendan Parker and the OU Jazz Band.
Music isn’t the only entertainment. Go for the Glam Rock look with a Rock Star Hair Spray or a classic temporary tattoo. Need more extreme? Become your favorite rocker with a free face painting.
From challenging checkers to swaying hula-hoops, this stage is packed with fun for kids of all ages. Try out some wacky science experiments with Science Museum Oklahoma and explore your inner musician at the OKC Philharmonic Instrument Playground, available from 1-5 p.m.
Native love for music and arts meets a local passion for Eco friendly fun this year as the Kid Stage gears up for a unique twist on recycling you wont want to miss. This years Little Rockers will use recyclable items to create musical instruments. To help inspire them, Form+Function Lab will be exhibiting a recycled artwork to show kids how professionals can reuse items to create art.
“We want to teach kids about reusing and recycling, and making musical instruments from everyday materials seemed like a natural fit,” said Lauren Sonder, organizer for the Little Rockers Kid Stage. “We will be using these items to make rain-sticks and guitars.”
The Kid Stage will be hosting a food drive for Food and Shelter, Inc. Interested patrons can bring donations of non-perishable food to the Little Rockers Kid Stage for the cause.
For the latest information on headliners and a schedule of performances, visit: http://normanmusicfestival.com/ Facebook.com/NormanMusicFestival, Twitter.com/NormanMusicFest or MySpace.com/NormanMusicFestival.