Top 5 music shows for kids at Fringe 2012

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Top 5 music shows for kids at Fringe 2012

The BIG Sing-a-long / Photo: Queen's Hall

Featuring The BIG Sing-a-long, Flamenco for Kids, Mil's Trills Music and Stories, Sesame Street and Music Bugs

The BIG Sing-a-long!

Back for their third Fringe running, the BIG Project’s Children’s Choir invite you to join in with chart hits and musical mash-ups.
St Mark’s artSpace, 228 1155, 4 Aug, 2pm, £6 (£4–£5).

Flamenco for Kids

Warm up your hands and get ready to learn some hot Spanish rhythms. They’ll even lend you a costume and show you a few heel-bashing steps.
C eca, 0845 260 1234, until 27 Aug (not 3, 14, 21), 1.15pm, £7.50–£9.50 (£3.50–£6.50).

Mil’s Trills, Music and Stories

New Yorker Amelia Robinson introduces under 5s to the joy of musical instruments, in these interactive shows for ages 0–2 then ages 3-5.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, until 12 Aug (not 6), 10.30am & 11.45am, £5 (£3).

Sesame Street Live – Elmo Makes Music

The happy red fellow from Sesame Street travels to Edinburgh with all his pals to help to share his infectious love of music. As far as he’s concerned, even household objects are instruments, so go along and get inspired.
Meadows Big Theatre Top, 667 0202, 5–12 Aug, 2pm (also 11am show on 11–12 Aug), £11 (family ticket £40).

Music Bugs Presents It’s Carnival Time

The perfect way for under 5s to burn off some energy at this fun session, which sold out at last year’s Fringe. Bang the drums, sing the songs, dance the dances and join in with the carnival capers.
Dancemaster Studios, 226 0000, 6–10 Aug, 10am, £8 (adults free).

Music Bugs Presents It's Carnival Time…

After enjoying sell-out success at 2011's Fringe, award-winning Music Bugs are back this year with another fantastic show for the under 5s. We guarantee you and your little ones will be dancing in the streets after our fun-filled, family-friendly, musical fiesta! Join us for lots of instrument bashing, puppets, fun props…

Flamenco for Kids

Feel that southern Spanish energy! Fringe sell-out returns to Edinburgh, bringing the opportunity for your child to come on stage and learn some rhythms, some steps and even a short performance, costumes and olé-s provided! Ages 3+. Ricardo Garcia's Flamenco Flow (Spain).

Mil's Trills Music and Stories

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Discover the world of instruments through interactive music experiences for families with young children. Led by native New Yorker, Amelia Robinson (Michael Nyman, Broadway, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center), playing original, quirky and whimsical songs on her electric ukulele for the whole family to enjoy. Each show is…

Sesame Street Live - Elmo Makes Music

Monsters make music? Yes and in wonderful ways too! Your family's favourite Sesame Street friends are coming to the Meadows Theatre Big Top to share their love of music in Sesame Street Live - Elmo Makes Music. See Elmo beat the drums, Oscar the Grouch's stomping trash can lids, Cookie Monster's crumbling cookie jars and…

The BIG Sing-a-long!

The BIG Project's Children's Choir. After an exciting year which has seen them performing on BBC's Children in Need, and in prestigious venues including Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (Celtic Connections 2012) and The Usher Hall (Ceilidh Culture 2012), The BIG Project's children's choir returns with their third…


1. Monski Mouse31 Jul 2012, 3:16pm Report

And I guess the number six best music show for kids would be mine - Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Hall in the gorgeous Salon Elegance at Assembly Festival George Square for 0-5 and their parents/carers... we open with a £5 preview this Friday 3 August... come dance with us! 12 shows only!
Sell Out Adelaide Fringe 2012
"Children were dancing, parents were singing and EVERYONE was smiling" (Radelaide Rover)

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