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Hungrytown 1-1/2 hours All 802-874-0091 $500 Internationally-touring acoustic/folk duo featuring close-harmony singing, guitars, mandolin, banjo and harmonica. P.O. Box 1082, West Townshend, VT 05359 While we are touring through Kansas We performed at 56 libraries in 2015. Please see our past performances at 1/15/2016 13:27:02
Monty Harper 45 minutes 4-12 405 762 9449 $300-$400 Monty performs original songs that celebrate books, reading, and libraries, tell stories and involve the audience with plenty of participation. 2419 N Monroe St, Stillwater, OK 74075 none Edmond, OK; Altus, OK; Hollis, OK; Lawton, OK; Stillwater, OK; Alva, OK; Fayetteville, AR; Perkins, OK; Meeker, OK; Ada, OK; McAlester, OK; Pioneer Library System (OKC, OK); Watonga, OK; Mustang, OK; Southlake, TX; McConnell AFB, KS; Haysville, KS; Wilburton, OK; Andale, KS; Andover, KS; Derby, KS; Duncan, OK 1/20/2016 9:42:34
Big Bang Boom as long as you need, but typically 45 minutes pre-k – 4th grade 336-254-5548 flexible and based on budget, size, etc Rockin' parent friendly kids music that integrates movement and life lessons. Tons of audience participation…there is no sitting down at a Big Bang Boom show! Award winning, national touring, professional musicians who have performed hundreds and hundreds of Summer Reading Programs, schools, festivals, camps, and more 🙂 714 Miller St Winston-Salem, NC 27103 We are touring through the area in late May, early June There are close to 100 libraries in NC and VA we have performed in the last 2 years, but closer to Kansas- Hardestry Regional Library, Tulsa OK; Bozeman LIbrary, Montana; Hays Library, KS; Kansas City Library; in North Carolina- Guilford County, Forsyth County, Cabarrus County, Durham County, Mecklenburg County, Davie County, Watauga County, Wilkes County, Transylvania County, Henderson County, Alamance County, Davidson County…this could go on for a while 🙂 3/29/2017 12:01:59
The Kilted Man 1 hr ALL 9543305436 $300-$600 Traditional Irish and Scottish Music P.O. box 23, Johnstown, CO 80455 he Chili Public Library – Chili (Rochester), NY The Bennett Branch Public Library – Rangeview Library District – Bennett, CO Longmont Public Library – Longmont, CO Hearst Free Library – Anaconda, MT Valier Public Library – Valier, MT Missoula Public Library – Missoula, MT Chanhassen Public Library – Chanhassen, MN Norwood/Young America Public Library – Norwood/Young America, MN Angelo M. Iacaboni Public Library – Lakewood, CA Burbank Public Library – Burbank, CA Buena Vista Public Library – Burbank, CA Clovis Public Library – Clovis, CA Parkside Library – San Francisco, CA Newark Public Library – Newark, CA Oakley Public Library – Oakley, CA Santa Barbara Public Library – Santa Barbara, CA Goleta Public Library – Goleta, CA Solvang Public Library – Solvang, CA Redmond Public Library – Redmond, WA Sylvan Way Public Library – Bremerton, WA Port Orchard Public Library – Port Orchard, WA Deming Public Library – Deming, WA Kirkland Public Library – Kirkland, WA Kingsgate Public Library – Kirkland, WA Woodinville Public Library – Woodinville, WA Wailuku Public Library – Wailuku, HI Kihei Public Library – Kihei, HI Kahului Public Library – Kahului, HI Makawao Public Library – Makawao, HI Aiea Public Library – Aiea, HI Aina Haina Public Library – Aina Haina, HI Kapolei Public Library – Kapolei, HI Southeast Regional Library – Maricopa County Library System – Gilbert, AZ Fountain Hills Branch – Maricopa County Library System – Fountain Hills, AZ El Mirage Senior Center – Maricopa County Library System – El Mirage, AZ Hollyhock Senior Center – Maricopa County Library System – Surprise, AZ Northwest Regional Library – Maricopa County Library System – Surprise, AZ Ed Robson Branch – Maricopa County Library System – Sun Lakes, AZ Florence Public Library – Florence, AZ Flagstaff City – Coconino County Public Library – Flagstaff, AZ Mooresville Public Library – Mooresville, IN Pendleton Community Library – Pendleton, IN Alexandria/Monroe Public Library – Alexandria, IN Hancock county Library – Greenfield, IN Willoughby Public Library – Willoughby, OH Amherst Public Library – Amherst, OH Grafton-Midview Public Library – Grafton, OH Lorain Public Library – Lorain, OH Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library – Stow, OH Euclid Public Library – Euclid, OH Cuyahoga County Public Library – Mayfield Branch – Mayfield Village, OH Marvin Memorial Library – Shelby, OH Pataskala Public Library – Pataskala, OH Carrico-Ft. Thomas Public Library – Ft. Thomas, KY Florence Public Library – Florence, KY Cynthiana-Harrison Public Library – Cynthiana, KY Mount Sterling Public Library – Mt. Sterling, KY Grant County Public Library – Williamstown, KY Scott County Public Library – Georgetown, KY Decatur Public Library – Decatur, GA Bruton Memorial Library – Plant City, FL Holmes Public Library – Bonifay, FL Canby Public Library – Canby, OR 3/8/2018 13:50:15
Littlest Big Band 1 hour, shorter and up to 2.5 hours possible Family friendly, but geared toward adults 937-245-9165 Negotiable, $250 range preferred, but again negotiable American Standards music from 1920s thru 50s: Sinatra, Fitzgerald played and sung live intertwined with themes 1225 Smugglers Way, Centerville, OH 45459 Yes, we are Ohio-based but tour US semi-regularly Centerville-Washington Township Library, Centerville, OH; Mary L.Cook Library,Waynesville,OH 11/6/2018 8:24:44
Raggedy Edge 1-1/2 hours All 937-245-9165 $250 Original Folk Rock Duo 1225 Smugglers Way, Centerville, OH 45459 Yes, we are Ohio-based but tour US semi-regularly Washington-Centerville Public Library, Centerville, OH; Mary L. Cook Library, Waynesville, OH 11/6/2018 8:29:07
Thad Beach 50 minutes Ages 3-5, 5-12, All Ages 785-577-5181 $275, plus travel fees in some areas, discounts are available for tours, block booking and multiple performances 3.2.1…Blast Off to Ukulele Universe where you'll enter a galaxy of good times with stellar songs and stories from musician, songwriter and entertainer Thad Beach. You'll meet Astro Betty and the Little Green Dancing Man and be invited on a mission to join the Space Jam Crew to play a constellation of instruments. In Ukulele Universe everyone is a star! Salina, KS, 67401 none Galena, Russell, Pleasanton, Spearville, Kinsley, Leoti, Dodge City, Scandia, Atchison, Mankato, Oakley, Kismet, Beaver OK, Shattuck OK, Yale OK and more. 12/3/2018 4:38:51
Brad Allen 60-90 minutes Adults 816-779-1030 $400 – $1000 depending on distance Exciting Kansas City jazz performed by 3 of the area's finest musicians. Jazz and swing standards along with original compositions. 840 Quail Ridge Rd., Peculiar, MO 64078 None North Kansas City Public Library, Lacygne Public Library, Livingston County Library, Linwood Community Library 5/9/2019 15:04:32
Mike Schneider Virtual 30-35 minutes; In-person 40-45 minutes. Plenty of flexibility in either format depending on your needs. Families; all ages (414) 431-4683 Virtual starting at $150; In-person starting at $250 plus mileage and lodging. Yes! Both prerecorded and live stream. Please see for a short showcase video. P.O. Box 126, Clinton, WI 53525 I travel nationwide. Connie Avery, Rochelle Public Library District, Rochelle, IL; Barbara Huff, Pikes Peak Library District, Colorado Springs, CO; Nancy Whittemore, Texarkana Public Library, Texarkana, TX 2/8/2021 11:46:18
Andy & Judy 60-75 minutes Adults – 18+ 508 517-0799 $450.00 (negotiable) We play guitars, mandolin, banjo, ukulele and other instruments. We have performed on Folk coffeehouse stages, in libraries, festivals and other venues in 25 states. During a concert, we perform original songs in many different styles, such as traditional Folk, roots music, country swing or bluegrass. As contemporary folk singer/songwriters, we tell stories through our songs – many of which are based on historical events, times or places. 151 Cherry Street, Bridgewater, MA 02324 None Gaston County NC Pub Library, Frederick County Library MD, Northport-East Northport NY Public Library, Dover DE Library, + 12 others 1/24/2022 13:51:00
Daniel Fogel 30min. – 2hrs. Any age group – kids, teens, adults 3476874211 depends on length, cinematic effects or living room view, discount given for multiple programs booked up front Virtual piano programs for all age grups 371 Pond Path East Setauket NY 11733 this would be for a live-streamed (recorded & available for 1week or a pre-record program available for 1week For live streamed – Mammen Public Library "Bethanie Corder 830-438-4864 (wrk#) West Baton Rouge Public Library Corey Young Programming Coordinator 225-342-7920 x227 Mick Howey, MLIS Adult Services Librarian 248-554-4649 Baldwin Public Library I can supply 16 more libraries if you would like (a lot of the libraries hired me multiple times) and if you are interested a pre-recorded program, I can list the libraries that hired for that too. Thank you for your consideration 3/26/2022 14:04:05
Jammin' Randy/Randy Sauer 45 – 60 minutes 3-12 7856239378 $300 + Mileage (discounts available for multiple shows in the same area) A Program about Kindness called: "BE KIND" . I have been working on spreading kindness for many years as both a Children’s Songwriter and a Music Teacher. My program will include some very fun interactive examples of kindness plus fun award winning songs. 520 W 23RD ST Hays, KS 67601 None Norton Public Library, Plainville Public Library , Phillipsburg Public Library, Newton Public Library, WaKeeney Public Library, Graham County Library , Lenora Public Library ,Horton Public Library, Beck-Bookman Library, Wellsville City Library, Meriden Public Library ,Linn District Library #1, Andale Library , Haysville Public Library , Meade Public Library , Lamar Library – CO, Rocky Ford Library – CO, Garden Plain Library , Hays Public Library , Yuma Colorado Library , Wray Colorado Library , Burlington Colorado Library, Goodland Public Library, Kearney NE Library , Colwich Public Library, Mankato Library, Lebanon Library, Pretty Prairie Library , Haven Public Library , Almena Library , Scott City Library 11/19/2022 5:39:15
Aaron Fowler 50-60 minutes Elementary and Middle school 3162074715 $400 There is nothing better than fun music to lift your spirits and energize your day. Bring your friends and make your way down to the library for a toe tapping, hand clapping, feet dancing good time with Mr. Aaron. Par for the course are songs that will have you learning about letters, storybook characters, authors and some really cool facts about our wonderful world. 1440 N Park Place Wichita, KS 67203 none I perform at 40-50 libraries every summer. 1/19/2023 15:47:48
Will Parker 30-60 minutes 3-12 (979)373-8357 $300-$600 Will Parker is a children's songwriter and teaching artist who writes and performs music for "kids ages 1-100." During Will's whimsical and interactive shows, he plays guitar and harmonica and sings original songs that engage the audience in singing-along, dancing, high-fiving, and imaginative play. The kids even help Will create an improvised song through their suggestions and input on what should happen next in the impromptu story. Will also engages the kids in conversation about how every person can be creative and that writing a song is something they can do too. The kids learn that songs are a great way to tell stories–their own stories too! 11838 Riverview Dr. Houston, TX 77077 None Celena Bradley Wichita Falls Public Library Wichita Falls, TX (940) 767-0868 | Eric Lyon Jefferson City Public Library Jefferson City, MO (573) 634-2464 | Cindy Witherspoon Rosehill Public Library Rosehill, KS (316) 776-3013 1/28/2023 1:07:32
Monty Harper 45 minutes Ages 4 to 10, families 4057629449 $350 plus travel, discounts for multiple programs Monty Harper's original songs combine a kids-eye point of view with a sophisticated knack for language, humor, melody, and storytelling. His live performances celebrate reading and libraries, inspiring kids and families to laugh, clap, move, and sing along. He has performed for hundreds of library audiences since 1990 in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Arkansas, and beyond. Monty is an audience favorite and returns to many libraries year after year. He is happy to travel and will negotiate with systems for multiple bookings. Virtual programs are also available. 2419 N Monroe St, Stillwater, OK 74075 none Belleville, KS; Pittsburg, KS; Ada, OK; Altus, OK; Checotah, OK; Meeker, OK; Seminole, OK; Perkins, OK; Stillwater, OK; Mustang, OK 2/2/2023 12:23:43
Thad Beach average 45-50 minutes or as requested All ages, including the usual Summer Reading Program Audiences & families 785-577-5182 Fees are based on performance cost ($350), plus travel fees and number of performances. “All Aboard with Thad Beach” An engaging and entertaining musical excursion with Thad Beach We’ll work together, fire up our steam engine, punch our tickets and head down the tracks on a joyful journey filled with songs, stories and a homemade band. Featuring bucket bass, harmonica, ukulele, kazoo, washboard, fly swatters, jaw harp, banjo and a dancing chicken! Fun for children of all ages. I hear the whistle blowing … “ All Aboard “ with Thad Beach In-Person Live and Virtual Live or pre-recorded options are available. 721 Morningside Drive, Salina, KS 67401 none Meade, Leavenworth, Fort Scott, Kinsley, Clay Center 2/2/2023 15:28:30
Alan Cunningham One Hour 3 to 12 years old 785-418-5469 $150 to $350 depending on travel time and library size Alan has been entertaining kids with his original songs for years. The songs and the stories behind them make his show entertaining, active and fun for kids of all ages. They sing, dance and play instruments, and more than anything – have fun for the entire program. Alan was an elementary music teacher for 40 years. He enjoyed inspiring kids to love music. He has performed through out Kansas and Missouri for years at libraries, schools and festivals. He was the featured program for the Southeast Kansas Library System several years ago. He always puts on an enjoyable program for both young and old. He does not offer a virtual program. 2460 Stafford Terr. Ottawa KS 66067 None Sandy Wilkerson – SEKLS, Franklin County Literature Festival, Burlington Library, Linn Co Library, CCL Waverly Branch, Fort Scott Library, CCL Gridley Branch, Coffeyville Library, Garnett Library, Humbolt Library, Johnston Public Library (Baxter, Springs), Ottawa Library, Wellsville Library, Johnson County Libraries (Gardner branch) 2/3/2023 21:27:21
Cynthia Sings & Dances! 45 minutes kids ages 3 and up 913 362 7353 $250 – $350 plus travel expense Cynthia Sings At The Kingdom Ball Join professional entertainer, Cynthia Ziesman, as she brings her singing and dancing fun to your library for year-round enjoyment. You have several theme shows to choose from where each child becomes a part of the show by wearing costumes, singing songs, learning a new dance, or competing in games and races. Do a royal dance at the “Disney Dreams” ball (see video); Limbo at the “Summer Sizzler” beach party; wave the red,white and blue in a patriotic flag parade; do the “Fabulous Fifties” bunny hop; or grab your pony for some barrel racing in “Cowboy Country” when we celebrate the birthday of Kansas. For the holidays, be creepy & kooky at the spooktacular “Halloween Howls” party, or invite the “Electrifying Elf“ to charge up your Christmas celebration. 5517 W 50 Terrace Roeland Park KS 66202 none KS Libraries: Atchison, Corning, Eudora, Emporia, Doniphan Co, Hiawatha, Holton, Horton, Johnson Co, Kansas City KS, Kearny County, Lansing, Leavenworth, Linwood, Lyndon, Meade, Olathe, Osawatomie, Overbrook, Paola, Seneca, Tonganoxie. MO Libraries: St. Joseph, North KC, Stanberry. 5/1/2023 13:56:01
Dinosaur O'Dell's World Music Party $350 plus travel. (Multiple bookings in an area will negate the travel fees.) Whether the topic is outer space science, geography, early literacy, or health, Dino O’Dell utilizes stories and music to create an interactive environment that not only entertains, but delivers content and encourages problem solving. Fairway, Kansas None Please ask. 1/19/2023

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