The Dirty Sock Funtime Band Plays The Jewish Museum, 3/4

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The Dirty Sock Funtime Band will perform a concerts for families at The Jewish Museum on Sunday, March 4 at 2:00 pm.  Nominated Best Kid's Band by Time Out New York Kids, this high energy group brings a carnival atmosphere to its performances.  To celebrate the holiday of Purim, kids come in costume and dance to such klezmer rock songs as ClownaHagila.

Tickets are $16 per adult; $11 per child; $13 adult Jewish Museum family level member; and $9 child Jewish Museum family level member.  This concert is for children age 3 and up.   Adults are asked to accompany their children.  For further information regarding family programs at The Jewish Museum, the public may call 212.423.3337. Tickets for programs at The Jewish Museum can be purchased online at the Museum's web site, www.thejewishmuseum.org.

Featured on Noggin's Jack's Big Music Show, the Dirty Sock Funtime Band fuses rock with funk, ska, R & B, hip hop, country, and klezmer in a combination that's earned them praise as "the most innovative and exciting children's music ever!" (MTV).  This concert is filled with call backs, sing alongs, dance alongs and jam alongs, plus the audience gets to help write a song.   The band features, Adam Jacobs aka Mr. Clown; guitarists Michael Messer, Stephen Jacobs, Bill "Billy Z." Phillips; bass guitarist Jasper Leak; drummer Sean Dixon; clarinetist/saxophonist Ken Thomson; and dancer Annie Elmer.

The Dirty Sock Funtime Band was created when a group of talented teachers, actors and musicians came together to write songs for Kids Creative, an award-winning nonprofit organization. The music was loved so much by both the kids and the adults that they formed a band to keep the music coming.  Within two months of the band's first public performance, they had appeared on FOX, NBC, CBS and UPN, and they were nominated "Best New Band" by the Children's Music Web Awards (the only music awards that are chosen by kids in over 500 classrooms around the world).  Albums include Sock-A-DelicMr. Clown and the Day the Sun Got Wet andThe Search and Rescue of Genius Backpack, and Dirty Sock Funtime Band.

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