Hot Peas 'N Butter to Perform Hanukkah Concert at Jewish Museum, 12/21

Hot Peas 'N Butter to Perform Hanukkah Concert at Jewish Museum, 12/21

Families can shake to the multicultural music and contagious rhythms of the five-member band Hot Peas 'N Butter at the Jewish Museum on Sunday, December 21 at 11:30 am. Seen on Nickelodeon and Noggin and led by Danny Lapidus and Francisco Cotto, the band's mix of everything from Puerto Rican folk and American blues to klezmer and world beats will get everyone dancing. To celebrate Hanukkah, the band will perform songs that offer a unique twist, such as the Ladino sounds of "Ocho Kandelikas."

Tickets are $18 per adult; $13 per child; $15 adult Jewish Museum family level member; and $11 child Jewish Museum family level member. This concert is for children ages 3 to 8. Adults are asked to accompany their children. For further information regarding family programs at the Jewish Museum, the public may call 212.423.3337. Concert tickets can be purchased online at programs/families#concerts. The Jewish Museum is located at Fifth Avenue and 92nd Street, Manhattan.

Winners of 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2012 Parent's Choice Awards, Hot Peas 'N Butter is a unique children's musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock. By combining an interactive, invigorating approach to performance with mature, multicultural music, the band has developed a distinct way of inspiring care and creativity in kids and adults alike. As a featured group on Sirius Satellite Radio's Kids Stuff, and with the appearance of their hit videos, Number 1 and Deep Down, on Nickelodeon and Noggin, Hot Peas 'N Butter is quickly becoming a household name. Recent releases include Hot Peas 'N Butter Vol. 4: The Pod Squad and Best of the Bowl, Ingles y Espanol, a bilingual CD.

The Edgar M. Bronfman Center for Education's school and family programs are supported by endowed funds established by the Bronfman Family, the Muriel and William Rand Fund, the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, the Helena Rubinstein Foundation, Rosalie Klein Adolf, the Kekst Family, and Mrs. Ida C. Schwartz in memory of Mr. Bernard S. Schwartz. Family programming is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.