Peanut Butter & Jam Series

Peanut Butter & Jam

Sponsored by Keller Macaluso

Designed for children ages 1-7, Peanut Butter & Jam sessions encourage young children to become engaged in the arts. Join us for these informal 10:30am Saturday morning concerts.

Tickets only $10 per child, and 2 free adults with every child ticket purchase!

There is limited capacity for these events. To buy tickets, call the Box Office at 317.843.3800. 

September 3, 2016
Experience energy that will make your body shake in rhythm during a performance by this world-class percussion ensemble. Encounter homemade and exotic percussion instruments, including steel drums, from around the world. With a penchant for improvisation, no performance by CLANG! is ever the same. Youth will get a chance to jam and improvise with the musicians.

October 1, 2016
Martinie's Boogie Three
Martinie's Boogie Three jives the rock 'n' roll side of blues and boogie-woogie piano. The dynamic trio breathes new energy into dance music from the 1940s and 50s. Kids will wear out their dancing shoes boogying to the groove!

November 19, 2016
Fiddle ‘n’ Feet
Fiddle ‘n’ Feet perform the oldest percussive dance styles around, accompanied by the upbeat fiddle and banjo music of America’s early settlers. With wit and wisdom, they entertain and involve the audience in singing, clapping, and dancing along to the infectious melodies and rhythms that are instant fun for everyone.

December 17, 2016
Melchior Marionettes "Holiday Cabaret on Strings"
Back by popular demand! Join us for a faced paced, entertaining cabaret of hand crafted marionettes. Children and adults will delight in the hilarious antics of the marionettes and the skill of the puppeteers. Everyone will want to sing along with the holiday classics and favorites.

January 21, 2017
Marc and Max The Moose
Singer, songwriter and ventriloquist Marc Thomas and his puppet buddy Max The Moose make beautiful “Moosic” together! Marc performs his clever original tunes with plenty of audience participation and Max The Moose chimes in with his comical moose mischief to create a show delightful for kids and parents alike.

February 25, 2017
Kelly & Emily Ann Thompson
Brilliant fiddling, driving rhythmic guitar and percussion, unabashed vocals, combined with clogging and Irish dance makes this duo a uniquely powerful combination engaging for all ages! Join Kelly and Emily Ann as they bring to life Irish, Scottish, and Canadian jigs, reels, and airs.

March 4, 2017
Jefferson Street Parade Band
Raucous, lively, colorful, and packed with outstanding musicians, this thrilling marching band digs into rhythms from Mexico, Cuba, West Africa, New Orleans, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. The unique instrumentation of the band and fun-filled performance will have you marching and stomping all the way home! Kids and adults are encouraged to bring their own noise-making devices!

April 8, 2017
Cowboy Randy Erwin
Calling all Cowpokes and Lady Buckaroos! Grab your chaps and spurs ‘cause Cowboy Randy is riding into the Center! Cowboy Randy has delighted audiences all over the country with his cowboy songs and yodeling, tales from the lonesome trail, and rope tricks. Kids will hear and participate in music that has made the cowboy such a special part of American history. You may have even heard him as the yodeling voice of bad guy, Almeda Slim, in Disney’s “Home on the Range”.

May 6, 2017

Kids Dance Outreach
Witness an inspiring performance by children of Kids Dance Outreach. Then get on your feet and join us in engaging, fun, and interactive dancing.
In three short years, Kids Dance Outreach has become Indianapolis' acclaimed, highly sought after, inclusive, children's educational dance program. The achieved results and expertise of our professional staff have led many schools, teachers and parents to make extraordinary efforts to provide our programs for their students.