Katie Woods, Communications Manager
San Mateo County Libraries
San Mateo, CA – Get ready to rock, play and learn at the library as San Mateo County Libraries gear up for Tricycle Music Fest! Starting Friday, October 5, the entire community is welcome to enjoy free concerts across the County and jam out to an award-wining line-up of performers who support local libraries and promote early childhood learning. This month-long event will bring the best kindie rockers to the Peninsula, so get those dancing shoes ready for an unforgettable October.
Each event will feature a concert and fun family engagement activities. At the end of each show, San Mateo County Libraries will raffle off one tricycle and one scooter.
Tricycle Music Fest is proudly sponsored by San Mateo County Libraries and co-presented by San Francisco Public Library, opens a new window. Together, the Libraries bring memorable entertainment to Bay Area families with performances by the Alphabet Rockers, opens a new window, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, opens a new window, José-Luis Orozco, opens a new window, and Andrew & Polly, opens a new window.
Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie with the Grammy nominated Alphabet Rockers! Their Belmont performance will include a dance experience sponsored by Young Audiences of Northern California.
Winners of the 2013 Latin Grammy for children’s music, Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band enliven the library with their whimsical, multicultural, and bilingual tunes. Get ready for a hip-shaking, head bopping dance party of fresh indie pop rock beats!
- Saturday, October 13 at 10:30 AM at East Palo Alto Library
- Saturday, October 13 at 3:30 PM at Brisbane Community Park, opens a new window (Brisbane Library)
Music makes learning fun and 2015 Grammy nominated artist José-Luis Orozco is coming to delight us with his vocals and guitar which will make you want to sing-along and perhaps learn a few new words in Spanish!
- Friday, October 19 at 10:30 AM at Pacifica Sanchez Library
- Friday, October 19 at 3:30 PM at Burton Park, opens a new window (San Carlos Library)
Parents' Choice Award winners, Andrew & Polly are bringing their catchy earworms and inventive re-imaginings of classic favorite songs to our libraries!
- Saturday, October 27 at 11:00 AM at Half Moon Bay Library
- Sunday, October 28 at 3:00 PM at Leo J. Ryan Park, opens a new window (Foster City Library)
About San Mateo County Libraries
San Mateo County Libraries is a Joint Powers Authority that comprises the cities of Atherton, Belmont, Brisbane, East Palo Alto, Foster City, Half Moon Bay, Millbrae, Pacifica, Portola Valley, San Carlos, Woodside, and the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County. San Mateo County Libraries ignite growth through transformative experiences. Visit smcl.org for information about our extensive digital and physical collections, twelve community libraries, Bookmobile, Lookmobile and the 12,000+ workshops, classes, concerts, readings, and other activities offered annually.