Music fills our days with joy and provides a soundtrack to our lives. Celebrating music together is a great way to meet your neighbors and build community. Join us for a free, all day, ALL AGES music celebration on Saturday, October 12, 2019. No registration required.
10:00AM - Kevin Devine - Kevin Devine is an award-winning children's entertainer, songwriter & recording artist specializing in rollicking participatory concerts for children & families full of sing-alongs & dancing. Mr Devine is from Ann Arbor and has performed thousands of concerts from Michigan to Alabama to Maine and he has written more than 1,200 songs for albums, films & TV shows like Barney & NCIS. This performance is recommended for our younger patrons and their familes and will take place instead of the morning's Family Storytime.
11:30AM - Sangeeta's Dance and Music of India - Sangeeta Kar is an internationally renowned exponent of Odissi, the oldest classical dance form of India. She is also an award winning singer and performs regularly on Indian TV, movies, stage, and CDs. “Education through entertainment” is Sangeeta’s motto. She has reached out to all ages and in many kinds of venues through her interactive presentations. Sangeeta has presented successful workshops in the United States, Canada, and India and posesses a performance expertise that has transported audiences to ancient India for many many years.
12:30-1:45PM - Family Craft Session - In keeping with CPL's throwback 80's celebration come on in to the Friends' Activity Room and get your 80's craft on. Don't want to go home for lunch? We will have tables set up for you here, as well. Bring your own packed lunch and fuel up for our 2:00PM music performance right on site.
2:00PM - Detroit Steam Pistols - Based out of the Flint area, four creative artists join together to create music with a powerful edge of funk-R&B-rock-hip/hop steam. If you like harmony, classic songs from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s, these ol' time hippies at heart have joined together to give that experience of love, peace and joy of the era.
4:00PM - Il Segreto String Quartet - Il Segreto String Quartet is Detroit's "progressively motivated contemporary string quartet" They perform traditional classical music, as well as a wide variety of pop and rock arrangements. Their extensive repertoire and professional experience are sure to provide the perfect atmosphere for any celebration, especially one like the CPL Music Fest. Il Segreto has won two Detroit Music Awards for “Outstanding Small Classical Ensemble," in 2014 and 2016.