The Family Music Party!

Bring the kids to The Arts Place of Stokes this Saturday, June 9th for



CATHY & MARCY are trailblazers in children’s music and have been connecting families through music for over 30 years. Their superb harmoniesare backed by instrumental virtuosity on the
acoustic & electric guitar, fve-string banjo, mandolin, cello banjo, ukulele, steel drum and many other instruments. Over 5,000 shows in performing arts centers, schools, folk festivals, community
centers, libraries and children’s festivals have given Cathy & Marcy the superb skills to deliver a show that is fun, wacky, energetic, participatory and meaningful.

The duo’s latest release, “DANCIN’ IN THE KITCHEN: songs for ALL families” is their 44th release. The songs not only reflect the growing diversity of family structures in the U.S. and around the world, they highlight the idea that families are bound by love, with music celebrating that love and diversity.  Four songs on the new CD have received recognition: Cathy’s song ”I Belong To A Family” was a Finalist in John Lennon Songwriting Contest, her song “Twins” was awarded Gold in the Children’s category of the Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest and her songs “Dancin’ in the Kitchen” & “I Belong to a Family” were runners up in the same event.

In 2004 and 2005, Cathy & Marcy were awarded back-to-back GRAMMY® Awards for their children’s recordings“ cELLAbration: A Tribute to Ella Jenkins” and “Bon Appétit!: Musical Food Fun!”. The dynamic duo has been further honored by their peers with twelve other GRAMMY® nominations for children’s and folk music. Their catalogue of over 70 audio and video recordings have received additional awards from organizations like Parents’ Choice Foundation, The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, American Library Association and Early Childhood News. The Washington Area Music Association has honored Cathy & Marcy with over 60 WAMMIE Awards.

Come and experience this entertaining FREE show this Saturday, June 9th at 11 a.m.  The Arts Place of Stokes is located at 502 Main Street, Danbury, NC.  For more information, call 336-593-8159.