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Kidsploration Concert Series
Wednesday, July 17 2013  2:30 pm - 3:15 pm


Kidsploration Concert Series

Join us this summer for our first ever Kidsploration Concert Series at Mystic Aquarium. The concert series features an amazing line-up of popular Kindie artists. Kindie music is independent music geared for kids age 2-7, but this music is a whole lot of fun for all the family! Our musicians are sure to have you and your children singing and dancing along!

So enjoy a full day at the Aquarium and don’t miss out on one of our special Kidsploration concerts on July 17 & 31 and August 14 & 28. Performances start at 2:30pm and are FREE with your admission.  Each show opens with Steve Elci & Friends, who is then followed by one of our featured artists.

Performances take place in our Foxwoods Marine Theater. FREE tickets to the concert can be obtained on the day of the show during your visit.

Introducing our artists…

Steve Elci and FriendsSteve Elci & Friends:

Steve Elci & Friends will entertain you with what they call “Edutainment” but you are never going to know you are learning as they immerse you in a good time. Steve Elci and Friends connect with the audience and interact with them through their original song and dance. Steve Elci & Friends have partnered this year with TheDay to host Kidsploration and are our opening act at each one of our concert series dates!

For more information on this band, please visit their website at





Mista Cookie JarJuly 17: Mista Cookie Jar

Inspired by Bob Marley and The Beatles, Mista Cookie Jar’s kid friendly reggae and rap songs revolve around the concept of love and the inner child.  Mista Cookie Jar & the Chocolate Chips have been featured performers at the Smithsonian's Discovery Theater, Sirius XM's Kids Place Live, and Kindiefest in New York City.

For more information on this artist, please visit his website at






Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band

July 31: Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band

Recognized by People Magazine as the #1 Cool Kid Album of the Year in 2012 and hailed by USA Today and CBS as “the best children’s band.” Singer/songwriter, Lucky Diaz and Broadway performer/ songwriter Alisha Gaddis, write and perform songs that have been praised for their meaningful lyrics, catchy hooks and ultimate fun. These pop beats are sure to have children out of their seat and dancing along!

For more information on this band, please visit their website at





Miss AmyAugust 14: Miss Amy

Miss Amy’s  kid friendly rock and roll music motivates kids to get moving and teach the importance of physical fitness.Miss Amy, a Grammy Award winning artist, who has performed at White House events is an official advocate for the President’s Challenge Program.  Her music encourages people of all ages to increase physical activity and live healthy. Her high energy, imaginative show will have you tapping your toes, waddling like penguins and swimming like sharks and mermaids.

For more information on this artist, please visit her website at





The Okee Dokee BrothersAugust 28: The Okee Dokee Brothers

The Okee Dokee Brothers combine their love of nature and outdoors with their love of music to write and sing songs that encourage kids to respect, enjoy, and get involved with nature. Their American Folk music and witty lyrics have garnered recognition from NPR's All Things Considered and USA Today. Their album “Can You Canoe?” won the Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album 2012, and they are two-time Parent’s Choice Award winners.

For more information on this band, please visit their website at






What Is Kidsploration?

Kidsploration is an educational web program hosted by nationally recognized Kindie artists, Steve Elci & Friends through Through music, discovery and fun, Kidsploration features education and discovery segments, music videos of original songs and audience interaction. Kidsploration will explore a wide range of topics from recycling and animal rehabilitation to bullying and sharing.

Don't miss Kidsploration. Watch from your computer, smartphone or tablet, wherever you are and whenever you want. For more information on Kidsploration go to