The Swinging Belles

Artist: The Swinging Belles
Newfoundland

Winners of the 2016 JUNO Award for Children’s Album of the Year, The Swinging Belles are a swing, country, and jazz band for kids. Along with guitarist extraordinaire Duane Andrews, the band features elementary school educators and performers Laura Winter and Erin Power who know firsthand the joy that kids feel when they can boogie to some good time music. The show is packed with music, interactive storytelling from Newfoundland, and lots of dancing. A chance for your whole group to kick up their heels!

For additional information, please visit The Swinging Belles website.

Experience: Swing Music for Kids | Length: 60 minutes | Ages: 4 to 8 | Grades: Preschool - 2 | Venue: Max Bell Theatre
Join Us: Individuals with Visual impairment / Mobility impairment
Fine Arts – Music:

Concepts of Rhythm; Melody; Harmony
Skills of Listening; Movement

Physical Education:

Locomotor and Nonlocomotor Skills
Dance: Movement to Music; Creative Movement
Exercise and Well-Being

English Language Arts:

Exploring Ideas and Stories Through Oral Texts
Responding to Texts and Moods in Songs
The Artistry of Texts: Rhyme, Rhythm, Etc.

Social Studies:

Communities in Canada

Themes:

Music, Song, Melody, Harmony, Swing Music, Dance, Newfoundland

Activity Sheets: (download link coming soon)
Workshops:

Teachers! Join JUNO Award winning The Swinging Belles after school on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 for an educator workshop on the tradition of Newfoundland folksongs and teaching elementary students how to reimagine folksongs in their own words.

Click here for more information and to register.

While at Kidsfest, we also recommend: Toddler Zone: Little Yellow Bus (song & movement); Kaleidoscope Garden; Circle Stage: Rattle & Strum; Canada 150: Parks Canada; Canada 150 Wishing Wall

Show Times

Wednesday, May 24 at 10:30 AM
Wednesday, May 24 at 12:30 PM