Second Annual Kids Music Fest

Posted June 10, 2015 at 10:06 am     Category: LibraryNews Release

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC – New Hanover County Public Library announces its Second Annual Kids Music Festival! The fun family event is scheduled for Saturday, June 20, from 9:00 AM to 12:00 at Ocean Front Park and Pavilion, 105 Atlantic Avenue, Kure Beach. Admission is free for all ages.

The 208th Army Band will kick off Kids Music Festival with ‘Weapons of Brass Destruction’, and close out the event with ceremonial music. Other performers at the Festival will be Mr. Erik, Mr. Mark, and Mr. Scooter and the NHCPL Rap Club.

Rap Club’s long-awaited debut album “Hot! Fresh! Delicious!” will be released to the public at Kids Music Fest. It features 17 of the best songs written and recorded by Rap Club kids during the past two years. The CD is produced by Mr. Scooter with funding from the Friends of the New Hanover County Library, and will be for sale at Kids’ Music Fest and on iTunes and CD Baby.

Kids Music Fest is the kickoff event for NHC Library’s Summer Reading Club, with the theme ‘Every Hero Has a Story’. All ages can join and enjoy reading and superhero-related activities all summer. Registration is free online at and at all NHC Library locations starting June 13, as well as at Kids Music Fest.

Besides the music, kids can enjoy these free activities at Kids Music Fest:

  • Kure Beach Fire Department Fire Truck
  • Temporary Tattoos with Scott McCormick, the author of the Mr. Pants books
  • Children’s Museum of Wilmington activity station
  • Fort Fisher Aquarium activity station
  • Free Comic Books with Memory Lane Comics
  • Snow Machine Madness with Island Montessori School
  • Bubble Mania
  • Rock Star Makeovers

For more information about Kids Music Fest and Rap Club contact Children’s Librarian Scooter Hayes at or 910-798-6393. For information about Summer Reading Club call or visit the Children’s Department at any New Hanover County Public Library.

UPDATE: Wilmington Trolley offers free rides to Kids Music Fest, from 9:00 am – 12:00 noon! Park in Kure Beach along I Ave, 6th Ave, at Town Hall or at Joe Eakes Park, and look for the Trolley making the loop.


Release Contact:

Scooter Hayes
(910) 798-6303

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