You’re not totally in sync with your munchkin’s music. But these local bands for babes are sure to change your tune.
The Baby Grands
If they dig mellow music, they’ll love this acoustic trio, which jams with witty, happy lyrics and a Jack Johnson-meets-They Might Be Giants sound. We can’t get enough of the silly but oh-so-true “Sugar Makes Me Loco.”
Daddy A Go Go
If your rug rat really rocks, John Boydston (a former CNN producer turned stay-at-home dad) busts out a bluesy sound on tracks like “Daddy’s Diaper Blues” or the Ramones-esque “Brush Your Teeth.” Not some watered-down musician for wee ones, Boydston isn’t afraid to shred some serious guitar riffs.
Comprising mom, dad, and darling daughter Emily, this friendly family trio is famous for its infectious pop songs. With parent-approved positive messages, lyrics like “come on, Emily, help your Mommy sort some socks and let’s do the laundry” will have you hitting repeat without regret.
Because it’s about time you faced the music.
Dora the Explorer Live
What: The world-famous Latina adventurer performs at the fab Fox.
Why: Think of it as Broadway meets Boots and Backpack.
When: Fri., 7 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m., 2 & 5 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Where: The Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St., Midtown (800-982-2787).
Cooking for Monkeys Party
What: Healthy eating and exercise fair for kiddies, with cooking demonstrations, nutrition tracking, and balloon animals.
Why: Don’t monkey around when it comes to their health.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: Hoopla, 414 Church St., Decatur (404-371-9485).
Flower Power Children’s Fashion Show
What: Fashion show ($25 for adults, $10 for children) benefits the Fragile Kids Foundation, which helps meet the financial needs of families with sick kids.
Why: A good reason to really work it.
When: Sat., 10 a.m.
Where: Neiman Marcus, lvl. 2, Lenox Mall, 3393 Peachtree Rd., Buckhead (404-266-8200).