Remembering 2 girls with 1 day of peace and music
August 9, 2014
The e-ventplex... Home of The Great Frederick Fair
Gates Open At 10:00 a.m.
All day event
General Admission Tickets: $10 each ($15 at the gate)
VIP Tickets: $50 each
Sophie & Madigan loved music, dance, and art! What better way to celebrate and raise funds for Sophie and Madigan's Playground than to throw an amazing music and arts festival catering specifically to kids and their families! National and local musicians and artisans will gather in Frederick to take part in this unique kid centered event giving families the opportunity to come together PLAY, LEARN, and CREATE new and meaningful memories.
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Our music stage will be headlined by the Imagination Movers and feature national and local favorites along with several young emerging artists
Appearance times below are tentative and subject to change.
With a family musical lineage that goes back three generations it's no surprise that EmiSunshine of Madisonville, TN is a natural performer. A video of 9 year old Emi singing "Blue Yodel No. 6" took the internet by storm earlier this year and led to Emi being featured on NBC's "Today" show.
Kidstock will feature several student musicians and bands from the Frederick Rock School. Let There Be Rock School - Frederick is a combination music lesson facility and after school rock and roll community center. Students learn to play guitar, bass, drums, keys, vocals, DJ, and Record Engineering while interacting with their peers.
Effortlessly balancing the tightrope between Pop, Country, Americana, and Indie Rock, Shane Gamble's music comes across like a freight train heading full steam on the road less travelled. Propelled by a steady and assured rhythm section, layered guitars, and beautiful vocal harmonies, Shane rhapsodizes about love, loss, and emotional redemption.
Mr. Jon & Friends is Parents' Choice Award winning music for kids and their families! This energetic family music is all about fun, movement, and laughter! We know you guys will like it!
Rocknoceros has entertained music lovers throughout Virginia, Maryland, and DC since its inception in 2005, winning eight Washington Area Music Awards and landing an ongoing Video-on-Demand offering through COX Cable. Rocknoceros has gained significant national recognition with performances at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits, Wolf Trap, and The Kennedy Center.
The Pop Ups are a GRAMMY Nominated Brooklyn-based musical duo which the Wall Street Journal says "reflects the creativity percolating on the independent children's music scene." Time Out New York Kids recognizes them as one of the top 15 kids' music bands in the nation. In April 2014, the duo made their national TV debut on Sprout's "Sunny Side Up Show," and they will release their third all-ages release celebrating the power and joy of creativity, Appetite for Construction, in summer 2014.
The New Orleans-based Imagination Movers are an alternative rock band for preschoolers. Though their catchy tunes are expressly written for kids, they strive to make their music equally as enjoyable for parents. Collaboratively written by the four guys, the music covers a variety of genres including old funk, new wave, punk, country, ballads, hip hop, American rock and more, with each Mover bringing his own musical sensibility to the table. The Movers have filmed three seasons of their hit music-and-comedy series for Disney Junior and they have sold roughly 250,000 CDs and DVDs to date.
Performance Stage Lineup
Order of appearance below is tentative and subject to change.
Start times TBD. Check back closer to the event for a full schedule
Urbana Dance and Performing Arts Studio - 12:35 p.m.
ESP Dance - 1:55 p.m.
Pro Martial Arts - 3:05 p.m.
Zumba Kids with Elizabeth - 4:05 p.m.
Red Lotus Martial Arts - 5:15 p.m.
24/7 Dance Studio - 6:20 p.m.
All of our vendors will have a FREE activity for the kids to complete! So stop by one of the many tents in the Kidstock Vendors Village to complete some of the following activities:
Create your own bookbag by Thirty One
Mix your own oil for kids by DoTerra
Rice/bean table by Clever Containers
Butterfly wands by the Maryland Ensemble Theatre
Martial Arts demonstrations by Red LOTUS Martial Arts
Moon Bounce by 24/7 Dance
Board breaking by Pro Martial Arts
Music lessons by Frederick Rock School
Instrument petting zoo by Music and Arts Center
Princess meet and greets by Princess Day Spa
Singing by Events and Music by Celeste
Bottle cap stamps by Scentsy
Bubble Trick by Park Bench Chiropractic
Design your own wrap coloring page by Jamberry
Flower creation by Trinity School
Blast a Trooper and Star Wars meet and greets by the 501st Legion
Volcanic action science activity by St. Thomas Moore Academy
Minifig contest by Ampersand Arts
Cone ring toss by Pump it Up
Bubble play and hula hoops by PNC Bank
NERF targets by Costco
Corn hole by Shockley Honda
Coffee filter butterfly craft by Premiere Dental Arts
Prize wheel by Pediatric Dental Group
Relay race by Common Market
Nature crafts by Catoctin Sun Preschool
Exploration Station by Little Gym
Tumble mats by Frederick Gymnastics
Prize wheel by Frederick Foot and Ankle
Book in the barn by Grape Creek Farm
Mini golf by Spring Ridge Chiropractic
Security badges by Woodsboro Bank
Pendant painting by Hot Fired Arts
Paper dresses and crowns by Urbana Dance
Prize wheel by Enterprise
Nail painting and prop photo booth by Greenberries Company
Hula hoops by Origami Owl
The following activities will also be available for a small fee
Balloon twisting by Spiral Spirit Balloons
Face painting by Facepaint by Vicki
The mission of Sophie and Madigan's Playground is to help families PLAY LEARN and CREATE memories to last a lifetime in honor of the girls. So, with the help of sponsors, donors, and vendors our regular admission tickets are being sold for just $10 each ($15 at the gate) in the hopes that most families can experience this amazing event and truly get a chance to make once in a lifetime memories!
Online ticket sales have ended but you can still buy a wristband at the gates!
A limited number of VIP tickets will be available on Monday, July 14, 2014 around 7pm EDT. When VIP tickets are available they will show up on the ticket order page. VIP tickets are being sold for $50 and include: a tented themed VIP area, VIP parking, private restrooms, a catered meal, snacks and light fare, cold beverages, meet and greet with the artists.
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If you have any questions about how your company can be a part of this amazing event or if you just have general questions please contact Chrissi or Jen at email@example.com
Can I pay for my tickets without using paypal?
At this time paypal or cash the day of the event are the only options. We will update if other options become available.
I forgot my receipt/tickets at home!
If you have a smart phone you can bring up your email with the receipt you received from Sophie and Madigan's Playground. Otherwise we will have to ask you to please run home and grab them. Sorry for the inconvenience.
I never received my receipt/tickets!
Please check your junk mail folder to be sure it was not mistaken for spam. Your receipt should have been e-mailed to the address you gave on our ticket order form (not your PayPal e-mail address, if different). If you are sure your payment went through and you did not receive an e-mail receipt, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can look up your order and attempt to re-send your receipt
Where is Kidstock being held?
Kidstock will take place at The e-ventplex... Home of The Great Frederick Fair. 797 E Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701
Do I need a ticket for my child?
Our ticket costs is incredibly low and we ask that all kids ages 24 months and up have a wrist band for the event. VIP tickets, however, are required for all ages. Click here to buy tickets.
Can I leave and come back after naps?
Sure thing! When you come to the event with your tickets or email receipt you will be given a wrist band for each admission. You MUST have that wrist band to re enter the infield.
How does seating work?
Kidstock is first come first serve LAWN seating in the infield. Bring a blanket!
Will there be food and drinks?
There will be several food vendors selling food at Kidstock. If you have specific dietary needs we suggest bringing along a picnic.
Can I bring a picnic?
Absolutely and we suggest bringing lots of snacks and drinks to keep hydrated and fueled for our fun filled day!
Can I bring my cooler?
Yep you can bring a cooler filled with water and soft drinks however there is absolutely NO alcohol permitted. If you are found with alcohol you will be asked to leave. Along those lines smoking will only be permitted in designated areas located near the portajons. Please do not bring glass bottles.
Is there a charge for every activity?
We will have activities for kids of all ages at the vendors village which will be free of charge. Some vendors such as face painting, pony rides etc may charge a small fee.
I forgot to bring money for the vendors or food, what now?
You will find ATM machines available. These are provided by the fairgrounds and they do charge a fee for use.
You didn't answer my question!
Sorry! We try to think of every question you might come up with so please just send us an email at email@example.com and Jen or Chrissi will get back to you as quickly as possible.