Sep 1, 2013
Alternative rock band Verve Pipe, best known for its 1997 blockbuster hit single “The Freshmen,” will headline Wiggle Out Loud, Oklahoma’s first "kindie rock" festival, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, at Bicentennial Park, 500 Couch Dr. in downtown Oklahoma City.
"Kindie rock" is independent rock music for kids and families.
Wiggle Out Loud is free and open to the public. The day-long festival will feature live music by touring and local bands on two stages, providing the soundtrack for health and fitness activities and hands-on arts and crafts spanning the park throughout the day.
The Wiggle Out Loud main stage lineup will be:
A side stage will feature performances by local kids and student groups, including: 10-year-old Elvis impersonator Brady Shattan; Bulldog Bellringers, a bell choir from Cleveland Elementary; the Granville Community Music School Marimba Ensemble; and Mariachi Fillmore, a mariachi band from Fillmore Elementary.
Health and fitness related activities will include: yoga for moms and babies, an obstacle course, dancing, an athletic celebrity pep rally, jump rope challenge, parachute games, boot camp for kids, parent and child yoga, relay races and a hula hoop contest. KOSU radio will host an iSpy scavenger hunt.
Arts and music activities will include a bubble tent, sidewalk chalk, a string pole installation, mural painting and a variety of create-your-own projects. There will be an instrument playground from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Garage Band from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., a drum circle from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and a Stomp Experience from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Collaborations with local arts organizations will add color and texture to the festival atmosphere, including a mini Deluxe craft fair.
|Cost||Event is free. Donations accepted.|
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