New Music Video: Our Garden 

It's here, it's here! My first ever music video for the next single from Big Things, "Our Garden".
BIG thanks to all of the families who made this video possible. Especially all of the children who came over to be silly with me in the Kalantari Garden: Addie, Asa, Declan, Darius, Estelle, Pehya, Sammy and Teddy

And all of the kids in the fan-submitted videos: Charlotte, the Chibi Kodama band, Finn, Murph, Oliver and Teddy. 

You're all superstars! And now...without further delay, "Our Garden". Enjoy! And SHARE with the world!
 

Big Things Album Release Concert! 

Families, friends, let's DO THIS!
Saturday, September 24th at 11am!
We're coming back to ShapeShifter Lab in style!

Come play, dance and sing to celebrate BIG THINGS with my jazz age styled music. Enjoy a full band performance with special guests, arts & crafts, pearls and balloons. Fun for the entire family!

Saturday, September 24th, 11am
ShapeShifter Lab

11 Whitewell Place • Brooklyn, NY 11218
$10 Advance // $15 Door // Children under 2 FREE

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS!
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2593092



 

Let's Make A Music Video! 

Friends, it's time to (finally) make a music video. Are you in? It's for my new song, "Our Garden". 
 

Let's do it! Send me a video clip of you doing any sort of gardening activity with a loved one: your child, your mother, your husband, your wife, sister, brother...you name it. Activities include watering, planting, pulling weeds, harvesting, mixing soil. You can also send me clips of your garden--even if you think it's unimpressive. Gardening requires lots of love and dedication, and to have even just one thing you're taking care of, or teaching your child to take care of it carries so much weight and value.

Here's a snippet of my song:
 
Email me your video clips at lucy@afewlittlenotes.com

I look forward to making this happen WITH YOU!

¡Bienvenidos! Spanish Sing-Along 

Sing-along with Lucy KalantariOh, it's too darn hot! But it's wonderful to have a weekly sing-along in a space with heavenly air conditioner.

Join me every Friday this summer at Lark Cafe and learn Spanish in song with your child! Sing songs both new and familiar as we explore colors, numbers and animals. Go on a mini-adventure during story time with delightful, illustrated books in Spanish. Get down with a jam session as we dive into rhythmic fun. It's gonna be a wonderful time:

Fridays, at 10am through September 2nd
Lark Cafe 
1007 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
http://www.larkcafe.com
$10/Family

I look forward to seeing your smiling faces, friends!

New Single: Balloon! 

It's with great pride that I present to you my first single from Big Things, "Balloon!" 

This track is available to download for free right now when you sign the mailing list. If you've already signed up, then it arrived in your inbox this morning. 

Click here to sign up for the newsletter and receive your very own Balloon!

Catch me tonight, Friday June 17th in Philly for KidChella, Saturday, June 18th at Governor's Island for Porchstomp 2016 and Tuesday, June 21st for Make Music New York in Park Slope Brooklyn. Details below!
 

Friday, June 17, 6pm • with the Jazz Cats 
KIDCHELLA 
Smith Memorial Playground 
3500 Reservoir Drive, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19121 
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/220716284967670/ 
Tickets: $10 
https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/kid2016/dates/Jun-17-2016_at_0600PM 

Saturday, June 18, 2pm • Duet 
PORCH STOMP 2016 
Nolan Park, Governor's Island, NY 
FREE SHOW 
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/1019310778158075/ 

Tuesday, June 21, 4pm • Duet 
MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK 2016 
Windsor Shoes, 484 5th Ave 
Park Slope, Brooklyn 
FREE SHOW 
RSVP: https://www.facebook.com/events/140847029656579/

Next up: KidChella!!! 

The Jazz Cats and I will be going on a road trip to Philly on Friday, June 17th for the first of 3 KidChella 2016 shows! I was thrilled to have been invited to perform, and with a new album almost out, we get to show off some of the new tunes! The fabulous Joanie Leeds will be performing right after me. It's going to be a FANTASTIC night!

Tickets on sale now:
https://smithplayground.ticketleap.com/kid2016/dates/Jun-17-2016_at_0600PM

Friday, June 17 • 6pm
Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
3500 Reservoir Drive, East Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA 19121
 

PS 217 Garden Concert Series! 

Duets with Lucy Kalantari & Lloyd H. Miller - PS 217 Garden Concert SeriesI'm happy to have been invited back for the PS 217 Garden Concert series! This time, I've teamed up with the fantastic Lloyd H. Miller to join the fun!

Bring your picnic blankets and dinner as Lloyd and I liven up the garden with folk, jazz and rock songs for the whole family. 

Wednesday, May 25th, 6-7pm
PS 217
1100 Newkirk Avenue (Corner of Westminster Road)
Brooklyn, NY 
RSVP on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/603399469826106/
 

Big BIG Things! 

Look at this wonderful pile of stickers designed by the fabulous Rina Miele at HoneyDesign. She did the artwork for Pockets Full of Joy, and is having a blast making BIG THINGS art come alive.

Want a sticker? Come on out to my sing alongs and I'm going to start spreading the love. If you haven't signed up for the mailing list, please do! You'll receive the first single from this album when it's ready!

That's right:
SIGN THE LUCY KALANTARI MAILING LIST AND YOU'LL RECEIVE A FREE SINGLE FROM MY NEW ALBUM AS SOON IT'S AVAILABLE

I'm packing up to head for KINDIECOMM 2016 where I'll be showcasing some of my new songs with the jazz cats! Soon, I'll announce a CD release party date for the summer!

Come on everyone, lets go make BIG beautiful THINGS happen. 

 

Spring is Coming! 

SkipKid’s Spring Party & Egg-stravaganza! You smell it?! Oh yeah!!

Let's celebrate the first day of spring at SkipKid’s Spring Party & Egg-stravaganza! Come on out this Sunday from 10am-12noon, for a few mini sing-along sets by Daniel Palese, Lavender Blues and yours truly! They'll have egg hunts, arts & crafts, food and... 

March 20th, 10am – 12noon 
Greenwood Park, South Slope Beer Garden 
555 7th Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11215 
(between 19th & 20th St.) 
greenwoodparkbk.com 
$5/person (children under 1, free) 
Bring your own basket! 

Looking forward to seeing your smiling faces!
  

Upcoming shows



Let's Connect!

Weekly Sing-alongs
Join me for one of my weekly bilingual jazz sing-alongs!
$10 per family

Thursdays, 11am
Elk Cafe, 154 Prospect Park SW, Brooklyn

Fridays, 10am - Spanish Sing-along!
Lark Cafe, 1007 Church Avenue, Brooklyn

Fridays, 11am
Lark Cafe, 1007 Church Avenue, Brooklyn

Sundays, 10am
Lark Cafe, 1007 Church Avenue, Brooklyn