Win Tickets to the Little Folkies Family Band Concert at the Sweetwater in Mill Valley

August 25, 2016

Little Folkies Family Band at Sweetwater Mill ValleyCome down to the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley for an all-ages concert of folk music for grown-ups and kids alike! The Little Folkies Family Band performs at "Date Night with the Tots" at the Sweetwater on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 4 pm. Read on to learn how to win tickets to the show.

The band plays a mix of Little Folkies originals and old traditional folk songs for children. Inspired by the children's music of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Ella Jenkins, Jean Ritchie, Ruth Crawford Seeger's American Folk Songs For Children, David Grisman and Jerry Garcia's Not For Kids Only, Doc Watson's Songs for Little Pickers and more. You might even hear a little Bob Dylan or Grateful Dead cover songs as well if you're lucky. The four-piece band features Irena Eide (founder and composter of Little Folkies) on vocals and guitar, Matt Porter on banjo, Julay Brooks on mandolin and harmonies, and Grammy-nominated bassist Paul Knight.

We're giving away two sets of two tickets for the fun family concert. To enter to win, send an email to with "Little Folkies" in the subject line by 11:59 pm on Friday, August 26; we'll choose two winners at random on Saturday morning. Read our contest rules here.

Tickets cost $12 for kids ($17 at the door) and $17 for adults ($22 at the door). Babies under 6 months are admitted free. Order advance tickets online. The Sweetwater Music Hall is located at 19 Corte Madera Avenue in Mill Valley; visit them online at

Little Folkies offers folk music classes for children ages 0–5 and their grown-ups. The classes are mixed ages with babies, toddlers preschoolers, parents, grandparents and caregivers all getting together every week and singing together like one big family! Their fall semester begins the week of September 27 with a full schedule at Sprout in Mill Valley and at locations in San Francisco. Learn more about Little Folkies at