Julie Austin’s Children and Family Concerts

 Fun with puppets at a Kauai Family Concert!

Fun with puppets at a Kauai Family Concert!

“Julie Austin’s talent is marvelous and her love of children is evident.” CD Baby Reviews

Julie Austin is an engaging, energetic performer and song leader who travels nationally and internationally giving children and family concerts in community settings and auditoriums, libraries, schools, churches, festivals and as part of educational conferences.

She sings and accompanies herself on guitar, autoharp, ukulele and jawharp. Julie actively engages children and adults alike throughout her concerts. She has several popular children’s recordings that are used in classrooms and homes all over the world. Her last CD, “Fandagumbo” was a Parent’s Choice Silver Honor’s Winner.

Children singing & doing sign language during the song "Love Grows" Henderson, NV

Children singing & doing sign language during the song "Love Grows" Henderson, NV

Concert Description

This lively and interactive concert features Julie Austin playing guitar, ukulele, auto harp and jawharp as her audience sings, moves, does sign language and actively participates in musical storytelling. Julie has been delighting audiences for over twenty years nationally and internationally in auditoriums, schools, libraries and festivals.

“Guaranteed to have your hands clapping, your feet tapping and your fingers snapping!”

Listen to Julie’s music by clicking here or on the CDs link!

“Everybody Says Hello”
Summer in the City Concert with David Mosher
Birmingham, Michigan

Reviews and Kudo’s for Julie’s Children and Family Concerts

“I thought that your program was amazing, your versatility was outstanding, and the way you easily kept the children and their parents engaged was phenomenal.  The music you sang and played was accessible for all ages.  I learned so much from you and had a great time – thank you!”

“Julie Austin is one of the best children’s entertainers our library system has ever had!  She had both the children and the adults in the audience up on their feet, dancing around the room, and singing along to her songs.  Julie is a talented musician with the ability to connect with her audience, even in a crowded theater.  I would recommend Julie Austin to any community or school looking for a fun and energetic show!”

“One of the concerts was attended by almost 300 program participants. We combined the performance with a Family Focus event and offered the families pizza, family photos, and and a socialization/information sharing time with teachers and Family Advocates before the concert. The building was packed and Julie managed to pull everyone together to sing, dance, and share in her light-hearted way of having fun. Thanks for making this a wonderful community event.”

“Love Grows” with sign language
Summer in the City Concert with David Mosher
Birmingham, Michigan

Julie plays seventy five to one hundred concerts each year at libraries, schools, community settings as well as teaches weekly music classes for children ages three, four and five in Atlanta. She has also provided music enrichment classes for children in grades kindergarten through fifth grade.

Families dancing together in Henderson, Nevada

Families dancing together in Henderson, Nevada

Here are some of her past concert performances for 2011:

Julie’s Children and Family Concerts 2011

Collins Branch Library, Lawrenceville, GA

Five Forks Branch Library, Lawrenceville, GA

Duluth Branch Library
, Duluth, GA

Spivey Hall
, Morrow, GA

South Metro Performer’s Librarian’s Showcase
, Fayette County Public Library,
Fayetteville, GA

Coralwood School evening family concert, 
Decatur, GA

Chattahoochee Country Dancers Contra Dance
 “The Capetians” old time/swing band

Julie's name in lights! Bay City, Michigan

Julie's name in lights! Bay City, MI

Hillcrest Elementary School, 
Ithaca, MI

South Elementary School, 
Ithaca, MI

Luce Rd. Elementary School
 Family Concert, Alma, MI

Bailey Lake Elementary School, 
Clarkston, MI

Independence Elementary School,
Clarkston, MI

Perry Child Development Center
, Ypsilanti, MI

Holy Spirit Prep School
, Atlanta, GA

Little Shop of Stories
,Decatur, GA

Global Health and Humanitarian Summit family concert, Emory University Campus
Atlanta, GA

Woodstock Elementary School, Woodstock, GA

St. Anne’s Preschool,
Atlanta, GA

Contra dance with the Capetians, 
Clarkston Community Center
, Clarkston, GA

Contra dance with the Capetians
 – Dahlonega, GA

Wrightsville Library, Wrightsville, GA

Grantville Library, Grantville, 

Leslie Heard Library, 
Franklin, GA

Family concert, 
Dunwoody Library, Dunwoody, GA

Irwin County Library, 
Ocilla, GA

Victoria Evans Memorial Library
Ashburn, GA

Cook County Library
, Adel, GA

Carrie Dorsey Memorial Library 
Nashville, GA

Tifton-Tift County Public Library, 
Tifton, GA

Stone Mt. Library
, Stone Mt., GA

Jackson Butts Library, 
Jackson, GA

Morgan County Library, 
Madison, GA

Greene County Library, Greeneboro, GA

Clarkston Library, 
Clarkston, GA

Decatur Public Library, 
Decatur, GA

Monroe County Library
, Forsyth, GA

Douglas County Public Library
, Douglasville, GA

Mary Willis Library, Washington, GA

Thomson McDuffie Library, Thomson, GA

Taliaferro County Library, Crawfordville, GA

Satilla Regional Libraries

Douglas Library, Douglas, GA

Willacoochee Library, Willacoochee, GA

Ben Hill County Library, 
Fitzgerald, GA

SPARKS Program Celebration Concert, 
Clare, MI

Eatonton-Putnam County Library,
Eatonton, GA

Laurens County Library, 
Dublin, GA

Jonesboro Branch Library, 
Jonesboro, GA

Lithonia-Davidson Library
, Lithonia, GA

Mitchell Powell Branch Library, 
Newnan, GA

Harris County Library, 
Hamilton, GA

LaGrange Memorial Library
, LaGrange, GA

Roswell Library, 
Roswell, GA

Barnesville-Lamar County Library, 
Barnesville, GA

Vidalia Library, Vidalia, GA

Glennville Libary, Glennville, GA

Hazlehurst Library, Hazlehurst, GA

Mt. Vernon Library, Mt. Vernon, GA

Reidsville Library, Reidsville, GA

Lyons Public Library, Lyons, GA

Fayetteville County Public Library
, Fayetteville, GA

Chattahoochee Nature Center
, Roswell, GA

Capetians – Contra Dance, Birmingham, Alabama

Windmill Public Library, Las Vegas, NV

Centennial Public Library, Las Vegas, NV

Spring Valley Public Library, Las Vegas, NV

Sahara West Library, Las Vegas, NV

West Las Vegas Library, Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas Library, Las Vegas, NV

Clifton School Music Classes

Family Concert – USAF Lakenheath, UK

Woods Edge Learning Center, Portage, MI