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2nd annual Locals Week to feature homegrown El Paso musicians

El Paso International Music Foundation ‘Local’s Week’ returns with more musicians and more venues.

“The El Paso International Music Foundation’s intent during Locals Week is to highlight and shed a spotlight on our city’s talented musicians to further their mission of connecting the El Paso community and its local artists,” EPIMF Officials shared.

Throughout the year, the non-profit organization has provided local musicians with various workshops, mixers, music business education, and community outreach initiatives.

One of those initiatives includes bridging local artists and the El Paso community during Locals Week.

Last year, Locals Week drew over 2,000 attendees across nine different venues in and around the downtown area with bands and artists ranging from rock, jazz to hip-hop.

This year it returns bigger and better than ever with an even longer roster of musicians, bands and venues spanning a larger footprint across the city of El Paso. This year’s venues will include, Good Times, Love Buzz, San Carlos Building, The Lowbrow Palace, B-17’s Oyster Pub, INTL, Monarch, Neon Rose, The District, Pizza Joint, and the El Paso Street Car.

The public is invited to support local musicians during Locals Week with many of the shows charging no cover or a minimal cover charge of $5.

At least five of the venues will also be open to people of all ages with the rest set at 21+.

Locals Week begins Wednesday, September 25th through Saturday, September 29, 2019.

Rockin’ Tykes celebrates one-year anniversary with party

The El Paso International Music Foundation will be hosting their One-Year Anniversary of Rockin’ Tykes coming up on Saturday, September 21st.

Residents are invited to the One-Year Anniversary of Rockin’ Tykes from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Paso Del Norte Children’s Development Center.

A Fun Fair will follow the interactive music event with games and activities for everyone including giveaways.

The event is sponsored by the Paso Del Norte Children’s Development Center and Monk Drums.

“Rockin’ Tykes is one of the El Paso International Music Foundation’s community outreach initiatives that unites music and children from the ages of 18 months through 4 years of age with a fun, hands-on and educational atmosphere featuring live music performed by local musicians,” officials shared via an emailed news release.

Throughout the year, the non-profit organization has provided local musicians with various workshops, mixers, music business education and community outreach such as Rockin’ Tykes which aims to connect the El Paso community and its local artists.

“The free monthly event gives parents the opportunity to incorporate music to help nourish the mind, body, and creative spirit of their child through the art of music,” officials added.  “The participation of the parent is most crucial as both parent and child immerse themselves in this fun and playful music experience emphasizing peer interactions as well as developing communication and motor skills.”

Throughout the last year, Rockin’ Tykes was hosted at a variety of locations across El Paso, including Whole Foods, Sunland Park Mall, the Shoppes at El Paso and the El Paso Museum of History.

What: Rockin’ Tykes One Year Anniversary
When: Saturday, September 21, 2019 / 10 a.m – 1 p.m.
Where: Paso Del Norte Children’s Development Center, 1101 E. Schuster

Museum of History to Host Rockin’ Tykes Winter Celebrations Around the World

The El Paso Museum of History (EPMH) invites families to bring their children to sing, dance and play nostalgic childhood games this weekend.

EPMH is hosting the Rockin’ Tykes Winter Celebrations Around the World event on Saturday, December 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“We are so excited to have Rockin’ Tykes at the Museum of History. Partnering up with the EP International Music Foundation to bring in kids and their families into the Museum allows us to engage with children in new and interactive ways,” said EPHM Director Vladimir von Tsurikov.

“We invite community members to bring their kids and enjoy a fun-filled day at the Museum of History.”

The event, held in collaboration with the El Paso International Music Foundation, is an immersive music experience that offers engaging activities using various instruments, rhythm sticks, egg shakers, high impact movement, music and more. The program is geared towards children 18 months to 4 years accompanied by a parent or guardian.

The program Rockin’ Tykes is held monthly at various family-friendly community locations.

According to officials, Rockin’ Tykes highlights the “importance of parent and child play, as well as exposure and facilitation of peer interactions. The goal of the program is to make a positive impact in children’s overall development and well-being through the arts.”

The theme for December is Winter Celebrations Around the World highlighting cultural and holiday traditions from different parts of the globe.

Following the musical activities, children can participate in make-and-take holiday craft projects, and guests are welcome to explore museum galleries.

The El Paso International Music Foundation (EPIMF) is a new organization established to empower musicians from El Paso and neighboring cities Juarez and Las Cruces. Through education and advocacy, EPIMF promotes the local music scene, assists artists to achieve their career goals, and facilitates attainment of affordable health care services.

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