• House Party Winter Session

    House Party Winter Session

    Over at THE BROOKLYN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC the winter trimester of THE HOUSE PARTY is up and running! This is a multicultural early childhood music education program for kids ages 1-4 and their grown-ups. It’s based on my music and vision and I couldn’t be happier about the way the whole thing has evolved! We… More »

  • The Best of Dan Zanes is here!

    The Best of Dan Zanes is here!

    TODAY IS THE DAY!!! GET LOOSE AND GET TOGETHER!: THE BEST OF DAN ZANES is out for public consumption! YES! It’s greatest hits time and it’s a chance to say thank you.  Thank you for 15 years of musical meanderings, wanderings, and community gatherings. You can purchase “Get Loose and Get Together!: The Best of… More »

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    the webseries is here!

    the webseries is here!

    Here they are, the first 3 episodes of the Dan Zanes and Friends web series! If I had to make a list of fun things to do during a heat wave I would put filming webisodes at the top. We made these during the summer of 2012 with our friend Matt Mayers and if you… More »

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    new wonder wheel app!

    new wonder wheel app!

    there’s a new app for my song WONDER WHEEL! my brother-in-law DONALD SAAF did the illustrations and the app makers at MIBBLIO cooked it up. you can listen to the instruments separately and play along on a keyboard with a variety of sounds. it’s definitely a 21st century folk experience! here’s a preview and click… More »

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Tune in to catch Dan on Sprout’s Sunny Side Up Show!

It’s a special day here at Festival Five as Dan has left Brooklyn and made his way over to 30 Rock to visit our friends in the Sunshine Barn at Sprout’s Sunny Side Up Show. Tune in this morning to sing along with Dan, host Emily and our good friend Chica!

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House Party Winter Session

Over at THE BROOKLYN CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC the winter trimester of THE HOUSE PARTY is up and running! This is a multicultural early childhood music education program for kids ages 1-4 and their grown-ups. It’s based on my music and vision and I couldn’t be happier about the way the whole thing has evolved! We… More »

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Rocket Ship Beach Radio new this weekend on Kids Place Live!

Well this is one dusty looking Facebook page, it’s covered in cobwebs!! My apologies, friends. I’ve been fixing up a new pad and moving in. But I stepped away long enough to record a new ROCKET SHIP BEACH RADIO SHOW for SIRIUS/XM! It’s on The Kids Place Live channel, of course. Channel 78. Here’s the… More »

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Dan Zanes General Store 20% OFF Sale!

This just in from Festival Five headquarters! The Dan Zanes General Store is celebrating the kick off of the holiday season with SITE WIDE 20% OFF SALE! Everything in the the shop is on sale- CDs, DVDs, Vinyl, T-shirts- you name it. Enter the code “happy holidays” during check out. Now through Monday 12/8 at… More »

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Dan Zanes House Party Classes- Fall semester!

The second semester of The Dan Zanes House Party – Songs and Stories from America’s Neighborhoods has begun! The class is an early childhood music program at the Brooklyn Conservatory based on Dan Zanes’ songs and personal vision for communal music making. Things are already off to such a beautiful start this season!! There are still openings for children ages 1-4 and… More »

The Best Of Dan Zanes

The Best of Dan Zanes is here!

TODAY IS THE DAY!!! GET LOOSE AND GET TOGETHER!: THE BEST OF DAN ZANES is out for public consumption! YES! It’s greatest hits time and it’s a chance to say thank you.  Thank you for 15 years of musical meanderings, wanderings, and community gatherings. You can purchase “Get Loose and Get Together!: The Best of… More »