Monday, May 14, 2012

Every Family Rocks! Des Moines ~ Enter to Win a 4 Pack of Tickets

Employee & Family Resources, Every Family Rocks! Des Moines Family Music Festival, will be rockin’ May 27, from noon to 5 p.m. at 7 Flags Event Center, 2100 NW 100th Street, in Clive, Iowa. This year’s Festival features Grammy-nominated Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players, whose bright songs have caused kiddie mosh pits to break out at concert performances across the nation. Other critically acclaimed, family-friendly performances will include Des Moines-area rockers The Nadas and the inventive The Verve Pipe.

In addition to great music, there will be loads of hands-on activities, crafts, games, food and music:
·         Balloon creations by Jonathan May, The Magic Man
·         Reptile exhibit and demonstrations by Iowa Reptile Rescue
·         Cookie decorating
·         Tons of crafts, including spider puppets by Very Special Arts (VSA) artists
·         Activities from the Science Center of Iowa
·         Central Iowa Jam Band
·         Appearance by Bankers Trust’s mascot for kids, Junior Saver
·         Face painting, sparkle hoop dance, much more!
The band line-up begins at 1 pm with The Verve Pipe, followed at 2:30 pm by The Nadas, and Justin Roberts & the Not Ready for Naptime Players at 4:00 pm.

You can get your tickets to Every Family Rocks! in advance for $10 or $15 at the door – children age two and under are free – and are now available at area Dahl’s and Hy-Vee stores, and online at To find more information about the bands and the day’s schedule of events visit
My family attended this event last year for the first time and had a lot of fun there.  I'm anxious to hear children's music from the Verve Pipe and my kids always have a great time at The Nadas concerts.  It's a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon for the benefit of Employee & Family Resources.
The Giveaway:  I'm very excited to have tickets to the event on May 27th to giveaway to two lucky readers!  Each will win a family 4-pack of tickets.  Enter using the simple rafflecopter form below.  Good luck!


  1. This looks like a great show!

    1. Looking forward to seeing the Verve Pipe!

  2. Thanks for your card at Music Together this morning. :)

  3. having a great time with my son

  4. Sounds like a lot of great activities and great music!

  5. It all sounds fun!