Wednesday, July 19
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Moona Luna is the kindie group that the New York Daily News says is providing “the missing soundtrack for bilingual/bicultural kids.” After making a splash on the family music scene with their accordion-driven, Latin-inspired debut album, Piñata Party (2011), Moona Luna delivered something fresh in its sophomore album, Vamos, Let’s Go! (2013). Songwriter and bandleader Sandra Velasquez found inspiration in American pop hits of the 50s and 60s, and staying true to her bilingual mission, crafted Spanish and English lyrics for each song. Moona Luna has performed all over the country—from the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to Madison Square Park in New York City. Their third studio album celebrates their Latin roots and draws on broader musical influences from the African diaspora. The album’s ten upbeat songs chronicle a family bus adventure through South America. P A N O R A M A, was released on January 29, 2016, and won a Parents’ Choice Award.