Children’s Concert: A Dog Named Moo and His Friend Roo

Saturday, February 2, 2013    |    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Kids and kids-at-heart are encouraged to dance and sing along to lighthearted, humorous tunes of essence! Infused with ukulele, guitar and banjo, the whole family will enjoy songs such as “T REXXXXX!,” “Gotta Wear Clothes,” “Everybody Has a Butt,” “Rocks ‘n Sand,” and “Comin to Getcha.”

ADMISSION: Free with paid museum admission.
The show starts at 11:00am in the Theater at the Children’s Creativity Museum.


Teacher Barb – Opening Performance (11:00am – 11:15am)
essence – Main Performance (11:15am – 12:15pm)
Enzo Garcia Closing Performace (12:15pm – 12:35pm)


Essenceessence is a sixth-generation San Francisco native who grew up immersed in music and the arts. Her parents were artists and quintessential flower children from Haight-Ashbury, hence her given name is spelled with a lowercase e. Upon graduating from college, essence signed to a division of MCA Records.

In 1998, she won The National Lilith Fair Talent Search (5,000 entries). essence was then signed to RCA records for three years and worked with producer Bill Bottrell (Michael Jackson, Sheryl Crow). With producer Garth May, she completed her critically acclaimed ‘Mariposa’ record. Subsequently she signed with Or Music (Los Lonely Boys, Matisyahu) out of Manhattan. essence produced ‘Feels Like The Future’ independently in 2009 which lead to winning the Grand Prize for the Great American Song Contest (15,000 entries), and second place in the International Song Writing Contest (2010). essence has opened for Jason Mraz, Shawn Colvin, Tom Petty, Sarah McLachlan, Natalie Merchant, Chrissie Hynde, Steve Miller and Linda Perry.


    10:00am to 4:00pm