'Naptime' artist's concert to benefit children's museum

January 16, 2011 10:00:00 PM PST
The Women's Board and Board of Governors of Kohl Children's Museum will host a family fundraiser concert with five-time Parents' Choice Gold Award-winner Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players.

(RELEASE) The concert, geared for children up to age 8, will take place Saturday, January, 22 at 11 a.m. at the Glenbrook North High School Auditorium, 2300 Shermer Rd., Northbrook, Ill. Doors open at 10:30 a.m.

Justin Roberts is considered to be one of the "all-stars" of the indie family music scene. His most recent LP, Jungle Gym, was recently nominated for a Grammy for Best Musical Album for Children. His family album Naptime was named #1 Children's CD of the Year by Fids and Kamily Poll in 2006 and 2008, was selected as one of the top 25 Best Children's CDs of the Past 25 Years by Parent's Choice and was named one of Top 10 Children's CDs of the Year three times in a row by amazon.com.

Tickets are $10/person (in advance) and $12/person (at the door). For an additional $5/person, there will be a limited number of VIP tickets for a meet and greet after the show. There will also be merchandise and CDs available to purchase. Free parking is available. All funds raised from the concert will support Kohl Children's Museum's operations and programming. All concert proceeds will benefit Kohl Children's Museum of Greater Chicago. To purchase tickets visit kohlchildrensmuseum.org or call (847) 832-6600.