Downtown Des Moines will be filled with the peppy strains of “My Brother Did It,” “Tickle My Toes,” “Henrietta’s Hair,” and other favorites from children’s singer-songwriter Justin Roberts.
FREE CONCERT Justin Roberts and The Not Ready For Naptime Players will perform a free concert at the Simon Estes Amphitheater following the Live Healthy Iowa Kids Run race at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 17. The event will be open to the public. Race participation is not required for admission.
Justin Roberts is a Grammy nominee and a winner of seven Parents’ Choice Gold Awards. Critics have praised his insight into a child’s point of view, as well as his ability to entertain both kids and adults. And the best part, he grew up right here in Des Moines.
What critics say about Justin Roberts:
“On your feet fun and laugh-out-loud funny.” —People
“A master of conjuring up images that resonate with the young ones.” —Entertainment Weekly
“He has a remarkable ability to see through a child’s eyes.” —The New York Times
“Hands down the best songwriter in the genre.” —USA Today