UPCOMING SHOWS

Previous events

Oct20

Karen K & the Jitterbugs

Robbins Library, Arlington, 700 Mass Ave, Arlington, MA

We can't wait to rock with you in one of our favorite spots in New England - Robbins Library in Arlington!  It's FREE! Come a ½ hour early to pick up your ticket. 

FREE! Pick up ticket ½ hour before show!

Oct18

Karen K & the Jitterbugs

Private Event, Scituate, MA

Aug20

Tunes and Tales at the Beebe Estate

Beebe Estate, 235 W. Foster Street, Melrose, MA

Our last show of the summer tour!  And it's here!  In Melrose!  One of the best communities around!  Come out for what will undoubtedly be one of the best shows of the summer for the Bugs. We like a strong finish. And we have one planned for ya...  

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  • "Power pop sheen that makes them fun for the whole family.” –The Boston Globe 
  • “Easily rivals the best of any Disney theme music.” –Rebecca Yorn Alison, Kids Can Groove 
  • “What Taylor Swift would sound like is she had a second grader who wanted to break free from school to hang with Mom…” –Jeff Bogle, Huffington Post Contributor 
  • “Pure pop confection.” –Stefan Sheperd, Zooglobble
  •  Rainbow has been created to jumpstart a dialogue in this diverse world we live in and that children will grow with...If music can help soothe the soul, then these songsters are here to do it." Gregory Allen, Broadway World (on "Rainbow")
  • "You'll find yourself singing and dancing without even trying!" -Mommy Poppins
  • As Seen on CBS New York
  • As Seen on PBS (WGBH)
  • Critics’ Pick, Time Out New York Kids 
  • Best of New York, New York Magazine

  • Redefines family connection is a constantly changing modern world. Funny, touching, and beautiful - this album is a testament to a gifted songwriter with a genuine and important American voice." -C.J. Pizarro (of L.A. based Mista Cookie and the Chocolate Chips) on Blue Bike Chronicles

  • Even on a warm summer-ish day like this, it's still a SPRING DAY! -Kathy O'Connell, WXPN Philadelphia (on Karen K single "Spring Day")

 

Clients & Customers

  • “Karen’s ability to connect with kids is the best I’ve ever seen.  There is nothing not to love about her and her Bugs.” –Executive Director, Chamber of Commerce, Arlington, MA 
  • "We've worked with a lot of performers of this age group, and Karen K & the Jitterbugs are the best.  Simply fabulous." -Jewish Community Centers of Greater-Boston 
  • “Colorful, magical, whimsical and just perfection!" -Carol Waxman, Children's Services Librarian, West Hartford, CT 
  • “All of the songs are sing-a-long FUN!” – National iTunes Customer

 

Appearances

Boston Summer Arts Weekend, Copley Square, Boston 

Kids Really Rock Festival, Boston 

Smithsonian Discovery Museum, Washington, DC 

Kidchella, Philadelphia, PA 

WGBH Ice Cream Fest, Boston, MA 

Summer on the Hudson Series, NYC 

Union Square Park, NYC 

Chicago Botanic Gardens, IL  

Coolidge Corner Theatre, Brookline, MA 

Regent Theater, Arlington, MA 

Club Passim, Cambridge, MA 

Cabot Theater, Beverly, MA 

Lowell Summer Music Series, MA 

and more...

 

 

“Spiky, power-pop sheen…fun for the whole family!" ”

— The Boston Globe