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New annual gathering of kids and family music community will take place at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia on June 28-29

PHILADELPHIA (FEBRUARY 24, 2014): Early registration is now open for the inaugural KindieComm, to be presented by public radio station WXPN-FM and its award-winning Kids Corner radio program on June 28 and 29 at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia.

The focus of KindieComm is on creating, distributing and promoting independent music for kids. “This new annual gathering will inspire and inform musicians and the community of folks who support and maintain the Kindie music genre,” said Kids Corner host Kathy O’Connell.

• The festivities begin for KindieComm 2014 participants on Friday night, June 27 with a casual mingling event.

• A full day of networking opportunities and special-topic sessions, followed by an KindieComm industry showcase, is scheduled for Saturday, June 28.

• On Sunday, June 29, a Kids Corner Music Festival showcase (for which separate tickets will be available) will feature such renowned kindie musicians as Dan Zanes and Lucky Diaz, among others.

For full information and to register for KindieComm 2014, visit .  For more information about Kids Corner, visit, and WXPN’s website is

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Airing weeknights from 7pm to 8pm on WXPN-FM 88.5 FM, Kids Corner is WXPN’s live, interactive radio show for children that has earned more than two dozen broadcasting awards during its 26 years of broadcasting, including the prestigious George Foster Peabody Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in radio and television broadcasting. The show’s primary mission is to provide a stimulating variety of educational and entertaining topics, guests and music for children ages 6 to 13. The program also serves as a resource for parents, educators and professionals in child-related fields. Since March 2010, the Kids Corner Music Festival series has entertained more than 4,000 persons at events presented in Philadelphia, Central Pennsylvania and Wilmington, Delaware. With a mission to present quality music that the entire family can enjoy, these festivals showcase some of the newest and most popular sounds heard nightly on Kids Corner.