children's music en The Runaway Hamsters: Runaway <p>This week I'm breaking my usual format of covering locally-produced music, but I wouldn't do so if it weren't for a very good and noble reason.</p><p>While recently checking out the website <strong><a href="" target="_blank"></a></strong>, I discovered a story about <strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="" target="_blank">The Runaway Hamsters</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;, a 4-piece band of young rockers made up of siblings that include 9-year old Isabella and 8-year old triplets Abby, Gabby &amp; Riley Keen.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Hamsters are already gathering a lot of press across the country from such outlets as&nbsp;<strong>KNCI </strong>in Sacramento, CA and <strong><a href="" target="_blank">KTVB</a></strong> in their hometown of Boise, ID - if not so much for their punkish&nbsp;West Coast sound as for their incredibly big hearts.</span></p><p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:20:31 +0000 Jim Nolan 21024 at The Runaway Hamsters: Runaway Growing Sound: Delivering Positive Messages Through Music <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="" target="_blank">Growing Sound</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, based in Northern Kentucky, is an extension of <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Children, Inc.</a></strong> &ndash; an organization designed to help meet the needs of children and families.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sat, 12 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 18227 at Growing Sound: Delivering Positive Messages Through Music A song from Zak Morgan and Bootsy Collins <p>Cincinnati singer-songwriter <strong>Zak Morgan</strong> helps us kick off the fall/Halloween season with his song <strong>Case of Dry Markers</strong>, a duet with funk icon <strong>Bootsy Collins</strong>, off the CD <a href=";ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1380049257&amp;sr=8-1&amp;keywords=barber+of+the+beasts"><strong>Barber of the Beasts</strong></a>.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 05:30:00 +0000 Lee Hay 17719 at A song from Zak Morgan and Bootsy Collins Singer-Songwriter Zak Morgan <p>Grammy nominated singer/songwriter<a href=""><strong> Zak Morgan</strong></a> is a Cincinnati kid who writes smart, funny songs for kids that every parent can also enjoy. <a href=";s=music&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1354550830&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=zak+morgan"><strong>The Barber of the Beasts</strong></a> is his newest CD and it features 12 original story-songs, Zak’s take on the classic <strong><em>Swingin’ on a Star</em></strong>, and illustrations by the great <strong>C.F. Payne</strong>. He joins Brian O’Donnell to talk about his music, his live shows, and this new collection of songs.</p><p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 05:32:10 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 6758 at Singer-Songwriter Zak Morgan