Justin Roberts and The Not Ready For Naptime Players

Family Concert


Sunday, September 10, 2023
10:30 – 11:30 am EDT
Scheuer Auditorium

Ages 3 – 8

Get ready to blow a shofar and ring in the Jewish New Year with five-time Grammy-nominated Justin Roberts And The Not Ready For Naptime Players. Called the “Judy Blume of kiddie rock” by The New York Times, Justin Roberts has helped create and define the modern family music scene with his smart, soulful songs that delight all ages. In celebration of Rosh Hashanah, Justin and his band present a special concert of songs filled with apples, light, and joy for the holiday. Hear additional tunes from Roberts’s 2022 Grammy-nominated album Space Cadet which encourages listeners to dig holes, be unicorns, and explore the spacey universe of their own imagination. 

Jason Rabinowitz of Grammy-nominated band The Pop Ups will be joining as a special musical guest of the trio, with puppets and more. 

Tickets: $18 Adult; $14 Jewish Museum Family member

Children are free; Includes Museum Admission.

Concert ticket reservations are required for both adults and children to reserve seats.

About Justin Roberts:

Five-time Grammy Nominee Justin Roberts is one of the founders of the modern family music scene. For 25 years, Roberts has been creating the soundtrack to families’ lives, helping kids navigate the joys and sorrows of growing up, while inspiring parents to remember their own childhoods. His unique pop songs draw comparisons to Elvis Costello, Fountains of Wayne, and Paul Simon rather than simple nursery rhymes, prompting USA Today to call him “hands-down the best songwriter in the genre.” Along with his band, The Not Ready For Naptime Players, Justin has traveled the globe, from Hong Kong to New York, and Miami to Seattle. His latest album, Space Cadet, is a return to his power pop all-ages sound. Heavily inspired by his life as a new dad, the feel-good album offers themes of inclusion and acceptance that wind through emotionally intelligent songs. Roberts creates a welcoming space for children to celebrate their uniqueness and dance it all out.

If you do not receive your ticket confirmation in your inbox or spam folder, please email info@thejm.org or call 212.423.3200 ext. 0.

Doors to the concert will open at 10:15 am.

After the concert, come to the Floor 4 Studio to enjoy our free Drop-in Art Workshop for families.

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