2022 Summer Series

The Clarion’s popular Summer Children’s Series begins June 15

The Clarion’s popular Summer Children’s Series begins June 15

Thu Jun 2, 2022

The Clarion at Brazosport College is pleased to announce a new roster of shows for its popular Summer Children’s Series.

The Summer Children’s Series consists of four weekly performances aimed for children, with shows every Wednesday from June 15 through July 13. All performances begin at 10 a.m.

This year’s matinee series will feature four artists, highlighting music, space and educational fun. Artists in the 2022 Summer Children’s Series include Janet’s Planet, Ken Waldman, Tom’s Fun Band and AndyRoo and the AndyRooniverse.

In addition to the four weekly shows, Janet’s Planet will also perform a special family show at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14.

Tickets for each show is $5 per person and are currently on sale. All shows are appropriate for children ages 4 to 12 and events are general seating.

Please call the Clarion Box Office at (979) 230-3156 to make reservations for your group. The Clarion at Brazosport College is located at 500 College Drive in Lake Jackson and can be reached by call (979) 230-3156 or visiting clarion.brazosport.edu.

This season’s lineup of summer matinees includes:

Janet's Planet

Special Family Show: Tuesday, June 14, 6 p.m. — $5
Summer Children’s Series Show: Wednesday, June 15, 10 a.m. — $5
Janet Ivey brings her PBS television show, Janet’s Planet, to the Clarion stage for two shows. Janet’s Planet” travels at the "speed of thought," introducing the wonders of the galaxy to families and young audiences throughout the country. The 45-minute interactive presentation engages and challenges young minds. Janet’s Planet will have two performances, a special family show at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, followed by a Summer Children’s Series performance at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 15.

Ken Waldman

Wednesday, June 22, 10 a.m. — $5
A Ken Waldman and the Wild Ones show is filled with string-band music, poetry, storytelling and more. Ken Waldman, Alaskan poet, storyteller, and fiddler, is a true original. All the way from Anchorage, Ken brings his poems and stories about life in the Alaskan frontier, which are as adventurous and grand as the Alaskan tundra. He will be joined by Houston banjo player Hannah Underwood, a former pre-school music teacher. Expect fun, surprises and first-class, Appalachian-style old-time fiddling.

Tom's Fun Band

Wednesday, June 29, 10 a.m. — $5
A Summer Series favorite, Tom’s Fun Band is a group of musicians who have come from very different musical backgrounds to bring fun music to children and families. Tom’s Fun Band was born when Tom Wilbeck decided to start writing children’s music for his twins. Today, Tom’s Fun Band can be seen at festivals, schools, libraries, fundraisers, parties, museums and anywhere positive, family music is needed.


Wednesday, July 13, 10 a.m. — $5

AndyRoo & the AndyRooniverse is the children’s music project featured on Radio Disney AM 1590. Andyroo & the AndyRooniverse has delighted kids of all ages at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, at the PBS Kids show at SXSW and on the Kids Country Stage with Radio Disney at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.