TylerWould you like Kidz Town Rock to play at your school, function or party?
Email us at tyler.byrnes@gmail.com.

Kidz Town Rock is a band that plays fun and educational music for children of all ages. Our music is a great resource for both teachers and parents.

It has also proven to be an effective tool for school psychologists and social workers to help children learn various social skills. Kids love to sing along, dance and rock out with Kidz Town Rock!

Review from Roll Magazine -
With the grotesque popularity of the Bratz Dolls, it's hard not to be suspicious of anything aimed at children that replaces the letter 's' with the letter 'z'. Yet somehow Kidz Town Rock manages to rise above the choppy foam with an album of educational songs emphasizing social skills.

Written and recorded by Tyler and Vesa Byrnes, the associated website features testimonials from social workers, clinical psychologists and experts with the Children's Annex: a school for students who have autism spectrum disorders. An unspecified portion of the proceeds from the sale of the album will be donated to benefit children with autism.

But even with that very serious mission, the music manages to be the sort of fun all sorts of kids can enjoy. In fact I played it for my 7-year old daughter Madeline, and she was hooked. "I like everything about it," she said. "I'd put it on my iPod."

Positive messages like "I Want to Be a Role Model" and "Say Thank You" are delivered through raucous rock and roll, the kind one could imagine a room full of children singing and dancing along to. And what more could anyone want from a children's album?
(April 2009)

Kidz Town Rock collaborators and husband-and-wife team Tyler and Vesa Byrnes are, fittingly, all about the kids. Both work with special-needs children and bring this focus to musical fruition in their band's self-titled debut.

The album is marketed as an "educational CD emphasizing social skills for children 3-13," and is packaged with a list of accolades from people with titles that hold more water than the Hudson.

A departure from the current craze of ex-alt-hip rockers making music for kids that may also appeal to parents—or at least those who don't cause new dads to rip their receding hairlines out in "Bob the Builder" mania—Kidz Town Rock's raison d'etre is to teach children, and hold their attention by entertaining them.

The CD's 10 songs are upbeat rock, each concentrating on a specific lesson manifested by a repetitive lyric (think "All You Need Is Love"). The music is easy on the ears, nothing off the beaten path, sort of Monkees-genre rock with a tinge of twang and a hint of half-tempo Ramones. The best song on the album, "Pig on a Farm," embraces the silly and country with rhythmic harmonica and the sole appearance of Vesa on vocals, with Tyler joining in on a fun chorus.

Kidz Town Rock is very much a live band as well, performing regionally at local festivals and childrens venues. The project is in partnership with the Children's Annex of Kingston and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to benefit children with autism via the National Autism Association.

                                 -   by Jason Broome, November 25, 2009


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Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
Center for Spectrum Services
in Kingston and Ellenville

Wednesday, September 7th, 2014
The Bethlehem Fair

Tuesday, September 6th, 2014
The Bethlehem Fair
2:00pm & 4:00pm

Sunday, August 17th, 2014
Rhinebeck Farmers Market

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
Center For Spectrum Services
Ellenville, NY

Sunday, July 13th, 2014
Center For Spectrum Services
Kingston, NY

Sunday, October 27th, 2013
Rhinebeck Farmer's Market
10:30am - 1:30pm

Sunday, August 26th, 2012
Rhinebeck Farmer's Market Kid's Day!
Rhinebeck, NY
11am to 1:00pm

Friday, July 13th, 2012
Center for Spectrum Services
Ellenville, NY
12:45pm - 1:30pm

Sunday, October 30th, 2011
The Rhinebeck Farmer's Market
Rhinebeck, NY
11am to 1:00pm

Sunday, September 11th, 2011
The North Haven Fair
North Haven, CT
11am to 1:00pm

Sunday, July 24th, 2011
Rosendale Street Festival
Rosendale, NY
1:00pm Canal/Family Stage

Friday, June 17th, 2011
The Center for Spectrum Services
Harris, NY
1:30 PM

Friday, February 18th, 2011
The Center for Spectrum Services
Kingston, NY

Benefit Concert
for the Center for Spectrum Services
formally known as the
Children's Annex of Kingston

Saturday, April 3rd,2010

First Show Starts @ 11:30 AM
Second Show Starts @ 2:00 PM

atThe Rosendale Theater
408 Main Street, Rosendale, NY

Tickets- $8 Children / $12 Adults
Tickets may be purchased in advance at:
The Big Cheese in Rosendale
The Center for Spectrum Services and Burt's Electronics in Kingston
Little Ones & Jack's Rhythms in New Paltz
Mario's Pizza in Port Ewen

Winner of the 2009 Seal of Excellence Award
If you would like to contact
Kidz Town Rock to do a
benefit concert for your organization please email tyler.byrnes@gmail.com

VOLUME 2 - KidzTown Rock

VOLUME 1 - KidzTown Rock
* Portions of the proceeds of these CDs will be donated to benefit children with autism.

National Autism Association

Kidz Town Rock is partnering with The National Autism Association & also donate to the Children's Annex of Kingston, NY.

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Kidz Town Rock
749 Springtown Road,
Tillson, NY, 12486

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