Perth Fair
Sep
2
12:15 PM12:15

Perth Fair

Can't wait to rock the PERTH FAIR!!

Fun times ahead in the Children's Zone with TWO shows at 1215pm and 2pm!

A Tradition Built on Excellence. The Perth and District Agricultural Society is a nonprofit organization that hosts a Fair Labour Day weekend in Perth, ON. The organization is made up of hundreds of volunteers who come together to present a balance between agricultural and entertainment events. We continue to build upon tradition while embracing the future and look to bring the best possible Fair to the Perth Fairgrounds.

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Bayshore Park Children’s Fest
Aug
25
5:30 PM17:30

Bayshore Park Children’s Fest

I have been looking forward to performing at this event in this great community for a few months now!

Event for family fun to inspire children and adults alike, featuring free pizza-making workshops for children, live music and magician acts. The afternoon kicks off with pizza-making workshops for children. Volunteers provide tutoring for children to bake pizzas at the community oven. After the bake, performer and singer Derek McKinley organizes a singalong workshop for children and parents. After the singalong, the illusionist Chris Pisworth amazes the Fest with his magical tricks!

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Trailwest SummerFest 2018
Aug
25
1:00 PM13:00

Trailwest SummerFest 2018

I'm very much looking forward to rockin' out with everyone at this fantastic event in Kanata!

Come join your neighbours for a fun filled afternoon at the Kristina Kiss Park! 

We will have a bouncy castle and slide, a BBQ, ice cream and so much more! 

See you there!

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Crafts & Drafts Ottawa (take two)
Aug
25
11:30 AM11:30

Crafts & Drafts Ottawa (take two)

Beyond the Pale Brewing Co. X Freewheeling Craft are back for round two after an epic first edition of Crafts & Drafts. 

So looking forward to performing for the children on the beautiful new patio at Beyond the Pale Brewery!

Another family friendly event including kids activities, music + entertainment, local makers, artisan food and of course, craft beers from BTP. 

RSVP for updates on the fun we're planning.

$2 at the door (kids under 16 are free).

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WESTBORO FUSE STREET FESTIVAL!
Aug
18
10:30 AM10:30

WESTBORO FUSE STREET FESTIVAL!

August 18 – 19 Westboro Village is hosting a block party on Richmond Road – with street closure from Golden to McRae. Live music and entertainment all day and night, activities for all ages, fun, food and fashion all jam packed in a less than 1 KM stretch. Check out family entertainers Junkyard Symphony and Sing Song Party Time in the daytime, then get a patio seat and watch the street performances of Dueling Pianos, Le Meow, and other local Ottawa acts!

In support of Cornerstone Housing for Women, and the Westboro Region Food Bank.

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Sunnyside Music School - Drop-in for little ones every Wednesday Morning!
Jul
11
to Aug 1

Sunnyside Music School - Drop-in for little ones every Wednesday Morning!

Hey members of the Old Ottawa South, and Glebe community, as well as parents all across Ottawa!

Sunnyside Music School is going to be hosting a drop-in music class with Derek Mckinley for young kids aged 3-5 every wednesday morning at 9:30.

This is a great opportunity to get your kid involved and excited about music young, and we couldn't have asked for a better instructor!

Please call or email us for any inquiries and we'd be more than happy to provide you with any additional information you might need.

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'Playgroups in the Parks' Series! Friday Mornings at Fisher Park!
Jul
6
to Aug 31

'Playgroups in the Parks' Series! Friday Mornings at Fisher Park!

Summer Park Parties are back at FISHER PARK!

Come rock out with me every Friday morning at 10AM starting July 6th, 2018! 

These shows are organized by Mothercraft Ottawa and EarlyON Child and Family Centre and are not to be missed! Such a wonderful group of community-minded people that create a welcoming atmosphere and fun vibe...looking forward to singing and playing outside under the trees with everyone starting July :0)

 

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'Sing Song Party Time with Derek McKinley' ALBUM RELEASE PARTY!!
Jun
24
3:00 PM15:00

'Sing Song Party Time with Derek McKinley' ALBUM RELEASE PARTY!!

Super stoked to be performing my set of children's songs at one of Ottawa's most epic pubs - Irene's! 

Bring your little ones out for a Sunday afternoon of fun music for both adults and children alike! Join us in celebrating the release of 'Sing Song Party Time with Derek McKinley' - his debut album of children's songs! The songs have been elevated to a rockin' level with the help of the SING SONG PARTY TIME BAND!

Derek McKinley

Derek brings his joy of life to music in a fun way inspiring children and adults alike! Supporting and encouraging the creativity and fun of music through songs that empower children and foster an appreciation for living healthy and environmentally aware.

The Band

Stephanie Leger – bass and vocals

Arturo Brisindi – drums

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Meow! That's Hot.
Jun
17
3:00 PM15:00

Meow! That's Hot.

The SING SONG PARTY TIME BAND (minus Arturo) are super pumped for this show! Here is the info from headlining act Hey Buster! Good times ahead :) 

Hey kids! Bring Dad to celebrate Father's Day at Meow! That's Hot Kitchen + Bar with Ottawa's own Hey Buster! providing great music, jokes, and tons of fun! You can sing and dance along to songs about stuff kids love, like riding the bus, worms, boogers and lice! Dad will love the clever lyrics and jokes, and can enjoy a cold pint of local craft beer along with the music. With special guest Derek McKinley and his Sing Song Party Time act. It's the perfect way for everyone to celebrate Father's Day together!

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GLOWFAIR 2018!!!
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

GLOWFAIR 2018!!!

So stoked to be rockin' the kids stage at GLOWFAIR this year!!

Get your summer started off right with some fun children's entertainment in the daytime at GLOWFAIR! http://glowfairfestival.ca

I'll be sharing the stage with Nick the Juggler and his amazing talent!(http://www.cowguys.com/nick/)!

Looking forward to dancing and singing under the sun on Bank Street :)

Fun times ahead!!!

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Touch-A-Truck!
Jun
10
10:00 AM10:00

Touch-A-Truck!

Super excited to be the Master of Ceremonies and to perform at this fun event! Here is the info from my good friends at Mothercraft...

Mothercraft Ottawa is a non-profit, multifaceted family service organization in the City of Ottawa, known for sterling programming and quality of childcare. We are community leaders in prenatal, early learning and parental support.

Touch a Truck is Mothercraft Ottawa’s annual fundraising event. Proceeds will be used to continue to support Ottawa’s vulnerable families through our award winning Birth and Parent Companion Program.

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Pop-Up Show! Album Release Party!
May
13
2:00 PM14:00

Pop-Up Show! Album Release Party!

Bring your moms out for a post-Mother's Day brunch pint at Beyond the Pale Brewery and Taproom! This event promises to be a fun-filled afternoon of rockin' children's music with singer and children's entertainer Derek McKinley and his jumpin' band - Stephanie Leger (bass/vox) and Arturo Brisindi (drums)! Come dance and sing in celebration of Derek's debut album of children's songs 'Sing Song Party Time with Derek McKinley'! 

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