ROCKLAND — Rockland Public Library hosts an Earth Jams Kids Concert Monday, July 11, at 2 p.m. This free, family event is on the lawn at 80 Union St. The rain date is Tuesday, July 12, at 2 p.m.

Jump on the Song Toboggan and sing along with Matt Loosigian of Earth Jams. Loosigian is a Brunswick-based folk singer, guitarist and songwriter specializing in playful, funny songs about ecology and being green. Join him as he works his musical magic in this interactive and fun music show.

“All four of us absolutely loved you. We’ve seen many performers over the years, and I’ve never noticed my children so entranced and so interested in remembering particular songs,” said Felicity, a parent of three.

Loosigian has the unique ability to capture and keep the attention of children from babies through elementary ages. Inspired by his incredibly dynamic voice and charismatic performance style, participants will sing, play and dance along as this musical wizard pulls giggles out of his guitar. As he performs, it’s clear that Loosigian has a great love of music, fun and children, and wants to transmit that love to the families.

“I believe that every child has a seed of music inside. If we nurture those seeds by teaching them to exercise their musical muscles from a young age, they will blossom into enthusiastic musical beings. I demonstrate how easy and fun it is to make your own music,” he said.

Loosigian has been spreading musical joy around Maine and New England since 2005. With a background in choral, solo and a cappella singing, he performs at school assemblies and family concerts, and leads workshops for teachers. In 2009, he released a solo album, “Hungry for the Sun,” which received a Kids Music Award, with songs about ecology and being green.

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