ROCKLAND — Chicago based, nationally touring kids’ musician Little Miss Ann and her band will bring a fun, interactive concert to the Strand Theatre stage, 345 Main St., Saturday, Oct. 15, at 11 a.m. As part of the Strand Family Series, the show can be experienced in person at the theater, or live streamed from home. Tickets for both options are offered on a Pay-What-You-Can scale, $0 to $20.

Little Miss Ann creates songs that kids can sing, jump and dance along to, and has made seven award-winning family music albums. She is a former Chicago Public School teacher, an instructor at Chicago’s iconic Old Town School of Folk Music, a mom and a first-generation Filipina American. Whether Ann is singing about Ube, a purple Yam, or the 606, a landmark trail in Chicago, her musical themes aim to inspire kids to let their own light shine in their own families as well as in their communities! Recommended ages for this show are 3 to 10 years. Running time is 60 minutes.

A free livestreamed “Green Room Artist Chat” with Ann Torralba, aka Little Miss Ann, hosted by Strand Education Manager Brittany Parker, will be presented Tuesday, Oct. 11, at 6 p.m. This presentation will be available to watch on the Strand’s Facebook and YouTube pages. During the chat, attendees hear about what the audience will see at Little Miss Ann’s upcoming performance at the Strand, and viewers will have the opportunity to ask questions via the comment sections.

Little Miss Ann’s family music albums span different genres such as indie, folk, rock, punk, country, bluegrass and more. Ann sings and plays guitar, ukulele, various flutes, and percussion instruments on her albums. Little Miss Ann’s last EP “Welcome Spring” was produced by Grammy winning producer Dean Jones. She has received wonderful accolades for her albums such as NAAPA award and Parent’s Choice Award. Little Miss Ann is actively involved with Family Music Forward, a diverse collaboration of family artists who seek to amplify black family artists in family music. She is also currently a Governor for the Chicago Chapter of the Recording Academy GRAMMYS®.

Sponsorship support for the Strand Family Series has been provided by Owls Head Transportation Museum and Rockland Harbor Hotel. Grant support for the series includes the Maine Arts Commission, Knox County Fund of the Maine Community Foundation, New England Foundation for the Arts, Nellie Leaman Taft Foundation, and Western Arts Alliance — Advancing Indigenous Performance Program.

More information, and tickets to see the show in-person or livestreamed, can be found at or (207) 594-0070.