Kids Summer Reading Shows: Didgeridoo Down Under

Find a new tune from the other side of the world with Didgeridoo Down Under! Didgeridoo Down Under is giving a high-energy Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, science, comedy, character building, and audience participation. Didgeridoo Down Under will have shows Thursday, June 14 at 11:00 AM and 1:30 PM in the Jones Meeting Room. This program is free and open to the public, and appropriate for all ages.

For the comfort and safety of all, space is limited to 150 for each show. Doors will open 15 minutes prior to each show with first come, first seated.

The didgeridoo, usually a hollow tree trunk, has been played by Aboriginal Australians for at least 1,500 years and is known for its otherworldly sound. Didgeridoo Down Under encompasses Aussie culture, animals, and more all while moving and grooving to the pulsing rhythms of the didgeridoo.

Didgeridoo Down Under is presented as part of the “Libraries Rock!” Summer Reading Program and is sponsored by the Johnson City Monday Club and the Friends of the Johnson City Public Library. Support materials are provided by the Tennessee State Library and Archives. The Summer Reading Program will continue through July 20th, and children are encouraged to register at the library or online at  For more information about this free program or other Youth Services programs, please call 423-434-4458. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram for up-to-the-moment updates on the library.

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