KIDS LOVE DAVE JAY! – Shows and Music for Kids


Dave Jay Entertains Kids

The Show

Dave Jay’s highly acclaimed children’s show is comprised of fun, often character-driven original music and a few “Dave Jay-ified” classics.

He uses a guitar, vocals, schtick, and an ability to comically play off of what’s going on in the moment, creating a captivating performance that entertains children of all ages.

A Dave Jay performance is always very interactive and the kids will laugh, sing, think, shout and dance the whole way through.

In fact, he has been known to thoroughly entertain adults as well, because his material always aims high.

“You gave us such a gift!  We all had such a great time laughing, learning and listening to you play guitar and sing!  You’re the best!” –Jodi Ader, 3rd Grade Special Education Teacher, P.S. 38, Brooklyn, NY

“We LOVED Dave Jay.  His delightful, colorful show was a hit!” –Beverly Ellman, Director, United Cerebral Palsy, NYC

“Dave has a sensitive insight into the needs of these special children.” –Natalie Postelnek, Program Director, Special Kids Intervention Program

Costumed Characters

Dave Jay live at Books of Wonder, NYC’s largest independent children’s bookstore

Dave Jay can also make appearances as a costumed character or incorporate them into the act.

Some favorites have been Batman, a big, silly chicken named “Buck B’Gak,” or your favorite Beatle.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We’re so sure your kids will love Dave Jay, that we GUARANTEE it! They’ll laugh and learn, and have a grand time, or your money back. Check out the testimonials below, or click the button to request booking info from Dave Jay.


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Sample children’s Songs from Dave Jay’s CD Balloon to the Moon


Sample children’s Songs from Dave Jay’s CD Balloon to the Moon

QUOTES FROM KIDS:

3rd Graders:

“Thank you for teaching music.  I like the songs and you’re so funny.” –Joel, 3rd Grader, P.S. 38, Brooklyn, NY

“You made us laugh.  I like when you told us stories.  Come back soon!” –Joseph, 3rd Grader, P.S. 38, Brooklyn, NY

“You made us laugh and I like your songs.  I learned to hear different sounds on the guitar.  Please come back!” –Jose, 3rd Grader, P.S. 38, Brooklyn, NY

“Thank you for teaching us music.  All the kids had fun!” –Jason, 3rd Grader, P.S. 38, Brooklyn, NY

5th graders

“You were awesome.  You taught me a lot.  You are a true comedian.  I loved the melody of your own songs.” –Matt F., 5th Grader, Sunrise Park Elementary, Boca Raton, FL

“Your performance was superb and unique.  Thanks for teaching me about each Beatle; it was very intriguing to learn their life stories.” –Sydney K., 5th Grader, Sunrise Park Elementary, Boca Raton, FL

“I learned a lot about The Beatles that I never knew–not even my parents knew this incredible information!” –Ralph, 5th Grader, Sunrise Park Elementary, Boca Raton, FL

“Your song made the entire class laugh.” –Matthew C., 5th Grader, Sunrise Park Elementary, Boca Raton, FL

“You made the whole entire class laugh and sing along.  It was really fantastic.” –Joseph S., 5th Grader, Sunrise Park Elementary, Boca Raton, FL

“I learned a lot about The Beatles.  You are a good comedian, a good guitarist and really good at accents.  You rock.” –Elad A., 5th Grader, Sunrise Park Elementary, Boca Raton, FL

“I really enjoyed the show with accents and songs like “Yellow Submarine” and “Hello Goodbye”, and also the accents of John, Paul, George and Ringo.  The show never stopped making me laugh.  You are so amazing and entertain me  Thank you for your autograph.  You rock!” –Samantha K., 5th Grader, Sunrise Park Elementary, Boca Raton, FL

“Your performance was spectacular.  It was like I was there with the famous Beatles.  The accents were awesome.” –Miguel B., 5th Grader, Sunrise Park Elementary, Boca Raton, FL

Performances can be booked from 30 to 60 minutes long to accommodate your needs, and he is also available to walk around events as “strolling” entertainment either with-or-without a guitar, (or a silly bird hand puppet), allowing Dave Jay a chance to interact one-on-one, or in smaller groups.

Personalized Songs

Did you know? Dave Jay offers a unique personalized songwriting service, in which he writes, performs, records, and produces a memorable, creative custom song based on information provided about the subject/person whom the song is written in honor.

This is always a big hit live, but can also make a great gift or party favor for any occasion, including birthdays, weddings, graduations, anniversaries, new jobs, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, or even just  to let  someone special know you care.

For more info on personalized songs, check out the Custom Songs Page.