Charlotte and the Hug Bug Band are currently recording her 14th album. It will be called "Diamond's by the Sea" with songs, "I Have Shoes and I Can Walk", "Put the Beat in Your Feet" and "Ottie the Otter". It will be released in the Fall of 2015!
PAST Concert Itinerary
Charlotte and the Hug Bug Band perform at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre
- January 2015 - Follow Charlotte on Facebook:
Charlotte Diamond Fan Page
- January 16 & 17, Surrey, BC - Children the Heart of the Matter Conference @ Bell Centre for the Performing Arts. Charlotte will be autographing her music and her new Children's book, "Slippery Fish in Hawai'i" in the Exhibit area.
- January 24, Ladner, BC - Delta Secondary School, Genesis Theatre, 5005 - 45th Ave. Family Concert at 2:00pm. Tickets are $3.00 and are available at all Delta French Immersion Schools.
- In South Delta - École Ladner Elementary, École South Park Elementary, École Cliff Drive.
- In North Delta - École Chalmers Elementary, École Devon Gardens Elementary, École Richardson Elementary,
École Sunshine Hills Elementary.
For info, call Cindy @ 604-952-5058 or email: email@example.com
- January 31, Fremont, CA - Family Concert @ 2pm for Music for Minors II @ Harbour Light - 4740 Thornton Ave. For info: www.musicforminors2.org
- February 4, Placentia, CA - Family Concert @ 6:30 pm - Placentia - Yorba Linda Unified School District Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by R.E.A.C.H. Foundation
- February 7, Long Beach, CA - BEST ARTS Conference @ Long Beach City College. www.bestartsconference.org Two featured workshops "The Joy of Singing Leads to Love of Language and Creativity". Click here to view Charlotte Diamond's P.R.I.Z.E. Method of Teaching Songs and Stories, Sample Lesson Plans and Themes.
Charlotte and children dance to a NEW SONG "I Have Shoes and I Can Walk"
- February 9, Abbotsford, BC - Family Day @ Highstreet Centre. Family Concert @ 1:00pm. Bring the whole family! Grandparents, too.
- February 13, Vancouver, BC - Arbutus Club - Dinner and Concert - Closed Event
- February 14 & 15, Nanaimo, BC - Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre d'Érable. Saturday night @ 6:30pm Valentine's Day Concert. Sunday Family Concert @ 11:15am. Venue: Beban Auditorium 2300 Bowen Road www.francophonenanaimo.org/festival/fest_en.htm
- February 28th and March 1st, Maillardville, Coquitlam, BC - Festival du Bois. Be sure to wear Plaid! In Mackin Park, in the Children's Tent: Sat Feb 28 @1:20pm and Sun March 1 @ 11:30am, Concerts in French, English and Spanish. www.festivaldubois.ca
Charlotte gives a hug to Sasquatch
- March 7, Port McNeill, BC - Family Concert @ 2:00pm - Venue Cheslakees Elementary Gym
- March 8, Port Hardy, BC - Family Concert @ 2:00pm - Civic Centre
- March 12, Maple Ridge, BC - ACT Theatre Performance with Kanaka Creek School Choir. Family Concert @ 7:00pm www.theactmapleridge.org Box Office: 604-476-2787
- March 25, Maple Ridge, BC - ACT Theatre Performance with Kanaka Creek School Choir for preschoolers and their families @ 6:30pm. For the "Ready, Set, Learn" Program. Groups and Families MUST register
www.theactmapleridge.org Box Office: 604-476-2787
- April 12, Sunday, Vancouver, BC - Canucks Autism Network Family Festival - Jack Poole Plaza, 999 Canada Place @ 1:15 pm www.canucksautism.ca/support/CAN_Family_Festival_2015.htm
Charlotte, Fin and friends perform "Listen to the Water" at the Canucks Autism Network Family Festival
- April 25 - West Vancouver, BC - Family Concert at 11:30am - West Vancouver Memorial Library - NOW FULL Call 604-925-7408 to be Wait Listed.
- April 25 - Surrey, BC - Surrey Party for the Planet @ Surrey City Hall Plaza, 13450 - 104 Ave. @ 4:00 pm www.surrey.ca/partyfortheplanet
- May 8 - Cranbrook, BC - Teacher's Workshop (The Joy of Singing Leads to a Love of Language & Creativity) @ 1:30pm - 3:30pm - Key City Theatre - Contact Carol Johns for information firstname.lastname@example.org
- May 9 - Cranbrook, BC - Kootenay Children's Festival @ Key City Theatre. Two Family Concerts @ 11am & 2pm - Tickets available at the Box Office 604-476-2787 or on-line www.keycitytheatre.com
- June 13 - Coquitlam, BC - Teddy Bear Picnic in Town Centre Park - 1229 Pinetree Way - Family Concert @ 4:30pm - 5:30pm - Bring Your Teddy Bears! www.festivalcoquitlam.ca/events/teddy-bear-picnic-familyconcertfestival
- June 14 - New Westminster, BC - Massey Theatre Home Coming @ 7:30 pm - Gala Performance & Memories of the Massey www.masseytheatre.com - An appearance by Charlotte & Matt with memories of her teaching years at New Westminster Secondary and performances on the Massey Theatre stage. Come share the musical memories.
- June 27 - Gibsons, BC - Matt Diamond solo concert for families at the Sunshine Coast Children's Festival @ 2:00pm for info contact email@example.com
- July 1 - Edmonds Park, Burnaby, BC - Celebrate Canada Day with Charlotte and Matt - Family Concert @ 12:00 - 1:00 pm - 7433 Edmonds St. www.burnaby.ca/edmonds - Edmonds Community Centre 604-297-4838 - Limited Parking -
- August 28 - Richmond, BC - Steveston - Gulf of Georgia Cannery Concerts Series - Family Concert (Indoors) @ 7pm
- September 13, Squamish, BC - Squamish Kids Festival @ 11:00 am - Location TBA
Charlotte sings "Zulu Carol" with ShowStoppers
PAST Concert Itinerary
- Sept 14, 2014 Rock Creek, BC, “Rock Creek and Boundary Fall Fair” – Family Concert @ 2 pm. www.rockcreekfallfair.ca
- Oct 16 & 17, 2014 Saskatoon SK, Early Childhood Teachers ECEC Annual Fall Conference. Circle Drive Alliance Church. Keynote Presentation: “The Joy of Singing Leads to a Love of Language”. www.saskecec.ca EVENTS
- Nov 3-8, 2014 San Francisco Bay area & Stockton, CA, Concerts and Workshops
- Nov 3rd 2014 - Educational Concert at Taft School, Redwood City organized by PON www.peopleofnote.org
- Nov 4th, 5th 2014 - Stockton, Musical Chairs Series – Workshop on Nov. 4 @ 7 pm at United Methodist Preschool. Phone (209) 487 2559
- Nov 5th 2014 - Stockton, Musical Chairs Series - Educational Concert @ 10:30 am in the Scottish Rite Auditorium.
- Nov 6th 2014 - Fremont – Music for Minors II – Workshop @ 7pm, Niles School Auditorium www.musicforminors2.org To reserve your seat: call MFMII at 510-733-1189 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
SAVE THE DATE! Charlotte returns January 31, 2015 for family concert at Harbor Light Church, 2:00pm
- Nov 8th 2014 - Saratoga - Family Concert at St. Andrews Episcopal School, organized by People of Note in the Los Altos/Palo Alto area www.peopleofnote.org
- Nov 14 2014, Sooke, BC, Bilingual school shows, Sponsored by Sooke Chapter, Canadian Parents for French
- Nov 15 2014, Victoria, BC, French Fun Fair, Sponsored by Victoria Chapter, Canadian Parent for French. A bilingual, Central Middle School, 1:00 pm. Tickets $5 for general public, free for members of the CPF. For info, contact email@example.com
- Nov 22 2014, Richmond, BC, Lansdowne Centre - Family Holiday Concert @ 1:00pm www.lansdowne-centre.com
- Nov 23 2014, North Vancouver, BC, Edgemont Village beside BC Playthings. FREE Family Concert at 11:00 am to Celebrate 38 years of PLAY and the retirement Pat Gallaher. www.bcplaythings.com 604-986-4111
- Dec 6 2014, Vancouver, BC, City Square Shopping Centre @ 11:00 am – For information - www.mycitysquare.com - Very close to Broadway/City Hall Skytrain station.
- Dec 19 2014, Surrey, BC, Centre for Child Development @ 9:30 am Closed Concert
January 25 2014, Surrey, BC,
The launch of the Surrey Library “Read to Baby” Program . Featuring a Mini Concert with Charlotte and Matt Diamond @ 12:00 pm (autograph signing after the show) @ Centre Court of Gilford Town Centre - 10355 - 152nd St. – A great way to celebrate Family Literacy Day from 12- 3 pm. www.surreylibraries.ca
February 10 2014, Maple Ridge, BC,
The ACT, Arts Centre Theatre, 3:00 pm, Family Concert with the full Hug Bug Band. 11944 Haney Place, Maple Ridge, www.THEACTMAPLERIDGE.ORG
(604)476-2787. Celebrate BC Family Day with Charlotte. There will be a special appearance by "SASQUATCH"
February 15 & 16 2014, Vancouver, BC, WINTERRUPTION, Granville Island, Picnic Pavilion @ 11:00 am each day, Bilingual Family Concerts, presented by the Vancouver International Children’s Festival and Granville Island.
March 1 2014- Appearance on Global BC Weekend Morning News interview with Lynn Colliar and mini performance with Charlotte and Matt Diamond
March 1 & 2 2014, Coquitlam, BC,
Festival du Bois, Mackin Park in the Children's Tent, www.brownpapertickets.com
Concerts in French, English and Spanish. Showtimes are: March 1st @ 1:10pm and March 2nd @ 3:00pm www.festivaldubois.ca
March 6 2014, Abbotsford, BC, Family Concert @10:30 am Cascade Community Church – 35190 Delair Road. Sponsored by Abbotsford Child Care Resource and Referral. Closed Concert
April 1 – April 6 2014, Los Angeles, CA – School Tour and Family Concert
April 1 2014 - Lennox School District, CA - 2 shows @ Delores Huerta School 9:30 am and Felton School 1:00 pm
April 2 2014 - Launch School, Torrance (2 shows)
April 3 2014 – Dyer Street School, Sylmar
April 6 2014 - Family Concert @ 4 pm at the Congregation Ner Tamid Synagogue, Rancho Palos Verdes.
April 25 2014, Pitt Meadows, BC,
– Family Concert - 6 pm @ Pitt Meadows Civic Centre. 100 Year Centennial Celebration for the City of Pitt Meadows. Go to pittmeadows.bc.ca
and click on the Centennial Logo
May 3 2014, SFU campus, Surrey, BC
- Canadian Parents for French "Concours d'art oratoire" Speech Arts competition in French. Charlotte is a musical guest @ 12 noon. www.cpf.bc.ca
May 25 2014, Richmond, BC
- Richmond Olympic Plaza - SOS Children's Village Run and Walk - Charlotte's performance at 10:40 am will include her new song "One Big Family" writen for SOS Children's Village - for information visit www.sosbc.org/news-events/Run
May 25 2014, Surrey, BC - Kidsbooks South Surrey Store - 15033 - 32nd Ave. Surrey - 604 541 9939 - Mini Concert and Autograph session at 2:00 pm to celebrate the release of Charlotte's New Book, "Slippery Fish in Hawai'i" and her latest CD, "24 Carrot Diamond - The Best of Charlotte Diamond" - Tickets are $5.00 and count as a coupon for $5.00 off the purchase of Charlotte's Music
- June 7 2014 – Coquitlam, BC, Teddy Bear Picnic / Coquitlam Festival @ Town Centre Park – 1229 Pinetree Way. Concert @ 4:30pm Bring your Teddy Bears and join Charlotte with “My Bear Gruff”.
- June 14 2014 - Nanaimo, BC, Family Concert - Sponsored by Discover Montessori School @ 11:00 am - Genesis Christian Centre - 4355 Jingle Pot Road, Tickets available at Kool and Child - 250 585 1778 - Qualicum Toy Store 250 752 1937 and Discover Montessori School 250 760 0615 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
- June 21 2014 – Walnut Grove, BC, Family Day Festival - Walnut Grove Community Park www.wgba.ca/familyday/ 8919 Walnut Grove Drive- Concert at 11:30am
- July 1 2014, (Canada Day) - Victoria, BC, Legislature Grounds, celebrate Canada Day with Charlotte and the Hug Bug Band at an afternoon performance on the Main Stage @ 3:40pm www.victoriacanadaday.ca
- July 4 2014, Richmond, BC - Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston. "Music at the Cannery" Family Concert 6:30 to 7:30 pm. Tickets by donation. http://www.gulfofgeorgiacannery.com12138 Forth Ave. 604 664 9009
- July 11 2014, Richmond, BC, Steveston @ 11:00 am Concert at Splash Toys, 140-3580 Moncton St. 604-241-0234 Hola! Celebrate World Cup Costa Rica Day - some songs in spanish. Have Charlotte's NEW BOOK "Slippery Fish in Hawai'i" autographed.
- July 12 2014, Whistler, BC, Whistler Children’s Festival with the Hug Bug Band @ 1:45pm www.whistler.com
- July 17 2014, Houston, Texas, Region 4 Education Center Conference. Keynote Presentation. "The Joy of Singing Leads to a Love of Language - Songs and Teaching Ideas to Enhance Curriculum and Communication Skills."
- July 26 2014, Port Moody, BC, Family Concert in Rocky Point Park. Saturday @ 2:00pm Sponsored by the City of Port Moody. Concert is FREE
October 9, Abbotsford, BC, School District #34 - Early French Immersion Concert @ Abby Arts Centre
October 26, Aldergrove, BC,
Wall-O-Lanterns Event - A Pumpkin Carving Celebration and Family Concert @ 5:30 pm. Philip Jackman Park, 32nd Ave & 271 St. - For information: www.aldergroveba.ca/wallolantern
Let's go "looking for Dracula"!
Release of NEW Children's Board Book
, "Slippery Fish in Hawai'i" - An illustrated version of Charlotte Diamond's best-loved song!
$12.00 Canadian (including taxes)
Almost every preschooler in Canada, the USA and throughout the world can sing the song, "Slippery Fish" (also known as "Octopus") by Charlotte Diamond. This family favourite is recorded on "10 Carrot Diamond" and "24 Carrot Diamond".
Now you can take it home in book form with colourful illustrations that highlight Hawai'i's incandescent, vibrant underwater world.
Read, sing and laugh with your child as you follow this little slippery fish into the sea.
Illustrations by John Aardema
Published by BeachHouse Publishing
Contact: email@example.com for more information
November 13 & 14, Richmond, BC,
Workshop for Librarians - "The Joy of Singing Leads to a Love of Language". Richmond Public Library, Brighouse Branch, Kid's Place Program Room. November 13 @ 10 am - November 14 @ 1 pm - To Register: Please email Rita Avigdor firstname.lastname@example.org
or phone 604 437 8441
December 8, Vancouver, BC,
Vancouver Playhouse @ 11:00 am - A Holiday Celebration Concert with the Hug Bug Band and Perry Ehrlich's ShowStoppers Youth Choir. Sponsored by the Vancouver International Children's Festival. Tickets available from Tickets Tonight www.ticketstonight.ca
December 14, Vancouver, BC,
City Square Shopping Centre @ 11:00 am - For information - www.mycitysquare.com
- Very close to Broadway City Hall Skytrain station.
December 15, Richmond, BC,
Lansdowne Centre. Family Holiday Concert in the Holiday Theatre, Kiosk Court @ 1:00 pm www.lansdowne-centre.com
December 20, Surrey, BC,
Centre for Child Development @ 9:30 am Closed ConcertPAST Concert Itinerary
January 20, Delta, BC, 2:00 pm (Family Concert) GENESIS THEATRE, DELTA SECONDARY SCHOOL - 5005 - 45th Avenue, Ladner
TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE by calling Cindy at 604-952-5058 or email - email@example.com - See poster below
January 24, Richmond, BC
, Family Concert to celebrate Family Literacy Week - 10:00 am Richmond Public Library Brighouse Branch. 100-7700 Minoru Gate http://www.yourlibrary.ca/
January 26, Delta, BC, 2:00 pm (Family Concert) NORTH DELTA SECONDARY SCHOOL THEATRE - 11447 - 82nd Avenue, N. Delta
TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE by calling Cindy at 604-952-5058 or email - firstname.lastname@example.org - See poster below
February 1, Prince George, BC, Northern Early Learning Conference, School District 57, Keynote and Workshop, École Lac des Bois - For Friday registration Phone: 250-561-6800 ext 314. - Stacy Jeans email@example.com
February 2, Prince George, BC, Child Care Resource & Referral Conference - Morning Workshop for Child Care Providers, 8:30 am Ecole Lac des Bois - Saturday registration at CCRR or firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: 250-563-2843
Family Concert, 4:00 pm, Vanier Hall - Tickets available at studio 2880 on 15th Ave. or Phone: 250-562-2843
May 28 - June 2, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver International Children's Festival -
Five concerts with the Hug Bug Band. Granville Island - May 27 @12:30 pm - May 28 @ 10:00 am - May 29 @ 12:30 pm - June 1 @ 1:00 pm - June 2 @ 11:00 am www.childrensfestival.ca
July 1, New Westminster, BC, Canada Day Celebrations with Charlotte Diamond and The Hug Bug Band @ 1:15 pm - Queen's Park Band Shell - Wear red and white and bring your Canadian Spirit!
August 17, Port Moody, BC, Family Concert @ 12:00 noon, PCT Performance Stage - Rocky Point, "Community Picnic Celebrating Port Moody's Centennial" - For information visit http://www.portmoody.ca/
August 18, North Vancouver, BC, "Lonsdale Quay Market Summerfest" - Family Concert @ 1:00 pm - For information visit http://www.lonsdalequay.com/
Past Concert Itinerary
February 4 2012, Surrey, BC - Children the Heart of the Matter Conference. Bell Performing Arts Centre, Keynote and Workshop Presenter. For registration, contact Child Care Options 604-572-8032 or visit http://www.childcareoptions.ca/ February 11 2012, Fremont, California - Concert sponsored by Music for Minors II, 2:00 pm Harbor Light Church, 4760 Thornton Ave, Fremont. For tickets and information, please visit www.musicforminors2.org
February 21 2012, Cloverdale, BC - Cloverdale Catholic School Family Concert
February 24 & 25 2012, Spokane, WA - Eastern Washington AEYC "Gift of Childhood" Conference. Friday evening concert, Saturday: Keynote and Workshop Presenter - http://www.ewaeyc.org/ or Facebook
February 29 2012, Sylmar, CA - Dyer St. Elementary
March 1 2012, Long Beach, CA - Willow Tree Preschool, Veterans Park Community Center 10:00 am
March 5 2012, San Diego, California - Language Academy, concerts in French and Spanish March 10 & 11 2012, Calgary, Alberta - Alberta Family Child Care Conference.
For conference and concert: Glenmore Inn, 2720 Glenmore Trail SW.
Saturday, Keynote and Workshop Presenter.
Sunday, Family concert - 1:00 pm - For tickets and information: http://www.calgarychildcare.org/ or contact a Family Child Care Agency
March 25 2012, North Vancouver, BC - Centennial Theatre, Concert 2:00 pm, Box office: 604-984-4484 http://www.centennialtheatre.com
April 20 & 21 2012, Fort St John, BC - Friday evening and Saturday morning workshops, Saturday evening family concert. For information, contact 250-785-5701
April 22 & 23 2012, Dawson Creek, BC - Sunday matinee family concert, Monday evening workshop. For information, contact 250-782-1138, ext 221
- Ontario Schools Concert Tour 2012
- May 2 2012, Dallington School - Bilingual Concert
- May 3 2012, Cooksville Creek School
- May 4 2012, Sherwood Mills School (two shows)
- May 7 2012, Roberta Bondar School
- May 7-10 2012, Six concerts in French for Dufferin-Peel Catholic School District
- May 30 2012, Stockton, California - Migrant Education Preschool Family Night
- June 4 & 5 2012, Edmonton, AB - Three School Concerts in English at the Victoria School Theatre. Monday 9:30 am and 1:00 pm. Tuesday 9:30 am. For Tickets and more information, please contact Danielle Kowalchyk at email@example.com or to register click here
- June 9 2012, Coquitlam, BC - Coquitlam Festival, 4:00 pm, "Teddy Bear Picnic" Town Centre Park, 1229 Pinetree Way - http://www.festivalcoquitlam.ca/events/teddy-bear-family-concert-0
- June 17 2012, Vernon, BC - Wings and Wheels Family Event at the Vernon Airport. Sponsored by the Vernon Rotary Club.
- June 23 2012, Gibsons, BC - Sunshine Coast Children's Festival @ Dougall Park, 1:00 pm. Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Community Services. Visit http://www.sccss.ca/ - Charlotte Diamond CD's available at Wood's Showcase at Sunnycrest Mall near London Drugs in Gibsons
- June 26 2012, Redondo Beach, CA, Family Concert @ 4:30pm Temple Menorah Sanctuary - 1101 Camino Real - email: ConcertInfo@templemenorah.org
- June 28 2012, Newport Beach, CA - Two Way Bilingual Conference - Marriott Hotel - Charlotte presents workshops on the topic, "The Joy of Singing Leads to a Love of Language" (English and Spanish) http://www.twowaycabe.org/
- July 1 2012, Abbotsford, BC - Canada Day Celebrations - Abbotsford Exhibition Park Mainstage @ 3:00 pm
- July 20 2012, Vancouver, BC - Family Concert for the Sotos Syndrome Support Association Conference @ 7:00 pm - Coast Plaza Hotel - http://www.sotossyndrome.org/
- Aug 19 2012, Vancouver, BC - Music Fest Vancouver - VanDusen Botanical Garden - BMO Family Day - Two shows - 11:30am - 12:15pm, and 2:00pm - 2:45pm - Family Pass $25 - Phone: 604-257-8463 - http://www.musicfestvancouver.com/
- Aug 24 2012, North Vancouver, BC - Edgemont Village - North Vancouver Summer Concert Series - 2 shows @ 7:00pm and 8:15pm - sponsored by North Vancouver Recreation Commission - http://www.northvanrec.com/
PAST Concert Itinerary - Fall 2012
- September 22 2012, Red Deer, Alberta, Memorial Centre, 9:00 am & 11:00 am -125th Anniversary of the Red Deer Public School District - http://www.rdpsd.ab.ca/PancakeBreakfast.php
- October 9 2012, Maple Ridge, BC, Laity View & Eric Langton French Immersion Schools
- October 10 2012, Pitt Meadows, BC, Pitt Meadows French Immersion School
- October 20 2012, Burnaby, BC, Family Concert @ 2:00pm - St. Francis de Sales School - 6656 Balmoral St. Burnaby - For tickets call Parish Office 604-434-1328
- October 23 2012, Coquitlam, BC, Rochester French Immersion School
- October 25 2012, Port Coquitlam, BC, Irvine & Mary Hill French Immersion Schools
- October 26 2012, Coquitlam, BC, Glen & Porter French Immersion Schools, Sponsored by Tri-Cities Canadian Parents for French
- October 27 2012, Aldergrove, BC, Wall-O-Lantern Event - Family Concert @ 2:00 pm - A Pumpkin Carving Celebration! www.aldergroveba.ca/wallolantern
- November 10 2012, Coquitlam, BC, Chapter's Store in Pinetree Village @ 10:30 am - mini-concert and autograph session with Charlotte - located at unit 38, 2991 Lougheed Hwy Coquitlam PH: 604 464 2558
- November 23 2012, White Rock, BC, Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, 6:00 pm - http://www.shopsemiahmoo.com/
- November 24 2012, Richmond, BC, Lansdowne Centre. Family Concert, 1:00 pm
Kiosk Court, http://www.lansdowne-centre.com/
- December 15 2012, Vancouver, BC, City Square Shopping Centre, 11:00 am - http://www.mycitysquare.com/
- December 21 2012, Surrey, BC, Centre for Child Development, closed concert
To find out more about Charlotte Diamond's Concerts, please contact Harry Diamond at:
Hug Bug Music
Phone: (604) 274-8216
Fax: (604) 274-8210
For previous concert information, please click here.